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...]

Max Levchin Makes A Case For Social Applications

A hands-on expert in social software, Max Levchin was interviewed to a full house at Web 2.0 Expo in San Francisco last month.¬†Following his appearance on the cover of Portfolio magazine, Levchin, the CEO of, talked about the emerging social application economy.¬† Starting with his own … [Read more...]

Emerging Countries Outperform US Broadband Services

New chips are improving DSL modem performance and allowing faster speeds over longer distances. New home network devices perform better and are less expensive than the past. It might lead you to conclude that broadband is getting better in the U.S. But that's not the whole story. Lets start with … [Read more...]