Jason Mick 5/14/2013 5 comments
Say goodbye to bulky graphics cards -- plus the related cooling and form factor woes -- Intel has developed a Haswell graphics processing unit.
Jason Mick 4/30/2013 20 comments
Freescale's new (and tiny) Kinetis chip is the latest advance for big-data within the Internet of Things.
Jason Mick 4/12/2013 35 comments
Don't be too quick to back pundits' outlook that 2017 tablet sales will outpace PCs.
Jason Mick 3/18/2013 28 comments
Despite its less than auspicious name, Microsoft's upcoming Windows Blue could be a good fit for IT departments.
Jason Mick 3/11/2013 21 comments
Google Flu Trends overestimated the number of actual flu sufferers this past season. Here's why -- and what you can learn from its lesson.
Jason Mick 2/27/2013 22 comments
Companies like IBM and Kate Spade are using Tumblr for social media marketing. You might want to consider this network, too.
Jason Mick 1/22/2013 18 comments
Detachable storage gives would-be thieves an easy way to take your company's data. Today, there's little reason to rely on these devices.
Jason Mick 1/10/2013 19 comments
Mozilla reverses its decision to kill availability of 64-bit builds of the Firefox browser.
Jason Mick 1/3/2013 24 comments
If you thought piracy was not a workplace issue, think again.
Jason Mick 12/18/2012 20 comments
Lawyers and patent trolls appear to be the only winners when developers sue over user interfaces.
Jason Mick 12/7/2012 8 comments
The age of radical individualism in the PC market is ending as the server chip undergoes a major transformation.
Jason Mick 12/4/2012 21 comments
BYOD is the right fit for many organizations and employees -- but if it's not, make sure you're telling employees why you're not adopting this strategy.
Jason Mick 11/28/2012 48 comments
Mozilla's news that it will end 64-bit development is the most organization's most recent questionable decision, posits one writer.
Jason Mick 11/20/2012 37 comments
The Israeli Defense Forces (IDF) and Hamas have taken their physical battles and political messages to cyberspace.
Jason Mick 11/15/2012 9 comments
VMware's participation in OpenStack opened the rumor mill floodgates. Perhaps, though, the move is good for open source -- and VMware.
Jason Mick 11/7/2012 29 comments
Clearing up ARM fact from fiction.
Jason Mick 10/22/2012 7 comments
Windows 8's support for ARM thin clients offers IT a benefit worth serious consideration.
Jason Mick 10/10/2012 9 comments
Supercookies present a challenge to corporate IT. But a few steps can mitigate any potential risk.
Jason Mick 9/25/2012 22 comments
Apple's Configurator app offers enterprises and mobile device management firms a way to manage BYOD along with company-issued phones.
Jason Mick 9/20/2012 18 comments
Customer analytics are only as good as the algorithms used to derive them.
Jason Mick 9/17/2012 33 comments
Famous white hat hacker Charlie Miller is joining Twitter. And boy, do they need his help!
Jason Mick 9/6/2012 25 comments
The World Wide Web Foundation reports that Sweden ranks first in making the best use of the Internet. The US ranks second.
Jason Mick 8/27/2012 10 comments
The case of Oracle v. Google turned up some interesting nuggets about analysts and journalists who've been on Google's payroll.
Jason Mick 8/23/2012 18 comments
The latest FCC report on US broadband shows deployment still not up to desired levels. Blame the carriers, legislators, and yourselves, voters!
Jason Mick 8/9/2012 54 comments
Facebook may still rule social networks, but its foundation is showing tiny cracks.
Jason Mick 8/3/2012 21 comments
Social networks and other Internet entities are profiting from US Olympic athletes even as they fail to compensate them.
Jason Mick 7/25/2012 27 comments
Broadcasting giant NBC has set up a series of Olympic social media partnerships; this raises questions about competition and the effectiveness of social media.
Jason Mick 7/19/2012 51 comments
Facebook offers a platform that's already equipped to draw in more than 50 percent of voting Americans. Why not make it the voting booth for November's elections?
Jason Mick 7/17/2012 41 comments
Marissa Mayer's move to Yahoo from Google makes sense in light of her personal goals and ambitions.
Jason Mick 7/12/2012 14 comments
Despite looking like allies, Apple and Microsoft remain at odds, fighting a silent Cold War through patent troll proxies.
Jason Mick 6/28/2012 39 comments
In a rush to be the first news agency to report on the Supreme Court healthcare decision, a number of organizations jumped the gun, claiming the individual mandate provision had been struck down.
Jason Mick 6/25/2012 26 comments
The humor site Funnyjunk has alienated the Web with a string of lawsuits that take aim at leading charities.
Jason Mick 6/21/2012 26 comments
Apple's hot new ultra-high-definition laptop screen really can't be used for anything meaningful.
Jason Mick 6/6/2012 34 comments
Has the IPO market dried up post-Facebook? This author suggests there are a few candidates who may be next.
Jason Mick 6/4/2012 36 comments
Stuxnet was embarrassing but probably legal – and more than likely a solid step forward for cyber-defense.
Jason Mick 5/30/2012 15 comments
Comment spam can be dangerous, but deciding when to ban the ISPs that carry it can be difficult.
Jason Mick 5/24/2012 28 comments
Facing an onslaught of cyber-espionage, particularly from China, the US government has a choice: jail hackers or put them to work.
Jason Mick 5/11/2012 21 comments
By denying third parties access to browser-centric APIs in Windows 8, Microsoft is making, in this author's view, a shockingly stupid move.
Jason Mick 5/10/2012 23 comments
Affordable wireless broadband remains an elusive dream in the US.
Jason Mick 2/10/2012 19 comments
It will be critical for the feds to establish how much of Kim Dotcom's money came from illegal business.
Jason Mick 10/20/2011 19 comments
The cloud storage provider Dropbox, which just scored $250 million in funding, reveals how it turned down an offer from Steve Jobs.
Jason Mick 9/29/2011 68 comments
Virtual schooling is suitable in some circumstances, but for the most part, it hinders socialization.
Jason Mick 8/26/2011 26 comments
FreeRice.com sets up trivia games as a means of garnering donor support for rice to feed developing nations with hunger crises.
Jason Mick 8/10/2011 38 comments
Crude, lewd, or silly ads don't boost a site's credibility. "Cash for trash" is a deal with the devil.
Jason Mick 7/14/2011 36 comments
The hacking of Booz Allen Hamilton's network this week proves that MD5 hashing is no longer secure enough for most networks.
Jason Mick 7/11/2011 17 comments
Trouble with Mt. Gox serves Bitcoin exchange providers and users with information about what to add and avoid when it comes to password protection.
Jason Mick 5/23/2011 27 comments
Two kinds of convenient services are turning into magnets for malware.
Jason Mick 4/27/2011 10 comments
If it does some things right, it's typically criticized for not doing more things right
Jason Mick 4/13/2011 33 comments
Browser makers and search-engine vendors need to start taking their users' side by helping promote safer Web searches, especially for images
Jason Mick 4/6/2011 25 comments
Businesses can learn from the recent data breach how to deal with third-party data handlers and their failures
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