Microsoft vs. Alphabet — The Motley Fool

Microsoft (NASDAQ:MSFT) and Alphabet (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) are two of the most impressive businesses in the world today. These tech titans enjoy powerful competitive advantages that help them dominate massive global markets. In turn, they’ve seen their market value grow to a combined $1.6 trillion, creating vast wealth for their shareholders along the way. But which […]

24 bodies found after Zimbabwe mine disaster; search goes o…

KADOMA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Searchers have recovered 24 bodies from a mine in Zimbabwe that was flooded after heavy rains, trapping dozens of subsistence miners underground. Henrietta Rushwaya, leader of the country’s small-scale miners’ association, said Sunday that 23 of the bodies have been identified since the disaster on Tuesday near Kadoma. Mary Zindege waits […]

Command Line Utilities… in the Cloud?

Although many people think of Linux-based operating systems as graphical, really that GUI is just another application running over the bare operating system. Power users, remote administrators, and people running underpowered computers like a Raspberry Pi have a tendency to do more with command line tools. [Igor] did a FOSDEM19 presentation you can see below […]

These weatherproof wireless security cameras with 2-year ba…

There’s no question that Netgear’s Arlo brand is responsible for starting the cord-free security camera craze. Of course once something gets popular you know some serious competition will start flooding in, and that’s definitely the case in this increasingly congested space. For our money, the Blink XT Home Security Camera System is as good as […]

Cincinnati brothers create virtual museum to preserve histo…

CINCINNATI (WKRC) – There are Star Wars fans, and then there are the Lehmkuhl brothers. Even calling them super fans might be an understatement. After they saw Star Wars, they started collecting the toys made in their hometown. “We’re like a true product of Cincinnati: bred on Skyline and Kenner toys,” said Sean Lehmkuhl. “Every […]

Early Facebook investor turned critic describes how governm…

Roger McNamee, a longtime tech investor and one of the early backers of Facebook Inc., was a very early voice warning about privacy and data collection problems on the world’s largest social network that eventually erupted in the public eye. Now, he is trying to help carve out some solutions. McNamee released a book last […]