The National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and Stanford University have partnered to save for posterity over 15,000 software programs created in the early days of microcomputing.
PCWorld celebrates its 30th birthday this month—and the technological progress we’ve seen since 1983 has been remarkable. Join us on a walk through history as we revisit some of the PC platform’s greatest moments.
Asia is fast becoming the epicenter of the PC market as Chinese and Taiwanese companies challenge the turf occupied for more than a decade by prominent U.S. PC makers Hewlett-Packard and Dell, whose laptop and desktop shipments are stumbling.
Any user can get a closer look at the original code for Photoshop, which transformed image editing more than 20 years ago and continues to push the edges.
Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt could sell 42 percent of his shares in the company under a new stock trading plan designed to diversify his investment portfolio.
Hewlett-Packard has issued new guidelines to limit the use of student labor at its supplier factories in China, saying the rules are the first of their kind for the tech industry.
HTC, which has had some strong hits in the past but slips more recently, says it plans to produce cheap smartphones for emerging markets. What about its current markets?
Web inventor Sir Tim Berners-Lee says all school students should be given some hands-on experience of programming, to provide a critical mass of enthusiastic and competent programmers to stem the current shortage of developers.
Foxconn and Samsung are trying to balance demands from workers and their electronics company clients. Both companies plan to bring down workers' overtime at their factories to within China's legal limits.
IBM has released its annual "5 of 5" list of technology predictions for the next five years. This time, the list takes the theme of the five human senses and applies IBM's expectations of how technology will affect or embrace those senses very soon.