Tuesday, 14 April 2015 - Posted by Tim

Most Emails Answered in Just Two Minutes, Study Finds

With more than 100 billion emails sent daily, researchers from Yahoo Labs in California and Spain decided to investigate how we actually use one of the oldest forms of communication on the web.

The researchers dissected the email habits of 2 million users who exchanged 16 billion emails over the course of several months. As one of the largest ever studies conducted on email usage, it revealed some surprising (and some expected) results.

Saturday, 4 October 2014 - Posted by Tim

Gates Says He’s Very Happy With Microsoft’s Nadella

Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft Corp. and co-chairman of the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, talks about financial payment systems in Africa, Microsoft’s strategy and the outbreak of Ebola.

Gates, speaking with Erik Schatzker on Bloomberg Television’s “Street Smart,” also discusses his charitable efforts.

Thursday, 18 September 2014 - Posted by Tim

Mobile Broadband and the Open Internet

In the 2014 Open Internet NPRM, the Commission began the process of closing the gap created by the Verizon decision, which left no legally enforceable rules for the Commission to prevent broadband providers from acting to limit Internet openness.

The 2014 Open Internet NPRM sought broad public comment on how the Commission should ensure that the Internet remains open, and proposed new rules and enhancements to current rules.

Google has just announced that it is discontinuing its Google Authorship program. The company justified the move by saying that it did not affect the amount of traffic to sites.
Saturday, 30 August 2014 - Posted by Tim

RIP Google Authorship. It was nice knowing you

Google has announced that its search results will no longer show the names of authors.

Google Authorship, first launched in 2011, was meant to help writers generate a following for their work. The Authorship program, which required linking a website to a Google+ account, has been scaled down gradually since late last year.

2015 Ford Mustang
Friday, 29 August 2014 - Posted by Tim

2015 Ford Mustang Gets Performance Of A Boss 302 With Comfort Of A Fusion

Ford recently released full specs for the highly anticipated 2015 Mustang and it looks like a power bonanza.

The V8 Mustang GT can be ordered with an optional Performance Pack that makes 435 horsepower, a considerable bump from last year’s model.

From left, FCC Commissioners Ajit Paj, Mignon Clyburn, Chairman Tom Wheeler, Jessica Rosenworcel and Michael O’Reilly. (Karen Bleier/AFP/Getty Images)
Friday, 29 August 2014 - Posted by Tim

The FCC’s next CTO is a net neutrality expert

The Federal Communications Commission has announced that it has named a new chief technology officer: Scott Jordan, a professor of computer science at the University of California at Irvine.

The FCC has a history of hiring CTOs that know their stuff, technologically speaking.