Technology & Science

Will Yelp Be ‘For Sale By Owner’?

Will Yelp Be ‘For Sale By Owner’?

Yelp may be heading for the auction block amid concerns about the online business review service’s ability to compete against larger Internet companies for digital advertising. Investment bankers working with Yelp are courting potential suitors, according to a report Thursday in The Wall Street Journal, raising investors’ hope that the San Francisco company will be […]

Hubble Space Telescope Turns 25

Hubble Space Telescope Turns 25

The year 2015 marks the 25th anniversary of the launch of the Hubble Space Telescope, and the festivities have already begun. Join Dr. Summers for a forward-looking retrospective of the remarkable history and still-bright future of a telescope that transcends astronomy. Explore the trials and triumphs of NASA’s first Great Observatory, and experience a compendium […]

We Got You Babe, “Tech that rocks the cradle”

We Got You Babe, “Tech that rocks the cradle”

Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the Universe trying to produce bigger and better idiots. So far, the Universe is winning. One day, in the near future your grandchildren will be incredulous you survived the cradle without masses of technology. The Consumer Electronics Show […]

ICANN, Wants Crack Down On Domain Names

ICANN, Wants Crack Down On Domain Names

The body that regulates Internet addresses is checking to see if it can crack down on a Canadian company accused of using the new “.sucks” domain name to extract exorbitant sums from celebrities and companies seeking to protect their public brands. The Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers, or ICANN, on Thursday sent a […]

Say What? Siri has a New Voice

Say What? Siri has a New Voice

With Apples’ new iOS 8.3 update comes a change with Siri. The iPhone’s digital assistant speaks more clearly. Siri says certain words much more naturally the cadence has also improved. Siri’s voice has undergone periodic tweaks and fixes, with a major change with iOS 7 in 2013. In that update, Siri got an entirely new […]

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