Casio Chairman and CEO Kazuo Kashio passed on June 19, 2018 at the age of 89. The cause of death was pneumonia. Kashio was the third eldest of the four brothers who founded Casio Computer in 1957. The
Stephen Hawking, whose work advanced the state of physics as much as the popular understanding of it, has died at the age of 76, his family has said. Hawking's brilliant intellect and unflinching pers
Ed Lee, the mayor of San Francisco who worked closely with leaders in the city’s tech industry, has died after a heart attack aged 65. A statement issued by his office confirmed his passing afte
On weekends, my basement could be considered a shrine and church to Ralph Baer. It is there that my children congregate and play video games for hours, a pastime now as familiar as gathering around an
Gaming journalist <a target="_blank" href="https://www.facebook.com/steve.morgenstern.3">Steve Morgenstern</a> died on July 24 after a sudden illness. He was founding editor of Atari Age, a bi-monthly
We've received direct word and <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/lesv/status/325484205746294784">noted on Twitter</a> that that <a target="_blank" href="http://www.linkedin.com/profile/view
In the annals of criticism it is often the case that a writer is cursed in life and forgotten in death. For Roger Ebert, voluminous historian of the cinema and its most astute critic, neither of these
Digital activist and early employee at Reddit, Aaron Swartz, committed suicide in New York on January 11. He was 26.
Swartz was a fiery proponent of Internet freedom and the founder of <a target="_
Donald J. Sobol, author of the acclaimed Encyclopedia Brown series of children's mystery books, <a target="_blank" href="https://twitter.com/PublishersWkly/statuses/224867121421746177">died last Wed
Author Ray Bradbury died today in Los Angeles. He was 91.
As a child of the pre-Internet, Bradbury's writing was just on the apex between a grave, plastic future foreseen by <i>Star Wars</i> and t
The CEO of Micron Technology, Steve Appleton, died in a small plane crash today in Boise, Idaho. He was 51.
Appleton worked at the company since 1983, starting on the night shift production lin
The creator of Lisp and arguably the father of modern artificial intelligence, John McCarthy, died last night. He studied mathematics with the famous John Nash at Princeton and, notably, held the firs
As we noted earlier this week, one of the founding fathers of UNIX and the creator of C, Dennis Ritchie, passed away last weekend. While I feel that many in computer science and related fields knew of
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/06/Robert-morris.jpeg" /><a href="http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Morris_(cryptographer)">Robert Morris</a>, a security expert and fathe
Strum out a few chords of Stairway, friends, because the guy who pioneered the solid-body electric guitar, Les Paul, is dead. He died of complications from pneumonia in White Plains, NY. Paul also inv
<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/01/158110-jason_serena_montes_original.jpg"><a HREF="http://www.pcworld.com/article/158110/games_murder_suicide.html?tk=rss_news">One of our