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Women and some racial minorities are "significantly underrepresented" in the U.S. technology industry, according to a new study from the industry's trade group.
The latest battle between man and machine will kick off at London's Wembley Centre on Tuesday afternoon, when UK's Michael Adams becomes the latest human chess player to take on a supercomputer.
The U.S. Postal Service and Internet auction site eBay have teamed up to offer a co-branded Priority Mail shipping service, in special boxes with a flat rate of $7.70.
The PlayStation Portable (PSP), the hand-held version of Sony's popular home game machine, will soon be opened up to a new and potentially lucrative market -- porn.
Mention Chris Pirillo on your blog or Web site and, soon enough, he'll show up with a comment. This happens so often that bloggers call it "The Pirillo Effect."
NoMoreNicksLeft has written quite the amusing blog on his perils in his workplace and the circumstances leading to his dismissal. "The office that I work in is rather typical for a phone support operation, I help new customers set up their dialup or DSL service when I can, and I'm fairly good at that. The people I work with were cool, then things changed. We got a new supervisor."
A White House official who previously worked for the American Petroleum Institute has repeatedly edited government climate reports in a way that downplays links between greenhouse gas emissions and global warming, The New York Times reported on Wednesday.
The Vatican has picked Sun Microsystems to implement secure messaging for connecting the various parts of the Catholic church's bureaucracy.
Apparently stung by criticism of its IT projects old and new, the FBI today denied charges leveled in the press and by congressional investigators about the conduct of its Virtual Case File and Sentinel projects.
Eleven of the world's most influential science academies warned world leaders that the threat of global climate change "is clear and increasing" and that they must act immediately to begin addressing its causes and consequences.
Is this the ultimate excuse for poor performance in bed? "Sorry, darling," the man says, just before falling asleep. "It's your genes.
Kent Norman did something most people would like to do with their workplace irritations. After work one day, he torched the source of his angst: a computer mouse.
The high-tech industry has conquered many technologies, but when it comes to online customers, e-mail isn't one of them, according to a study released Friday.
Google is the No. 1 free tool to snoop on friends or strangers. But government agencies including the Federal Aviation Administration are investing in a new search engine being developed at the University of Buffalo to do some of their more sensitive detective work.
The Washington Post has confirmed a former deputy chief of the FBI was Deep Throat, the source who leaked secrets during the Watergate scandal.