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by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 17th 2017

We are in the most hated season of the year – the Income Tax season. The season of recurring nightmares involving receipts, forms, strange numerals, long explanations and conflicting interpretations of the phrase ‘tax deduction’. Apparently, children, pets,...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 17th 2017

TOKYO China has jumped to the front ranks of the supercomputing powers with the new Sunway TaihuLight, powered by domestically developed chips. It was recently crowned the fastest computer in the world. In its debut on the Top500 list of the world’s fastest...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 17th 2017

Stories by children about the perils of reality TV judging, dementia and a bloodthirsty pig are among the winners of this year’s 500 Words Now in its sixth year, the BBC Radio 2 contest challenges under-13s to write a story about any fictional topic.Winners...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 17th 2017

On the 20th anniversary of the birth of Dolly, the first cloned sheep, a reader asks: Don’t all sheep look alike anyway? Could anyone tell Dolly, Daisy, Diana, Debbie and Denise apart from members of the sheep population that weren’t cloned? Wouldn’t it have...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 17th 2017

Go back a couple of years and Samsung was THE dominant force in the Android market. While on the whole the company hasn’t exactly been in trouble since then (sales of its flagship and non-flagship devices in total have been more than adequate to keep it in...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 16th 2017

With the latest VMworld event kicking off in Las Vegas, end user computing giant VMware came prepared with a litany of news releases. Yet the news was more of an update than anything completely new; an extension of the company’s hybrid cloud strategy, as well...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 16th 2017

at’s it really like to work at Chicago startups and tech companies? Blue Sky’s Inside Job lets people on the ground tell us in their own words. Brenna Lemieux, 31, Content Director at Insureon I look at the world as potential disasters now that I work...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 16th 2017

From Mike Burnick: Earnings season is pretty much in the books, as 98% of S&P 500 companies have already reported second-quarter numbers.The results: Profits declined 3.2% overall for the index. That’s the fifth quarter in a row of falling profits....

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 16th 2017

Technology stocks now account for a larger slice of the main emerging markets equity index than of Wall Street’s S&P 500, the first time this has happened since August 2008.   The reversal symbolizes a radical reshaping of the MSCI Emerging Markets index,...

by Rafaela Rodrigues Araujo on May 16th 2017

New digital creative apprenticeship scheme will crowd fund bursary to send student to SXSW One aspiring digital creative can win a dream apprenticeship with the ultimate prize of attending the biggest festival of its kind – the world famous annual conglomerate...