Earlier today everything blew up. Multiple major companies suffered from crippling ‘technical glitches’ this morning. The affected companies include: New York Stock Exchange The Wall Street Journal United Airlines United Airlines suffered from problems with its reservation system and made an apology to travelers. The NYSE was forced to halt trading until 3:15pm. According […]

The Chinese government has recently hacked into one of the Office of Personnel Management computers and accessed roughly four million accounts. I is the largest breach in recent years and the agency has notified the affected workers. China has hacked US government computers twice in the past year. With this latest breach the hackers gained access to […]

Steve Ballmer used the term ‘devices and services’ to describe Microsoft, their new CEO is moving away from this a bit and choosing instead ‘productivity and platforms’ as a descriptive term for the company. He states that Microsoft will be working on honing its position in a more mobile world. Read his comments on Mashable […]

If you browse through computer sections of today’s retailers, or poke around through online shops you will notice a growing number of desktops with touchscreens. Of course phones and notepads use touchscreens as their sole user interface. And the current crop of operating systems reflect this (e.g.: Windows 8). So it is a good idea […]