"The Good Wife" TV show could teach you a few things about modern technology

The CBS legal and political drama The Good Wife ends its 7-season run on May 8, and if you’re not a regular viewer of the show it might surprise you to learn how clever the writers are at coming up with plots ripped from the day’s top...

04/27/16

Juniper, Google, Microsoft & other IT vendors urge Congress to up CompSci education spending

Juniper, Google, Microsoft & other IT vendors urge Congress to up CompSci education spending

Nearly 50 business leaders, including many enterprise IT company executives, have joined dozens of governors and educational system representatives in urging Congress to support the teaching of computer science in every K-12 school...

04/26/16

Raspberry Pi beret: An ode to Prince

Raspberry Pi beret: An ode to Prince

If only Raspberry Pi Foundation and Prince had joined forces...

04/25/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Analyst buzzkill; all glass, all the time; cool iOS 10 concept video

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Analyst buzzkill; all glass, all the time; cool iOS 10 concept video

Latest iPhone 7 rumors include pessimism over demand, an all-glass casing, Intel inside and a cool new iOS 10 concept design video. With speculation like this, who needs iPhone facts?

04/24/16

RIP Prince, a legendary musician with a complicated Internet history

RIP Prince, a legendary musician with a complicated Internet history

Reflections on Prince, upon his death at the age of 57, of his complicated relationship with the Internet and social media.

04/21/16

Wi-Fi offloading breakthrough nets Korean researchers second major IEEE networking award

Wi-Fi offloading breakthrough nets Korean researchers second major IEEE networking award

This year's IEEE Communications Society William R. Bennett Prize, known as the most honored award for papers in the networking communications field, goes to a Korean team for its breakthrough research on offloading data traffic from...

04/20/16

Difference between in-store, online prices probably not what you think

Difference between in-store, online prices probably not what you think

Sure, online shopping is generally more convenient than going to the store for your purchases, but prices are pretty much the same three quarters of the time, according to a new MIT study.

04/20/16

Coming soon: The Internet of Pee-Powered Things

Coming soon: The Internet of Pee-Powered Things

Researchers at the University of Bath have revealed a breakthrough -- cheekily dubbed "pee power" -- involving the use of urine to power electronic devices in remote locations.

04/19/16

Siri says: Apple WWDC 2016 is June 13-17

Siri says: Apple WWDC 2016 is June 13-17

Siri says Apple's annual Worldwide Developers Conference will be held June 13 through 17 in San Francisco.

04/18/16

Geekiest Boston Marathon Wellesley Scream Tunnel signs for runners

Geekiest Boston Marathon Wellesley Scream Tunnel signs for runners

Wellesley College may be known as a liberal arts college for women, but you can see that STEM is in full bloom at the school too by the nature of some of the signs students waved to runners along the Scream Tunnel at this year's...

04/18/16

Women in Computing group taps Princeton routing, SDN researcher as Athena Lecturer

Women in Computing group taps Princeton routing, SDN researcher as Athena Lecturer

Jennifer Rexford, a professor of engineering and Computer Science Department chair at Princeton University, has been named the 2016-17 Athena Lecturer by the Association for Computing Machinery’s Council on Women in Computing in honor...

04/14/16

Tokyo hotel apologizes in advance of minute-long Internet disruption

Tokyo hotel apologizes in advance of minute-long Internet disruption

We all live in fear of the Internet going down, whether it be via a government kill switch or a nefarious hacking group. That might explain why this swanky hotel in Japan issued this warning...

04/13/16

Techstars IoT Accelator in NYC open for applications

Techstars IoT Accelator in NYC open for applications

Startup supporter Techstars has announced that entrepreneurs can now apply to be part of its 15-week IoT Accelerator at the Barclays Rise facility in New York City that starts in September.

04/13/16

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: No more swearing; Plus-size exclusive; new design concept

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: No more swearing; Plus-size exclusive; new design concept

Apple iPhone 7 rumors include the possibility of anti-swearing tech, an exclusive dual-lens camera system, and a cool new design concept.

04/10/16

SDN AppFest headed to New Hampshire in May

The non-profit Open Networking Foundation has announced that its annual software-defined networking (SDN) interoperability event, dubbed AppFest 2016, will be held in May in New Hampshire and will feature a Community Day intended to...

04/07/16

Frontier Communications continues to take a beating from Verizon castoffs

Frontier Communications continues to take a beating from Verizon castoffs

The transition of 3.7 million Verizon landline customers in California, Florida and Texas to Frontier Communications, as announced on April 1 of all days, continues to be a mess.

04/06/16

Massachusetts AG sues ITT Tech for allegedly exploiting computer network students

Massachusetts AG sues ITT Tech for allegedly exploiting computer network students

Massachusetts Attorney General Maura Healey lays out case against ITT Technical Institute for taking advantage of would-be computer network systems pros.

04/04/16

Cisco's John Chambers toying with drones in

Cisco's John Chambers toying with drones in "retirement"

News from startup Airware that it has begun offering full-blown drone packages to enterprises such as insurance company State Farm is indeed interesting, but for purposes of our Network World audience, this is even more interesting:...

03/31/16

DIY: Raspberry Pi can now morph into Amazon Echo voice assistant

DIY: Raspberry Pi can now morph into Amazon Echo voice assistant

Amazon, apparently more interested in exposing you to its Alexa Voice Service than getting you to fork over $180 for its Echo voice assistant, has published detailed instructions on building your own version of Echo using a $35...

03/30/16

MIT Media Lab defaults to free & open source software

MIT Media Lab defaults to free & open source software

MIT Media Lab, that 30-year-old tech innovation factory that has had a huge hand in churning out everything from LEGO MindStorms to the Guitar Hero video game, has now wowed the open source and free software crowd. Lab Director...

03/30/16

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