This Bloom Energy story -- the one where the Department of Labor busted the buzzy green tech company for importing Mexican workers at substandard wages -- is just weird.
There is bound to be more coming, and I can't wait Read More →
In another sign of the post-PC world's arrival, Dell, once the world's largest computer maker and worth more than $100 billion, is selling itself for $24.4 billion and going private. Here's a roundup of key points and questions:
The Read More →
"You don’t even know what a miracle you’re living in."
— Eleanor Kolchin, a former "computer" for IBM, on the advances in technology since she worked as a programmer at the Watson Scientific Computing Lab starting in the 1940s. Read More →
"He knew the technology didn't exist at the moment, but that it would exist."
— Susan Woodland, daughter of Joseph Woodland, who invented the bar code on the beach, by running four fingers through the sand, as he attempted Read More →
"He just looked at me, and he said, 'Do you think a man would have ever answered that question that way?'"
— Ginni Rometty, CEO of IBM, recounts a conversation she had with her husband the first time she Read More →