While we're sure nobody at Research in Motion thought a host of black-clad protesters shouting "wake up!" outside a Australian Apple Store would single-handedly turn the company around, they probably didn't think that it could actually backfire as badly as it has.
Stories by Jon Gold
Moore's Law -- the idea that computing power doubles roughly once every 18 months -- has proved to be surprisingly accurate since it was first outlined by Gordon Moore, a co-founder of Intel.
While one could be forgiven for expecting a flame war in the comments on an article entitled "Why Linux is a desktop flop," the discussion that followed its publication was, in the main, thought-provoking and respectful.
Not so fast, overclocking enthusiasts -- early online scuttlebutt suggests that Intel's new Ivy Bridge chips run hotter than their Sandy Bridge precursors by as much as 20 or 30 degrees Celsius.
Aware Inc., a Massachusetts-based DSL signal processing specialist, announced this morning that it had agreed to sell $75 million in Wi-Fi, LTE and wireless home networking patents to semiconductor giant Intel.
Red Hat released a feature-packed beta of Enterprise Linux 6.3 earlier this week, making major changes in areas ranging from security to virtualization.
IBM's PowerLinux product line got a substantial upgrade on Wednesday, as the company announced three new integrated offerings and two Linux-specific servers.
Putting on a major convention like Interop Las Vegas requires Herculean efforts on several fronts. Thousands of hotel rooms booked. Millions of miles flown. Goodness knows how many packets of airline peanuts consumed.
Pining (or not) for Netscape Navigator, Super Nintendo and Tamagotchi
Nano-transistors powering big gains in power, efficiency
The Linux Foundation today announced that it would hold a symposium on the cloud, big data and open source this August in San Diego dubbed CloudOpen.
Despite an increasingly severe crackdown by the ubiquitous social network, malicious activity and spam on Facebook are still both widespread and profitable, according to Barracuda research scientist Daniel Peck.
The Technology Academy of Finland announced Thursday that Linux kernel creator Linus Torvalds is one of two laureates for the 2012 Millennium Technology Prize, in recognition of his contributions to the open-source software world.
Despite a rocky historical relationship with the open-source community, Microsoft's recent decision to create a specialised Open Technologies spinoff is the latest phase of its recent rapprochement with the open world - as well as a canny defensive measure.
The news that Microsoft's new Open Technologies unit would be spun off from the company and dedicated to advancing its interests in the open-source market drew a mostly positive response from Red Hat this morning.