Archive: August 28th, 2011

Ten Most Ridiculous Tech Lawsuits of the 21st Century

Ten Most Ridiculous Tech Lawsuits of the 21st Century

A woman sues Google for bad directions, another claims she’s allergic to Pentium processors. These are real lawsuits from our tech-obsessed 21st century. PCworld sifted through the dockets to find ten examples of weird litigation.

Big data: large problems or huge opportunities?

Big data: large problems or huge opportunities?

Along with the increasing ubiquity of technology comes the increase in the amount of electronic data. Just a few years ago, corporate databases tended to be measured in the range of tens to hundreds of gigabytes. Now, multi-terabyte (TB) or even petabyte (PB) databases are quite normal.