Douglas Engelbart, The Man Behind The Mouse, Dies
2013-07-04 07:15:30

Dr. Douglas Engelbart, the man who invented the computer mouse and reportedly developed early incarnations of email and word processing software, died Wednesday in his Atherton, California home at the age of 88.

2012-09-08 07:15:02

The U.S. Justice Department's proposed settlement with three electronic book publishers accused of participating in a price-fixing scheme has been approved by a federal judge.

Google Rolling Out Personalized Search Results For Plus Members
2012-01-10 10:46:00

Users of Google's social networking service will soon see more personalized results when using the company's search engine, thanks to new technology that will scan a person's Google+ account to provide information uniquely tailored to each individual.

2010-12-14 09:15:00

Yahoo will lay off about five percent of its workforce--or approximately 600 to 700 employees--this week, various media outlets were reporting Tuesday morning.

2010-10-27 10:12:33

Yahoo has added enhanced social networking features as part of what they are calling the most massive overhaul of their webmail services in over five years.

2010-07-16 09:25:00

Despite a net profit increase of 24-percent from the same period last year, Google failed to meet Wall Street expectations for the second quarter, causing shares of the company to fall by more than four percent in after-hours electronic trading Thursday.

2010-03-24 09:30:00

China has responded to Google's Monday decision to offer uncensored content to more than 300-million Internet users in the country by instituting their own measures to block search results on hot-button issues such as the pro-democracy movement.

2010-02-09 07:00:00

SAN DIEGO, Feb. 9 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Maxwell Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: MXWL) has expanded the scope of Vice President Michael Liedtke's responsibilities to include business development, market intelligence and strategic planning, appointed Van M.

2008-08-29 12:00:47

By Michael Liedtke SAN FRANCISCO -- Anna Patterson's last Internet search engine was so impressive that industry leader Google Inc. bought the technology in 2004 to upgrade its own system. She believes her latest invention is even more valuable -- only this time it's not for sale.

Word of the Day
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.