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Why Bob Metcalfe Turned Down a Job at Apple in 1979

Quora | Posted 01.21.2016 | Technology

In June 1979 I got a call late one night at my other apartment, on Beaver Place in Boston. Guy named Steve, company named Apple. Steve invited me to Cupertino to be recruited as networking guru. I had never heard of Steve, Apple, or Cupertino.

New Tech Makes Routers Powerhouses for WiFi

Michael L. Berman | Posted 11.08.2014 | Technology
Michael L. Berman

We recently played with three of the newer generation routers from Netgear, Linksys and D-Link and, although they all had one clear objective - - - to make wireless connections more accessible in larger homes and offices - - - each had one or two features to separate it from the pack.

Introducing CERN's Evangelia Gousiou

Alison Dorantes-Garcia | Posted 03.01.2016 | Technology
Alison Dorantes-Garcia

Evangelia Gousiou is an amazing electronics engineer who keeps a low profile in spite of her amazing work at CERN, the European Organization for Nuclear Research.

The Ethernet Is 40, But the Uses of the Cable Are Still Infinite

Dave Ryan | Posted 07.29.2013 | Technology
Dave Ryan

It's difficult to place a number on the value of Ethernet because it's far too vast to even think about.

Discovering the Soul Is the True Ethernet -- the Hard Way

Georgianne Nienaber | Posted 11.28.2011 | Technology
Georgianne Nienaber

I accidentally deleted over 13,000 messages from my email account and didn't flinch. Well, almost. There was a feeling of panic, but it was followed by a Zen-like calm. Had I effectively erased the past?

CES 2011: Boxee Gets Built Into a Cool New TV (VIDEO)

Jim Louderback | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jim Louderback

Even though the Boxee box delivers a great experience, consumers want to cut down on their set top boxes, not add new ones in. By building it into the TV, it helps manufacturers differentiate their flatscreens from the competition.

Early iPad Review From a Product Designer: What Was Steve Thinking?

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

Sure, the iPad looks cool, it looks hip, it looks "Apple." But the shear lack of features, many of which we all were "expecting" to have on a mobile device, boggles the mind. Let's examine.