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The Redefining of Social Technology

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

In the 60's, the technological revolution began to take shape in Silicon Valley. In the 70's, technology became mainstream business. In the 80's, tech...

Ex-CEO Wannabe Politican (Carly Fiorina) Hides Her Spots

Douglas M. Branson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Douglas M. Branson

Were I to rank women CEOs, I would rank former Hewlett-Packard Carleton Fiorina, who seeks to unseat Barbara Boxer as one of California's senators, near the bottom.

Foxconn Factory Planned In China Amid Suicide Scrutiny: Apple Supplier To Hire 300,000

AP | ELAINE KURTENBACH | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SHANGHAI — Foxconn Technology, a supplier to Apple Inc., looks ready to build a huge new factory in north-central China despite the company's ow...

Can HP Save Palm?

Larry Magid | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Larry Magid

Hewlett Packard's decision to purchase Palm for $1.2 billion strikes me as a bold but possibly misguided move to give HP the technology it needs to compete with Apple, Google and Research in Motion.

Rupert Murdoch, Mayor Bloomberg Lobby For

AP | SARA KUGLER FRAZIER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

NEW YORK (AP)— Chief executives of several major corporations, including Hewlett-Packard, Boeing, Disney and News Corp., are joining Mayor Micha...

What We Know Now About the Big California Races

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
William Bradley

Nearly two weeks into the general election, here are seven key things we know now about the races for California governor and senator. Both races are fully engaged and trends are emerging.

Soccer Hatred Roils Brazil

Eric Ehrmann | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Eric Ehrmann

Mobile banking in Brazil could be a win-win for globalism and for younger generations if the banks who offer it take steps to insure that everybody is included.

Fiorina Distances Herself From HP Bribery Scandal

Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

UPDATE: Yesterday we reported on the investigation into Hewlett Packards business practices and alleged bribery scandal involving Russian officials, a...

Russia HP Offices

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

SAN FRANCISCO — Russian authorities have searched a Hewlett-Packard Co. office in Moscow in what one news report said was a bribery investigatio...

Despite Appearances California's Republican Party is Still Looking Backward

Lincoln Mitchell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Lincoln Mitchell

The narrative around Fiorina and Whitman, that their strong business backgrounds make them qualified for office and knowledgeable about public policy, are reminders, almost quaint ones, of another era.

Why Carly Fiorina Is Not Cool for California

Mona Gable | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mona Gable

We're so lucky in California to have two wealthy women running for political office in our upcoming primary. Who says we haven't come a long way, baby?

HP's New Slate Coming Soon

Shelly Palmer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Shelly Palmer

2010-04-06-hppadsm.jpg There are over 50 iPad competitors coming to market, and one of them may have a shot.

The Death Note of Silicon Valley

Gil Laroya | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Gil Laroya

The death note of Silicon Valley lies in its own decision to put profit over innovation. Seemingly gone are the good old days when companies had beer bashes in the parking lot, and profit sharing parties at quarters end.

The Mitt & Meg Show: "Taking Care of Business"

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

Billionaire Meg Whitman, the seeming political cipher who would be governor of California, is purchasing endless amounts of unanswered advertising.

Open the Window to Sustainable Facilities

Engelina Jaspers | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Engelina Jaspers

If you're not in the technology world, the term "data center" may sound a bit mundane. But these powerhouses are driving our digital lives - deliverin...

Innovations that Change the World

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jenny Darroch

I often feel that when an innovation is successful, I can't imagine life without it. I feel like that about many of the products and services from companies that made Fast Company's World's 50 Most Innovative Companies list.

Microsoft, Dell Prepare To Fight Tax Increase

Bloomberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Software and computer companies such as Microsoft Corp., Hewlett-Packard Co. and Dell Inc. are gearing up to fight an Obama administration plan to cur...

The Machinations of Meg Whitman: Behind Her Attempts To Eliminate Competition and Her Whopper About How Long She's Lived in California

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
William Bradley

The reality behind Meg Whitman, as we see from her attempts to avoid a primary contest and duck debates and the press, is much different than her facade.

Davos and Our Future Leaders

David R. Jones | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
David R. Jones

So we're now in the thick of Davos but the dominating conversation remains that of the regulation of the financial services industry. I'd never actual...

Can Strong Brand Management Practices Hinder Career Opportunities?

Jenny Darroch | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Jenny Darroch

While strong brands need to stay relevant, strong brands do not constantly change what they stand for.

CES 2010: My Top 11 Products From The Show

Stephanie Vaughn Hapke | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Stephanie Vaughn Hapke

During my stay at the show, I managed to pick out a handful of gadgets, accessories, and software to round out my top eleven products from the 2010 CES.

Digital: Beyond Our Control, But Within Our Reach

Chris Curtin and Bob Greenberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Chris Curtin and Bob Greenberg

Marketers should create campaigns and branded platforms that explain how to get more value out of products, and "why" someone should have them in the first place.

Intel Faces Antitrust Lawsuit From FTC

AP | JORDAN ROBERTSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

SAN FRANCISCO — The Federal Trade Commission piled on new antitrust charges against Intel Corp. on Wednesday, seeking to end what it described a...

Learning from the Nobel Prizes in Science

James M. Gentile | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
James M. Gentile

These awards speak volumes about the key role of immigration in American scientific leadership. As a nation, we have our work cut out for us, if we want to maintain scientific leadership.

HP Webcam Can't Recognize African-American Faces, Users Claim (VIDEO)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Users have reported a glitch with Hewlett-Packard webcams, claiming that the cameras are unable to recognize African-American faces. The HP webcam re...