Wolfram Alpha data reveals social/personal patterns of Facebook users
Dell drama takes a twist with two new buyout bids (Update 3)
The two new suitors pursuing Dell have a message for Wall Street: Don't allow Michael Dell to hoard potential gains from the expansion of the world's third largest PC maker into more profitable technology ...
Dell buyout in turmoil as Icahn enters the fray (Update)
A proposed buyout of computer maker Dell Inc. appeared less likely Thursday after activist investor Carl Icahn said Dell should remain a public company and reward shareholders with a big, one-time payout.
Study: Homicide spreads like infectious disease
Homicide moves through a city in a process similar to infectious disease, according to a new study that may give police a new tool in tracking and ultimately preventing murders.
Innovative 3-D designs can more than double solar power generated from a given area
(PhysOrg.com) -- Intensive research around the world has focused on improving the performance of solar photovoltaic cells and bringing down their cost. But very little attention has been paid to the best ways ...
Android grabs more tablet market share: survey
Tablet computers powered by Google's Android software are increasing their global market share but Apple's iPad still dominates the category, a research firm said Thursday.
IBM buying Algorithmics for $387 million
US computer giant IBM announced Thursday it is buying Algorithmics, a Toronto-based firm that makes risk analytics software, for $387 million.
IBM Launches Berlitz's Language Services into SPACE with Social Analytics
IBM announced Berlitz International Inc.’s ambitious project to use social software and social analytics to improve the career development and satisfaction of its employees, helping them grow into global business leaders.
When good enough is better: System finds sections of computer programs where accuracy can be traded for speed
"It used to be that people used computers for computations where there was a single, hard, logical right answer," says Martin Rinard, a professor of computer science at MIT. "Now, the landscape is changing." ...
Adobe cutting 680 jobs
Adobe Systems, known for its Photoshop editing program and Acrobat document software, announced on Tuesday it was cutting some 680 jobs worldwide, about nine percent of its workforce.