Computer and Peripheral Equipment Manufacturing

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2011

    Taiwanese iPhone Manufacturer Replacing Chinese Laborers with Robots After They Keep Committing Suicide

    ​Foxconn, makers of the iPhone as well as products for Sony, Nokia, Dell and Hewlett Packard, plans to automate much of its manufacturing load. Last year they doubled wages after more than a dozen workers at its plant in southern China committed suicide. It was so bad, the factory had to insta ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 4, 2010

    Silver Election Lining: Ego-Fueled Millionaire Candidates Went Down in Flames

    ​Those suffering the slings and arrows of Tuesday's election results should avoid the big map in the Times today showing a shower of nasty little red-colored and rightward-surging darts flowing across America. Each little arrow shows a Congressional district where the Party of No gained ground ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 6, 2010

    HP CEO Mark Hurd Resigns After Sex Harassment Probe

    ​Hewlett-Packard CEO Mark Hurd has reportedly resigned after an investigation of sexual harassment claims made by a former contractor. He'll be replaced by CFO Cathie Lesjak on an interim basis. While the company says that the investigation found no violations of sexual harassment policy, HP s ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 19, 2010

    City Has $$ for Computer Consultants, Not for Firehouses: Daily News

    Daily News columnist Juan Gonzalez has a new chapter in his ongoing series on the kind of waste in government that somehow flies below the radar when Team Bloomberg goes looking to cut the budget. Today's episode reveals that the city is paying $3.5 million a year to outside computer consultants who ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 14, 2010

    Carly Fiorina Presents Demon Sheep II: Bring Me the Giant Floating Head of Barbara Boxer

    ​And now there are 8 ads weirder than Carly Fiorina's "Demon Sheep." "No-one knows from whence it came," according to the voice over for Fred Davis' latest shot at viral glory (video after the jump), but the giant floating head of Barbara Boxer (who is referred to here as "it" by the narrato ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 24, 2009

    Here Is A Mix Compiled by Mary Pearson, of High Places and Transformation Surprise

    ​Courtesy of the always excellent No Conclusion blog. The theme is "music that inspires my solo music by process and intent. This is the kind of stuff I listen to when my inspiration well is running a little dry," meaning this is more of a

  • Columns

    September 15, 2009

    Daniel Craig at a Gay Club!

    Fashion Week, Idol chatter, a gesture toward Liza. By Michael Musto

  • Blogs

    September 10, 2009

    I'm On The Cover of Paper!

    ​Well, a mock cover made up at the party Paper had for their 25th anniversary the other night (along with HP and their fabulous ink cartridges). First of all, let me say what an amazing job the mag's Kim Hastreiter, David Hershkovits, Mickey Boardman, and Drew Elliott did in pulling together ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    Press Explores Health of Osama, Steve Jobs

    The press is demanding more heath information on Steve Jobs, who yesterday announced he was taking a leave of absence from his Apple CEO duties due to health issues. Jobs characterized these issues as nutritional, but some doctors speculate that the pancreatic cancer survivor may have chronic pancre ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 5, 2009

    Jobs Says He's Only Sorta Sick, Apple Stock Rises

    Concerns about the health of alarmingly thin pancreatic cancer survivor Steve Jobs have been so widespread and volatile that when some guy on the internet floated a rumor in October that the Apple CEO was in the hospital, the company's stock dropped five points. Now Jobs has admitted to the Times t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 3, 2008

    Blogger Plants Jobs Health Rumor, Apple Stock Tanks

    Mm, serendipity: we were just talking about schadenfreude over the fate of our corporate masters, and here we find some blogger briefly caused Apple's stock to drop more than five points by "reporting" that Steve Jobs went to the hospital with "chest pains," according to the New York Times. The rep ... More >>

  • News

    February 1, 2005

    CGI Joe

    How the military and private tech contractors are training a new generation of soldiers

  • News

    December 28, 2004

    Hiphop Turns 30

    Whatcha celebratin' for?

  • Music

    September 28, 2004
  • News

    August 24, 2004

    Cowhide Logic

    Not asking for much? Gateway's cheap laptops are (finally) worth a look.

  • Film

    May 25, 2004

    Dirty Harry

    The wizard of id: Orgasmic spells and naughty wand usage in a hormonal third installment

  • Music

    April 20, 2004

    Ink Drumble

    Book and disc explore hidden hippity-hoppity old schools

  • News

    March 30, 2004

    Scan Artists

    Peripherals: how to get your old-school scanner working with OS X

  • Books

    June 24, 2003

    The Broom of the System

    Give 'Em Hell, Harry!

  • Art

    April 15, 2003

    Are You a Koan Head?

    Get Your Lego Skills in Gear: Acing a Job Interview Just Got More Puzzling

  • News

    October 22, 2002
  • News

    October 8, 2002
  • News

    October 3, 2000

    Efficient or Deficient?

    Tenant Cases Snagged on Court's Calendar

  • News

    February 15, 2000

    Hacking the Future

    Why Code Crackers Will Lead the Digital Age

  • News

    March 2, 1999