Larry Magid: Sony Looks To Improve Smartphone PicturesSony is looking to help people improve the quality of the pictures they take with their smartphones.
Larry Magid: Internet Piracy May Help Some FilmmakersA new study shows that pirated movies may actually help create buzz for some smaller films.
Larry Magid: Finding Appropriate Technology For School KidsAs more and more technology makes its way into classrooms, schools and educators are having to determine what is appropriate for students to use.
Larry Magid: Mircosoft’s CEO’s Retirement Is A Wise MoveMicrosoft CEO Steve Ballmer, who took over the helm of the world's largest software company from founder Bill Gates 13 years ago, will retire within the next 12 months.
Larry Magid: Yahoo Reportedly Courts Katie Couric For Web ShowJust a day after Yahoo passed Google in terms of U.S. Web visitors, the company’s CEO Marissa Mayer is reportedly courting Katie Couric for a Web interview show on its homepage.
Larry Magid: Obama Calls For Outside Panel On Anti-Spying TechnologyPresident Obama is restructuring national intelligence policies including restrictions in spying on Americans, but some companies have taken matters into their own hands.
Larry Magid: Google Unveils Customizable Phone, The Moto XThe phone is expected to go on sale in late August or early September.
Larry Magid: Twitter Tries To Limit AbuseThey have introduced a report abuse button to halt abusive Tweets.
Larry Magid: Dell Sends Project Ophelia To TestersThe device would connect to a television and allow users to use it as another computer screen.
Larry Magid: Americans Addicted To SmartphonesA new survey found that Americans use their smartphones in some very strange places and at very strange times.
Larry Magid: T-Mobile Makes It Easier To Upgrade PhonesT-Mobile has created a new program that allows its customers to upgrade to a new smartphone every six months. According to Mashable, the program is called JUMP or "Just Upgrade My Phone."
Larry Magid: Remembering The Inventor Of The Computer MouseDoug Engelbart, the inventor of the computer mouse and developer of early incarnations of email, word processing programs and the Internet, has died at the age of 88.
Larry Magid: Telecommuting An Option For BART Commuters Our technology expert says telecommuting is one of the better options for getting around the BART strike if you need to get work done, but not everyone has that luxury.
Larry Magid: Bay Area Grocery Shopping Through Amazon? Amazon.com is reportedly getting into the grocery business in the Bay Area. The online shopping giant, which has been offering deliveries in the Seattle area, plans to expand its service to the Bay Area by the end of the year according to Reuters.