Howard BaldwinContributing Writer, PCWorld

Silicon Valley native Howard Baldwin has been writing about business and technology since the introduction of OS/2. He has worked on the staff of Corporate Computing, UNIXWorld, and PC/Computing. Besides Computerworld, his work has appeared in Forbes, Stanford, and several inflight magazines.

Time to Unplug Your Technology for One Day?

Spend more time with your peeps instead of beeps. Observe the National Day of Unplugging, which starts at sundown tonight.

Why Hackers Set Their Sights on Small Businesses

New security report reveals that 97 percent of all breaches were avoidable. Here are some tips to keep your business out of trouble.

How Soon Will Your Mobile Video Chat Be Fantastic?

Video chat's future is not clear, but several companies, including the maker of VoiceEverywhere, are making moves to be the best on the block at it.

Coming Soon: More Cross-Platform App Stores?

Recent changes in back-end software may work to provide users more personalized apps, study says.

We Saw Where You Went: App Traces Workers' Steps Abroad

An app to help companies keep workers on the right side of the law in foreign countries raises questions about mixing personal and professional data on smartphones.

Survey: Networked Homes Prepare for the Sound of Music

Tablet owners driving increased demand for wireless in-home music, but how easy will set-up be?



Admiration for Apple: What Goes Up Must Come Down?

Although voted the most admired company for the fifth year in a row, Apple has had plenty of downs in its history. Is it headed for another?