If Steve Jobs Were Alive Today…
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If Steve Jobs Were Alive Today…

If Steve Jobs were alive today, I'm sure he would be grinning from ear to ear at the news that Dell went private.  If you remember back in 1997, when Steve Jobs took over control of Apple as CEO, Michael Dell's advice … [Read more...]

Dell Goes Private In $24.4 Billion Deal
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Dell Goes Private In $24.4 Billion Deal

It's official, Dell wants to be a private company.  Private equity firm Silver Lake and Michael Dell want to officially acquire Dell, the world’s third-largest PC company, for $13.65 per share in cash in a deal that's … [Read more...]

Amazon Introduces Amazon Coins, Its Own Virtual Currency
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Amazon Introduces Amazon Coins, Its Own Virtual Currency

In a blog post on the Amazon App Store development blog, the company announced it would be introducing its own virtual currency called Amazon Coins.  The launch of Amazon Coins is slated some time in May and will offer … [Read more...]

Twitter Acquires Bluefin Labs to Step Up Its Social Analytics
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Twitter Acquires Bluefin Labs to Step Up Its Social Analytics

If you didn't think Twitter was serious about getting involved in social analytics, think again.  Twitter is acquiring Bluefin Labs according to a report by Business Insider.  Bluefin raised a reported $20.5 million … [Read more...]

Facebook Turns 9 Years Old Today
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Facebook Turns 9 Years Old Today

Happy birthday to Facebook! The company turns nine years old today.  After launching on February 4, 2004 in Mark Zuckerberg's Harvard dorm room, the site quickly gained popularity throughout the Harvard campus. … [Read more...]

A Nokia Windows Tablet Is Possibly In The Works
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A Nokia Windows Tablet Is Possibly In The Works

Nokia suggests a Windows tablet may be in the works after Nokia CEO Stephen Elop hinted to reporters in Sydney that the company might be considering expanding its portfolio.  Nokia, which has already aligned itself … [Read more...]

Energy Department Victim Of Sophisticated Cyber Attack
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Energy Department Victim Of Sophisticated Cyber Attack

The Energy Department was the victim of a sophisticated cyber attack two weeks ago, the agency confirmed in an email sent to employees Friday evening. The agency said that hackers penetrated computers and servers at … [Read more...]

Twitter Shows Real-Time Ads are the Next Big Thing
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Twitter Shows Real-Time Ads are the Next Big Thing

If you weren't watching the Super Bowl last night, you missed a rather bizarre occurrence (not for the 49ers, apparently). Early in the third quarter, with the Ravens leading the 49ers 28-6, half of the power went out in … [Read more...]

LaCie CloudBox Review
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LaCie CloudBox Review

Want an easy way to store, share, access, and backup files over your network? Then you'll definitely want to check out the LaCie CloudBox. LaCie's CloudBox is a NAS (network attached storage) device that connects to your … [Read more...]

The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Is Everything A Chromebook Shouldn’t Be
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The HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook Is Everything A Chromebook Shouldn’t Be

Ever see something for sale and wonder why anyone in the world would buy it?  Yes, well, that's the case with the new HP Pavilion 14 Chromebook.  Weighing in at 4lbs, it's almost twice as heavy as its competition by … [Read more...]

Twitter Hacked: 250,000 User Accounts Potentially Compromised
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Twitter Hacked: 250,000 User Accounts Potentially Compromised

Twitter informed us on Friday evening that its systems had been attacked this past week by an unidentified group of hackers.  As of right now it appears the hackers may have had access to the usernames, email addresses … [Read more...]

LadyCoders Gets Hacked Over Helping Women Get Tech Jobs
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LadyCoders Gets Hacked Over Helping Women Get Tech Jobs

If you haven't heard of the LadyCoders, then you will soon.  They've been hacked and attacked-- spurring debate on the blogosphere over their primary purpose: helping women get tech jobs in a male dominated … [Read more...]