For a while there it looked like 2009 would be remembered as the Year of the Dead Celebrity. But it's rapidly becoming the Year the Data Died.
Data disasters at Microsoft, Apple, and Facebook all in the same week mean one thing: Your data — and the Net itself — are a lot more fragile than you may realize.
A prominent blogger accuses Yahoo of human rights violations, Yahoo denies it. Who's right? Who's the Yahoo now? Who knows?
Bad news, freebie bloggers: The FTC is coming down on you like a tray of dishes -- and not just on bloggers, but anyone who uses social media.
You can't stumble around the Internet these days without bumping into it. News, rumor, speculation, and hot gossip about -- no, not David Letterman's love life.
Tablet PC mania is gripping the Net. But whether it's the Apple iPad, Microsoft Courier, or HP Whatever, one device alone won't be enough.
Listen closely. Can you can hear it? It's the kapocketa-pocketa-pocketa of the Microsoft hype machine, as the Windows 7 launch bears down upon us.
What's that awful noise? The sound of Microsoft's hype machine, grinding away to tout Win 7. Will this be the time Redmond finally gets it right?
Think of it as a 'computer driving test' that could reduce malware threats and cyberscams by making users smarter — or at least, not so stupid.
Sadly, the demise of the world's most famous microblog is upon us. Twitter is dead because it is now so popular that the spammers and the scammers have arrived in force.
Hoping laptop battery life will improve in the future? A university professor says battery life has actually gotten worse in the past 20 years.
I may post a blog entry three times a week, but I'm still an old newshound at heart. My soul is covered in newsprint.
It's time once again to recap the best of what's been pouring into my mailbox (now that my e-mail is working again). Here's what the residents of Cringeville had to say.