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Pepsi takes vending machines high-tech

There are some things that really need to have massive touchscreens, WiFi connectivity, and YouTube integration. PepsiCo believes that soda vending machines do, in fact, fall into that category. The company has been testing out what is quite easily the most high-tech vending machine in the country, and plans remain underway to roll out more of… Read more →

Details emerge on Apple’s Fusion Drive technology

At last week’s event introducing the iPad mini, Apple also rolled out new iMac and Mac mini models that be configured with a proprietary “Fusion Drive.” This technology presents a solid-state drive (SSD) and a hard disk drive (HDD) as a single volume to the user. There are all kinds of labels being applied to the technology, however, it looks… Read more →

IT, business executives don’t see eye to eye on innovation: survey

IT managers say they’re ready and competent to move forward with business innovation. However, business leaders don’t quite think IT is up to the job. This is the key finding of a new survey of 800 IT and business leaders released by CA Technologies, which finds IT and business leaders often have two different views on innovation, considered the way… Read more →

IT, business executives don’t see eye to eye on innovation: survey

IT managers say they’re ready and competent to move forward with business innovation. However, business leaders don’t quite think IT is up to the job. This is the key finding of a new survey of 800 IT and business leaders released by CA Technologies, which finds IT and business leaders often have two different views on innovation, considered the way… Read more →

New Apple Mac Mini desktop computer is easy to repair, upgrade, says iFixit

Apple haters love to point to iFixit’s teardowns of its recent products as a sign of the company’s consumer unfriendliness. For instance, the site just failed the new MacBook Pro 13-inch with Retina Display on its repairability, scoring it a mere 2 out of 10. Conspiracy theories abound that Apple makes it difficult to repair and upgrade its products in order… Read more →

The Internet Archive’s ten petabyte celebration

Summary: The Internet Archive – the Internet’s library and home of the Wayback Machine – celebrated the addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to its massive collections at its San Francisco home. By Violet Blue for Pulp Tech | October 27, 2012 — 08:01 GMT (01:01 PDT) Follow @violetblue Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/the-internet-archives-ten-petabyte-celebration-7000006469/The Internet Archive’s ten petabyte celebrationhttp://www.zdnet.com/the-internet-archives-ten-petabyte-celebration-7000006469/http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest Blog for… Read more →

The Internet Archive’s ten petabyte celebration

Summary: The Internet Archive – the Internet’s library and home of the Wayback Machine – celebrated the addition of the 10,000,000,000,000,000th byte to its massive collections at its San Francisco home. By Violet Blue for Pulp Tech | October 27, 2012 — 08:01 GMT (01:01 PDT) Follow @violetblue Source Article from http://www.zdnet.com/the-internet-archives-ten-petabyte-celebration-7000006469/The Internet Archive’s ten petabyte celebrationhttp://www.zdnet.com/the-internet-archives-ten-petabyte-celebration-7000006469/http://www.zdnet.com/blog/rss.xmlLatest Blog for… Read more →

One On One: Andy Greenberg, Author, "This Machine Kills Secrets"

Andy Greenberg Andy Greenberg is the author of “This Machine Kills Secrets: How WikiLeakers, Cyperpunks, and Hacktivists Aim To Free The World’s Information,” published by Dutton Publishing. Mr. Greenberg, a Forbes writer, interviewed WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange three weeks before he leaked 250,000 State Department files, the largest release of classified materials in history. In that interview, Mr. Assange alluded… Read more →

Google should worry less about iOS and more about Windows 8 tablets

Windows 8 officially launched at the end of this week and it looks to be a solid OS, both for enterprises and consumers, launching Windows into the age of touch. Almost simultaneously, Apple released an updated 10″ iPad and their iPad Mini. Google will most likely be releasing flagship 10″ and 7″ tablets on Monday. If tablets are your thing… Read more →