Lenovo’s PC business has bucked the trend once again, recording positive growth over the last quarter in spite of a record breaking slump in PC sales over the same period. The Chinese PC maker saw quarterly shipments of its computers … Continue reading ?
Brad Stone feature for Businessweek, “Inside Google’s Secret Lab”: While Teller runs the day-to-day operations at X, he reports to Brin. (“Sergey is Bruce Wayne, and I’m Lucius Fox,” Teller says.) Colleagues say that since Page became CEO in late 2011, Brin spends most of his time immersed in the technical details of several projects at Google X. Show More Summary
Earlier this year in April, our good friend Pratik talked about the, then upcoming penguin update. It’s official, Google just released version 2 of Penguin. The first update literally shook the internet. Webmasters had to re-invent themselves and embrace content marketing. Google is wise and is fully committed to their mission of making the search [...]Show More Summary
Twitter on Wednesday delivered on its promise to bring two-factor authentication to its massive micro-blogging network. The opt-in feature requires users to receive an access code on their smartphone via SMS text messaging. Earlier in the month it was announced that Twitter employees were currently testing the Twitter two-factor authentication setup. The tests began after [...]
Through the cracks in a storm shelter, Charles Gifford filmed the Moore tornado that struck near Oklahoma City.
We started rolling out the next generation of the Penguin webspam algorithm this afternoon (May 22, 2013), and the rollout is now complete. About 2.3% of English-US queries are affected to the degree that a regular user might notice. The change has also finished rolling out for other languages world-wide. The scope of Penguin varies [...]
The US Government is offering Air Force One for sale with bids starting at $50,000. Air Force One is officially the call sign of the...
Sick of running games yet? Too bad! Salt Lake, with the publishing support of Zynga (cue the boos and hisses), has released... a multiplayer infinite runner. What? That's right! One of, if not the first of its kind, Running with Friends features asynchronous head-to-head. Show More Summary
Under pressure from an activist investor to take part of its entertainment business public, Sony said it plans to discuss the proposal with its board.
On Yelp, accused killer Kwang Choi “K.C.” Joy claimed Army veteran Maribel Ramos was his “family” and his “bff.”
Barely a few hours after Microsoft’s new Xbox One console was launched in the US, and already the online community is poking fun at the electronics giant for its focus on the console’s new TV features at the expense of … Continue reading ?
According to a cached old bio from a former coaching gig, Hac has three children, all daughters.
Kloudless closes the gap between email and cloud-storage, creating a link that makes perfect sense, is incredibly convenient, and is one of those features that you won't know how to live without once you get it set up. Kloudless serves several functions - one of which is to automatically back up your email attachments to cloud-based storage accounts. Show More Summary
But gamers want to know, "Where are the games?"
Remember LulzSec? British law enforcement does. They are still looking for a missing sixth leading member of the Anonymous-allied hacking group.
At Google I/O, Google Analytics introduced a new feature that's quite a big deal to Premium Analytics users. Google is now giving Analytics Premium users the ability to use Google BigQuery to crunch their analytics data and other offline data sets.
Got a media center? Ever get tired of fumbling around with a full sized keyboard and mouse while trying to watch Hulu or Netflix? Not only can some controls dispense with the nasty tangle of cables, but they also transform the HTPC experience. Show More Summary
The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) put out a notice about a “potential PII incident” this week. PII of course means Personal Identifiable Information. The issue centers on a recently discovered vulnerability that put the personal information of thousands and thousands … Continue reading ?
Horace Dediu: Next week at AllThingsD’s D11 conference in LA, Apple CEO Tim Cook will be interviewed by Kara Swisher and Walt Mossberg. Here are some questions I’m hoping they will ask. Good questions. Not sure Cook would give a straight answer to any of them, though. ?