The rapidly disappearing personal computer
The headquarters of iCore Networks has not seen a desktop computer in five years.Continued ...
Don’t go overboard praising China’s schools
Explanations for American schools lagging behind the rest of the world are many. One of the most prevalent themes for politicians, business executives and pundits scolding our kids, parents and teachers is fear of Asia — particularly China, Korea, Japan and Singapore — because of their world-leading test scores.Continued ...
Target breach could represent leading edge of wave of serious cybercrime
WASHINGTON — The rash of attacks against Target and other top retailers is likely to be the leading edge of a wave of serious cybercrime, as hackers become increasingly skilled at breaching the nation’s antiquated payment systems, experts say.Continued ...
Ed Sullivan Beatles’ item headed to NYC auction
NEW YORK — A large piece of stage backdrop autographed by the Beatles during their first live U.S. concert 50 years ago is headed to auction, where it could draw $800,000 to $1 million.Continued ...
Memories of the Beatles’ US television debut
It was 50 years ago today that this mop-topped band began to play (in America).Continued ...
Beatles special gets a little help
LOS ANGELES — Dave Grohl was on his way to rehearsals for a TV special marking the 50th anniversary of the Beatles’ U.S. television debut on “The Ed Sullivan Show” when the panic set in.Continued ...
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