Dan Costa

Dan Costa is the Consumer Electronics editor at PC Magazine and a frequent Gearlogger. He has covered gadgets and digital culture for Blender, CNet, Computer Shopper, FoxNews.com, Parent & Child, and Time Warner publishing. He plans to finish a novel, learn Spanish, and add ten pounds of muscle—just as soon as he finishes reading all his e-mail.

Microsofts Coffee Table PC Due in Late 2007

Microsoft has been looking beyond the desktop for some time now, but with the launch of "Milan," the company is showing the potential for so-called "surface computing" to revolutionize...

DRM Is Dead

Steve Jobs made headlines in February when he came out against digital rights management (DRM), the copy protection schemes forced onto music tracks by the big record labels. Yes,...

Sony PlayStation 3: Much More than a Gaming System

PC Magazine was able to gets its hands on a Sony PlayStation 3 in advance of the Nov. 17 official launch. It is a debug unit, so not all...

Samsung Ships the First Blu-Ray Player

The format war between Blu-Ray and HD-DVD has finally reached consumers, now that Samsung is shipping the BD-P1000 Blu-Ray player to retailers. The BD-P1000 ($999.99 list) will go on...

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Top AI Software

Clearly, today's best artificial intelligence software is driving change: hardly a day goes by without artificial intelligence (AI) software introducing new and improved capabilities....

Capital One’s Cat Posey on How to Build a Machine Learning Team

I spoke with Cat Posey, Sr. Technology Director, Machine Learning, at Capital One, about strategies for effective collaboration in machine learning, including the value...

Beyond CX: A Digital Playbook for Thriving in a Hyper-Customer-Centric World

When the telecom giant Vodafone decided to shift its entire global enterprise to a single digital environment, it clearly had its 300 million customers...

Dialpad Rounds Out its CCaaS with Acquisition of Koopid

This week, cloud communications provider, Dialpad, announced it is acquiring Koopid. This is the third contact center as a service (CCaaS) move Dialpad has...

Cambridge Quantum’s Ilyas Khan on the Future of Quantum Computing

I spoke with Ilyas Khan, Director and CEO of Cambridge Quantum, about his forecast for milestones in the future of quantum computing; he also...