Technology News and Hot Topics

Here is the latest technology news from across the tech community: What’s the right relationship between technology companies and journalism? Last week technology news site Re:Code announced that it would stop hosting comments on its own sites as the conversation around stories was already happening on social media. We like to self-flagellate in journalism, and […]

Last Call for Speculation on 9 September Apple Event

In terms of consumer electronics, few companies match Apple in terms of brand recognition or quality. The iPod changed the digital music game almost fifteen years ago; the iPhone (along with other smartphones of course) similarly redefined what we expect from our mobile devices. One of the world’s largest companies, Apple’s new products are always […]

Released DoJ Documents Show Darker Side of Steve Jobs

Nearly everyone has an opinion of Steve Jobs. Since his death in 2011, a bad movie, a weighty autobiography, and numerous anecdotes have surfaced – describing his inexhaustible ambition, his excitable, and his disrespect for others. Perhaps you have heard pieces of the rumored fish tank incident? After painstakingly designing and building the world’s very […]

Has Apple Lost its Mojo?

For the past ten plus years, Apple has been surrounded by an air of mystique. The iPod revolutionized the way people listened to music. As well, iTunes gave the consumer a way to purchase digital music (as well as digital goods) at their leisure, and share it with their devices. While the iPhone was not […]

Agency cybersecurity deficiencies remain as attacks reach all-time high, Obama's Cyberwarfare Strategy Will Backfire and more

Here are the top cyber news and stories of the day. Napolitano: Cybersecurity executive order only part of the solution – “President Obama’s Feb. 12 executive order falls short of a complete cybersecurity plan and should be seen as a first step in addressing cybersecurity issues, said Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano March 7.” It […]

A look at Google and Apple's most recent numbers

The recent quarterly financials from both Google and Apple are stunning. Google has revenues of $14.42B in this quarter, while Apple had revenues of $54.5B. Google returned earnings per share of $8.62 and $13.81 for Apple. Apple’s numbers did fall short of Wall Street’s expectations; however, they exceeded their own. Google’s showing 36 percent in […]