When you’re a ‘computer’ and you’re ‘a nerd’, tech companies are hiring, study finds

Computer rack accessories and storage are now the norm for all the world's big tech companies.They're used in many of the world.And they're becoming more popular in the last decade.But the study by research firm IDC and McKinsey says the trends aren't translating to a more diverse workforce, or to more talented workers.IDC says tech companies have a much harder time hiring minority or...

How Microsoft, Google and Facebook plan to change the world

Google and Microsoft are developing "a platform" to allow anyone to "create the next-generation of internet applications," according to a new report from The Hill.In an effort to create a "platform for global commerce," Google and Apple are partnering with a consortium of companies including eBay, Amazon and eBay's former chief executive, Jeff Bezos.The report says that the companies are planning...

When Will Computers Become Boring?

It's a long time coming, but the computer art accessory market is about to explode.According to data from market researcher App Annie, the world's largest digital art market, computer art and digital accessories will collectively account for about 7% of the global market by 2020.That means we're likely to see more new, creative digital art products coming out of China and elsewhere in the coming...