Photo by David Paul Morris/Getty Images. September marks the 15th anniversary of technology giant Google. To accompany the big 15, the company has announced Thursday a new change to their search engine in the form of a search algorithm update. … Continue reading
Photo by Flickr user Johan Larsson So you’re browsing NewsHour’s Rundown Blog and all of a sudden everything freezes. Your computer doesn’t want to respond. Your fingers snap to reboot action, hitting Ctrl + Alt + Del, before your brain … Continue reading
At the top of its game, Blackberry was the world’s most popular mobile device, but now the struggling smart phone maker has announced a $4.7 billion buyout. What mistakes did Blackberry make that its competitors got right? For insight, Jeffrey Brown talks to Farhad Manjoo of The Wall Street Journal. Continue reading
Apple stores attracted long lines of shoppers Friday morning for the global debut of the latest iPhones. Our chopper shot of the massive line outside an Apple store in NYC for the new iPhone 5C, 5S. pic.twitter.com/l6Pn7BJO4t — CBS This … Continue reading
The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new proposal to cut industry carbon pollution. Under new rules, new natural gas and coal-fired power plants would have to install technology to capture and store emissions. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Juliet Eilperin of The Washington Post about what’s on the agenda at the EPA. Continue reading
Thursday’s death of Hiroshi Yamauchi, head of the video game giant Nintendo, prompted Twitter users to remember hours of their youth spent playing Donkey Kong and Super Mario. RIP Hiroshi Yamauchi the Nintendo genius responsible for a lot of my … Continue reading
Creative commons photo via flickr user nehuenmingote If you’re an iPhone user, your phone is getting a facelift today. Apple’s much anticipated and discussed update of its operating system, iOS 7, was released for all iPhone users on Wednesday.
Image courtesy of Philips Although the debut of the cassette can be traced back to a 1963 Berlin fair, Philips dates the format’s official launch at the company’s headquarters in Amsterdam on Sept. 13th, 1963.
The technology of television is rapidly evolving, but the latest way to watch has raised legal questions about copyright. Aereo is a subscription service that lets viewers stream free-to-air TV live on mobile devices and computers. Hari Sreenivasan speaks with Aereo chief Chet Kanojia about where the medium is headed next. Continue reading
When the 9/11 attacks occurred, Americans flooded the Internet to seek news and feel connected. Danny Lewin was a tech entrepreneur who had developed algorithms to ensure the Web wouldn’t crash from high traffic. He was also the first victim on Sept. 11. Molly Knight-Raskin joins Ray Suarez to discuss her new book about Lewin. Continue reading