UK teens ‘educationally disadvantaged’ if kept offline

A new report suggests that the benefits of the Internet and mobility outweigh any risks when it comes to teenage education in the United Kingdom. Credit: ZDNet A large-scale study conducted by Oxford University, U.K., found that even though parents remain worried about mobility and Internet safety, the educational benefits of such technology outweighs the… Read more →

Intel’s search for leadership

Sean Maloney (far right) with Paul Otellini, CEO, left, and Craig Barrett former CEO at Intel, in 2006.Intel will announce a new CEO later this year as Paul Otellini retires in May but who that person will be is not yet known. It would likely have been Sean Maloney, who retires this month, if it… Read more →

This you got to see: the self-rotating pano app

Cycloramic ($0.99, App Store) is one of the coolest apps that I’ve seen in a long time. It harnesses the iPhone’s software and hardware in a totally unique way. Cycloramic rotates your iPhone 5 automatically while shooting video (completely handsfree) then it stitches individual frames from the video together to compose a seamless 360-degree panoramic… Read more →

Asus introduces VivoTab Windows 8 and Windows RT tablets

While we’ve known about Asus’ Windows 8 tablets for some time, it looks like it’s finally time for the company to start rolling them out. There’s now a special online portal for the Asus VivoTab series that provides more details about the three models. One of them, the VivoTab RT, runs Windows RT and obviously competes with… Read more →

MacTech announces BootCamp II seminar schedule

Dubbed BootCamp II in 2013, MacTech’s BootCamp seminars will startup again in March. The single-day events are aimed at improving the skills of consultants supporting Macs in SOHO and SMB environments. The company said that the curriculum has been revamped to accommodate newbies and returning attendees. While some of the sessions will take aim at… Read more →

Qualcomm CEO previews CES keynote in Charlie Rose interview

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs recently checked in with Charlie Rose over at PBS, discussing the wireless giant’s predictions and strategies for the future of mobile technologies. Some of the key topics in the 30-minute interview included Qualcomm’s partnership with Apple, Qualcomm’s licensing business and the money it brings in, broadband policies, and the ever-increasing demand… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: A Trip to North Korea and 10th Grade Technology

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Google Chairman to Visit North KoreaAssociated Press |  Eric Schmidt is heading to North Korea. Perhaps because Google is running out of people who have not heard of Google? – David Gallagher Tumblr: David… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: A Trip to North Korea and 10th Grade Technology

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Google Chairman to Visit North KoreaAssociated Press |  Eric Schmidt is heading to North Korea. Perhaps because Google is running out of people who have not heard of Google? – David Gallagher Tumblr: David… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: A Trip to North Korea and 10th Grade Technology

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Google Chairman to Visit North KoreaAssociated Press |  Eric Schmidt is heading to North Korea. Perhaps because Google is running out of people who have not heard of Google? – David Gallagher Tumblr: David… Read more →

Today’s Scuttlebot: A Trip to North Korea and 10th Grade Technology

Here are some of the more interesting items that the tech reporters and editors of The New York Times found on the Web recently. See more here. Google Chairman to Visit North KoreaAssociated Press |  Eric Schmidt is heading to North Korea. Perhaps because Google is running out of people who have not heard of Google? – David Gallagher Tumblr: David… Read more →

CES 2013 preview: Tech in Transition, or As I Lay Buying

First things first: ZDNet will be in attendance at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show. We’ll be covering any major company news along with any enterprise announcements; we’ll leave most of the super-consumer stuff to our sister site CNET. (This is their Super Bowl, after all.) Rachel King and I will be on the floor and… Read more →