Build A Web App in 5 Minutes, With No Code (ReviewCam)
Building simple, rich web applications still takes some programming effort, but Alpha Software's Alpha Five promises to let non-programmers tackle the effort quickly and without writing a single line of code. "Codeless Ajax," Alpha calls it. We put this to the test, asking if one of Alpha's development partners could build us a quick application in five minutes.
Chip Revenue To Grow By 20%
The surge in semiconductor revenue forecast by Gartner for 2010 will be driven by steady growth in PC shipments.
Server Sales Up 4.5% In 4Q
The good news was tempered by plummeting sales of high-end systems, resulting in an overall 3.2% drop in global revenue, said Gartner.
Bloom Debuts Clean Energy Power Box
The company says its "power plant-in-a-box" is a breakthrough in fuel cell-driven clean energy, but some question whether the price is too high.
Cablevision Intros PC To TV Service
The wireless service will allow Cablevision subscribers to display online video, photos, e-mail, and other data on their television screens.
Google Execs Convicted In Italy
The ruling in a YouTube privacy case, if not overturned on appeal, could put an end to online user-generated content in parts of the world.
1 In 4 TVs Internet Connected
Using IETV, gaming consoles, digital video boxes, and PCs, consumers are increasingly linking their TVs to the Web.
Lenovo Refreshes ThinkPad Laptops
The company introduced two ultra-portable laptops, a tablet, and two portable workstations in its ThinkPad line, all targeted toward enterprise users.
Mobile Broadband Making Inroads
An FCC survey shows that 15% of Americans are now using mobile wireless broadband on laptops, a percentage that will likely increase as more robust 4G networks are deployed.
Ellison Wins America's Cup; High Tech To Stay On High Seas
It's a technology marvel, the BMW Oracle triple-hull entry that brought home the America's Cup. And that's the problem. The cat -- as in catamaran -- is out of the bag. As much as I love a good piece of technology, when it comes to sailing, I wish the classic test between single-hulled sloops could return to the America's Cup.
Google Renovates Ad Platform
The company's DoubleClick advertising technology, originally a tool for large publishers, is now also available for small publishers.
Developing Nations Risk E-Waste Crisis
As consumption of computers, cell phones, and TVs escalates across the globe, countries need to establish proper recycling programs to deal with all the electronic waste, says the U.N.
Motorola Exec Leaving For CEO Post
Dan Moloney, president of Motorola's home and set-top box unit, will become chief executive of Technitrol, an electronic components producer.
Dell Profits Dip In 4Q
The PC maker is diversifying its business via acquisition of an IT services firm and plans to enter the smartphone market.
Google Buys reMail
Yet another company started by a former Google employee has been acquired by Google.
Server Den: AMD Emphasizes Energy Efficient Opterons
Our columnist interviews AMD chief marketing officer Nigel Dessau, who talks about the scrappy chip vendor's upcoming processors, the four stages of virtualization, and why scale-out servers could be the platform of the future.
Could Sharing Your Location Impact Your Employment?
Lately we've read reports about people losing their job or not receiving a job offer because of what they write about on their blog or post on one of the social networks. But what about the new location tools like Foursquare and Gowalla? Could using one of these services be the quickest ticket to a pink slip or a non-offer?
HP Profits Jump 25%
Higher revenue year-to-year from sales of PCs, servers, and printers offset flat sales in software and services.