Leading from the front: top women in tech

The IT sector can take credit for including more than its share of the most powerful women in the world. Forbes has released its annual list of the "100 World’s Most Powerful Women,"

Published on: May 28th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Quirky Tech Tales from 2013

Information technology, by its nature, attracts a crowd that’s by turns creative, analytical and strictly process-oriented. And that quirkiness seems to find its way into the industry news headlines themselves, whether its Google’s

Published on: January 2nd, 2014 Dave Webb

February 2014 in review: The Android smart phone of your dreams

Got some money left over from Christmas? Britain’s Vertu Corp. said it would be glad to relieve you of over $11,000 for a titanium framed  model Ti Android handset with a (mere) 3.7-in.

Published on: December 22nd, 2013 Howard Solomon

Yahoo still fixing email problems

A week after its email service went down Yahoo Inc. says it is still working to get service back up to 100 per cent. “As part of the restoration process, some timestamps may

Published on: December 16th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Facebook, Google others call for government snooping reforms

Eight United States-based technology companies are asking government around the world to alter their surveillance laws and practices. They understand the need of governments to take action to protect their citizens’ safety and

Published on: December 9th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Yahoo hires TV news anchor Katie Couric

Yahoo Inc. has lured TV news anchor Katie Couric to lead the Internet company’s growing news department. Couric, who has been a television host on all the Big Three TV networks in the

Published on: November 26th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Google, Yahoo penetrated by U.S, British spy agencies: Report

Allegations that Western electronic spy agencies have tremendous capabilities continue with reports that the U.S. National Security Agency and Britain’s GCHQ can intercept messages of Google and Yahoo subscribers. The report, first published

Published on: October 31st, 2013 Howard Solomon

Despite some prominent appointments, women still face bias

There is a curse to being an attractive woman in IT – you get singled out more than others if you rise to the top. Take Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer and Facebook COO

Published on: October 30th, 2013 Howard Solomon

Yahoo staging a comeback?

It was an Internet pioneer but in recent years Yahoo Inc., has been regarded as an online afterthought.This week though there are signs that Yahoo (NASDQ: YHOO)is on the brink of a comeback

Published on: July 17th, 2013 nestor e. arellano