Google Gives Oracle a Tutorial on API Copyright Law

For the past year Oracle and Google have been locked in high-profile dispute over Oracle's rights to the APIs in the Java Virtual Machine. Oracle asserts that Google's Android operating system infringes on JVM patents and copyrights that Oracle inherited as part of its 2009 acquisition of Sun. At … [Read more...]

How To Speed Up Your DSL Broadband Throughput

Twenty-eight million homes in the United States subscribe to broadband DSL. Most DSL subscribers should expect to receive about ninety percent of the speed offered under their DSL service plan. A substantial number of households, however, pay for much higher DSL speeds than they actually experience. … [Read more...]

The History Of The IBM Personal Computer

While Apple introduced the Apple II ahead of the IBM PC, it was an IBM product under the visionary leadership of Don Estridge that ignited the era of personal computing. There were a number of unique aspects of the IBM PC that made it different from previous IBM products. In designing the IBM PC, … [Read more...]

Man Who Invented the World Wide Web Gives it New Definition

Tim Berners-Lee wrote the HTML and the HTTP protocol 20 years ago because he saw a problem. His position as a researcher at CERN provided access to hundreds of scientists every year and the opportunity to review their research. But with each introduction and opportunity came the obstacles of … [Read more...]