The New Mexico state bird is the roadrunner, which helps explain the name that IBM bestowed upon the supercomputer it plans to install at New Mexico-based Los Alamos National Laboratory in August. The name is also an allusion to the...read more
Google just wrapped its Android Developer Challenge, with judges awarding $25,000 for each of the 50 best applications created. No one can be sure whether these apps will catch fire and gain traction when Android handsets hit the market later in 2008, but here is a sample of what to expect.
It could have been the deal of the century. It could have given Microsoft the online search and ad chops it doesn't have, not to mention firmer footing in the cloud. But it was not to be (at least not yet), as Microsoft withdrew it...read more
The Web 2.0 Expo is traditionally a breeding ground for new technology demonstrations and this year's event in San Francisco was no exception. Here are six of the more memorable technologies, most of which are social and coll...read more