Thursday, March 31, 2011

10 Lessons from Angry Birds That Can Make You a Better CIO (

What's worse than an angry bird? An angry IT staffer. Consider these lessons from Angry Birds that could make you a better IT leader.


Monday, February 21, 2011

iOS developers making leap to the Mac, thanks to Mac App Store (Ars Technica)

When the App Store first launched on the iPhone, many developers made mobile versions of popular desktop apps. Now iOS developers are porting their mobile apps to Mac OS X, thanks to the Mac App Store.


Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Kyocera Echo Hands-On: Images and Video of the "First Dual-Touchscreen Smartphone" ('s Al Sacco was in New York City for Sprint's unveiling of the Kyocera Echo, which the wireless carrier claims is the world's first dual touch-screen smartphone. Check out the following details, images and video from the event for a first look at Sprint's latest Android device.


What's At Stake In IBM's Jeopardy Challenge? (Information Week)

Advances in assisted Q&A could find their way into medicine, legal, tech support and compliance applications.


Wednesday, November 3, 2010

New Congress, same approach to hot-button Internet issues? (Ars Technica)

Influential online privacy advocate Rick Boucher (D-VA) has lost his seat as the Republicans take control of the House of Representatives. But likely ascendant Joe Barton (R-TX) is still talking loud and tough about Facebook and other social networks. Does privacy legislation have a chance in the new Congress?


Thursday, October 21, 2010

Opinion: Yep, Apple Killed The CD Today (TechCrunch)

The CD and other optical discs, like DVDs and Blu-rays, are obviously going to live on for a while as a way to transport media. But make no mistake that today, with two unveilings, Apple has effectively sealed the fate of the optical disc in the computer industry. Soon, it will go the way of the floppy disk.