Categories: Digital Imaging

National Archives and Footnote Put Paper Records Online

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on September 29

The Obama Administration has won kudos for making much of the government’s wealth of data and current publications available to all via the Web. But what about the billions of…

LIVE: New Stuff from Google Labs

Posted by: Rob Hof on April 20

Today, Google’s introducing some early-stage new products and services coming out of Google Labs at a press gathering hosted by R.J. Pittman, director of product management in search properties. I’ll…

AT&T HomeManager: Digital Photo Frame Meets Home Phone

Posted by: Olga Kharif on September 22

Digital photo frames are about to turn into full-fledged Internet appliances, competing with the home PC, TV and mobile for users’ time and attention. AT&T’s new HomeManager product, announced today, is a 7-inch photo frame that also offers e-mail access, visual voice mail and home phone calling. It could usher in a new era, of telcos distributing photo frames that do more than show photos.

Electronic Paper for Business

Posted by: Stephen Wildstrom on September 08

I have been hearing about “electronic paper” for business documents for about as long as I can remember, but none has come close to making the grade. A new reader…

R.I.P. SGI?

Posted by: Rob Hof on May 08

Yeesh, 7 cents a share. How far Silicon Graphics has fallen—now, to Chapter 11 bankruptcy. In its early 1990s heyday, it was as hot as Google (many of whose…

A New Approach to Searching Photos

Posted by: Rob Hof on August 25

Munjal Shah, onetime cofounder of the auction services firm Andale, finally let slip on his new blog what he’s been working on since leaving last year. As he writes: “I…

Opening Up Data (Kinda, Sorta)

Posted by: Rob Hof on June 30

For years, open-source advocate Tim O’Reilly has excoriated some companies such as Mapquest for failing to open up their storehouses of data to creative outside programmers who could create new…

Picture this: A successful HP acquisition?

Posted by: Peter Burrows on May 26

Let’s face it, it can’t be good if your best acquisition ever is a controversy-fraught, morale-sapping, investor-rattling deal such as Hewlett-Packard’s 2001 mega-purchase of Compaq Computer. But at this point,…

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