Sinofsky Sets the Rules of Discussion on Windows 8

Steven Hodson | August 17th

The other day Steven Sinofsky, and the Windows 8 crew by proxy, broke cover with the first blog post about Windows 8 on the new Building Windows 8 blog, and now today we get...»

New Xbox 360 Dashboard Demo Leaked, Reveals Skype Integration

Kyt Dotson | August 17th

It’s been long rumored, but now it’s close to being confirmed: Skype integration will be coming to Xbox 360. Tom Warren at Winrumors discovered a video on YouTUBE (although quickly pulled by Microsoft) that demonstrates a...»

Be Smart About What You Post on LinkedIn

Angela Connor | August 17th

It’s one thing to gripe on Twitter. People expect it. If it’s a customer service issue and you’re lucky – the right person from Company X will see it, work to resolve your issue, and you can...»

Here Comes the Flood: Major VC Firms Funding Corporate Media Push into Social Media

Tom Foremski | August 17th

Somewhat lost in Monday's news because of Google's acquisition of Motorola, Buddy Media, a New York startup raised $54 million at a $500 million valuation. Buddy Media helps corporations set up and run their presence on...»

Microsoft Setting Traps for Leakers with Newest Tester Build of Windows 8

Steven Hodson | August 17th

One of the more interesting aspects of when Microsoft was working on Windows 7 was the fact that there were very few leaks of the new operating system but that hasn’t held true for Windows 8.  we...»

Lawsuit Implicates Cisco in Chinese Human Rights Violations, Censorship

Maria Deutscher | August 17th

Networking giant Cisco has been sued by Daniel Ward of law firm Ward & Ward on the behalf of Du Daobin, Zhou Yuanzhi, Liu Xianbin, and ten other Chinese political prisoners who requested to remain anonymous for...»

Patent Wars and Blackmail in Silicon Valley

Glenn Manishin | August 17th

With reality television all the rage, viewers may wonder why there’s been no reality series about the inbred high-tech ecosystem of Silicon Valley. There should be, because the reality of how our technology bastion really competes today...»

How to Measure Online Video Engagement

Daisy Whitney | August 17th

Online video advertising is on track to become one-third of all online display advertising by 2014, and as it grows advertisers will increasingly look to quantify consumer engagement with those ads. Engagement can run the gamut from time...»

27K South Koreans Sue Apple for $25M

Mellisa Tolentino | August 17th

Ever wonder why some apps ask for your location before you can access them?  Well I have.  It’s quite annoying actually but I never did allow it to use my location info.  Call it paranoia,...»

Big Data + Bioinformatics = Virtual Lab Rats

Cherr Aira | August 17th

Science and technology work together like dinner utensils. You may use them separately, but when you get to the main course, they make a great team.  Two of the hottest items in both fields now,...»