Archive for August, 2012
The technology reporters and editors of The New York Times scour the Web for important and peculiar items. Friday’s selection includes Workday’s filing with the Securities and Exchange Commission for an initial public offering of stock, more than most people would want to know about Internet cats, and a high-level hiring by Zynga.
Mobile carrier AT&T is taking a page from Apple’s books, opening up a flagship retail store on Chicago’s prestigious Michigan Avenue, just down the street from Apple’s property. The store, opening Saturday, will boast an 18-foot video wall, 10,000 square feel of space, and will be staffed by 40 employees. Including the smartphones and tablets [...]
This app and browser plug-in offers a stern warning as you contemplate ordering items online that were made by children.
Our new industrial sector might not be the steam-belching factories of old, but there is a plan to have the U.S. making things again, using high-tech printers instead of assembly lines.
By keeping our solar panels constantly facing the sun, little electronic helpers can make solar power drastically more efficient (and they never complain!).
Meredith Xcelerated Marketing: Carolyn Bekkedahl, formerly chief revenue officer for Gilt City, will become SVP of digital sales in mid-September. Adam Gold, previously VP of North American sales at Scanbury, Inc., joins as managing director of new business development for the agency’s mobile practice, The Hyperfactory. Kenshoo Social: Kenshoo Social has hired Peter O’Sullivan as VP of sales. Formerly he [...]
ReadQuick Featured Content Click here to view this gallery. It’s rare that any modern-day app can take me back to my childhood, but the brand new and rather intriguing ReadQuick speed-reading app for the Apple iPad did just that — and in a good way. Back in the 70’s when there were no personal computers [...]
Hewlett-Packard says its WebOS mobile operating system is still alive and well, and it just released an open-source version of the software. But hundreds of employees who used to work on the project have either switched to new jobs at the company or left to work somewhere else, according to their online profiles.