Articles By Bob Brown

After Android 5 ‘Jelly Bean’: ‘Key Lime Pie’?

After Android 5 ‘Jelly Bean’: ‘Key Lime Pie’?

FRAMINGHAM, MASS. - Google, alphabetically workings its way through a list of desserts for Android code names, has reportedly settled...

March 7th, 2012 Bob Brown
Phoney iPads, iPhones test new Apple engineers

Phoney iPads, iPhones test new Apple engineers

FRAMINGHAM (01/30/2012) - One way Apple keeps details of anticipated products such as the iPad 3 or iPhone 5 under...

January 31st, 2012 Bob Brown
Ex-HP Chair Patricia Dunn dies at 58

Ex-HP Chair Patricia Dunn dies at 58

Patricia Dunn, who was forced out as Hewlett-Packard Co. chairwoman in the wake of a spying scandal in 2006, has...

December 7th, 2011 Bob Brown
Father of RFID, Charles Walton, passes at 89

Father of RFID, Charles Walton, passes at 89

FRAMINGHAM -- Charles Walton, inventor of the RFID technology now common everywhere from warehouses to retail stores to public libraries,...

November 28th, 2011 Bob Brown
Accel buys into Big Data hype with $100M venture fund

Accel buys into Big Data hype with $100M venture fund

Accel Partners launched a $100 million Big Data Fund at the sold-out Hadoop World conference in New York Tuesday in an effort...

November 9th, 2011 Bob Brown
World’s thinnest material may boost Internet speeds

World’s thinnest material may boost Internet speeds

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- Two Nobel Prize winning scientists out of the U.K. have come up with a new way to use...

August 31st, 2011 Bob Brown
Tech leaders offer career advice to grads

Tech leaders offer career advice to grads

 New graduates from Duke University, Michigan State University and the University of California might be feeling pretty smart these days,...

May 19th, 2011 Bob Brown
Facebook blackout in Algeria

Facebook blackout in Algeria

Reports out of Algeria say the North African country has shut down Internet access and eliminated Facebook accounts as pro-democracy...

February 16th, 2011 Bob Brown
Will anyone pay US$800 for Motorola’s Xoom tablet?

Will anyone pay US$800 for Motorola’s Xoom tablet?

The Motorola Xoom, the much anticipated Google Android 3.0-based tablet unveiled during CES last month, will sport a price tag of...

February 8th, 2011 Bob Brown
Staff with Facebook, smart phones boost companies

Staff with Facebook, smart phones boost companies

Employees are more likely to advocate for their companies if they’re optimistic about technology, though IT pros themselves aren’t especially...

November 24th, 2010 Bob Brown