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  • Reed Hastings Won’t Be Returning To Microsoft’s Board, Will Skip Re-Election

    Reed Hastings Won’t Be Returning To Microsoft’s Board, Will Skip Re-Election

    Today, Microsoft announced a shakeup on the board side of the company by announcing that Reed Hastings will not be seeking re-election. Read More

  • Rumor: Whitman Is In As HP Head (Update: Confirmed)

    Rumor: Whitman Is In As HP Head (Update: Confirmed)

    Multiple sources are reporting/positing that Meg Whitman, former eBay head, will be sitting in the CEO seat at HP after today’s market close. Current CEO, Leo Apotheker, will get a $35 million pay out and wend his merry way to his next blood-letting. HP’s stock is not yet reacting to the news although it closed at a 24 last night after futzing around in the 22s for most of… Read More

  • Intel kind of gets beat at its own game, briefly

    Intel kind of gets beat at its own game, briefly

    Recently, Corel showed off a Cell-optimized version of DVD Movie Factory on a Toshiba’s SpursEngine 1000 (SE1000). The board transcoded 1080p H.264 video to a smaller resolution in about half the time as an Intel Core2 Quad. It’s even more impressive when you read that the li’l Cell is about half as powerful as the big daddy Cell found in the PS3. If you’re thinking… Read More

  • LCD Board Game Wows Mr. Monopoly

    LCD Board Game Wows Mr. Monopoly

    Speaking of social gatherings of the future, Phillips has developed the Entertaible, a concept board game made from a 32-inch horizontal LCD, a touch screen and sensors with multiple-object detection. The board game allows players to have “dynamic playing fields and gaming levels with the social interaction and tangible playing pieces, such as pawns and dies, of traditional board… Read More