Don’t count ‘doomsday asteroid’ out yet

Editor’s note: Greg Bear is an internationally bestselling science-fiction author of many books, including “Moving Mars,” “Darwin’s Radio” and “Hull Zero Three.” As a freelance journalist, he covered 10 years of the Voyager missions at the Jet Propulsi…

Don’t count ‘doomsday asteroid’ out yet

Editor’s note: Greg Bear is an internationally bestselling science-fiction author of many books, including “Moving Mars,” “Darwin’s Radio” and “Hull Zero Three.” As a freelance journalist, he covered 10 years of the Voyager missions at the Jet Propulsi…

Cisco acquires minority stake in Parallels

MOSCOW (Reuters) – Networking equipment company Cisco Systems Inc has acquired a small stake in Seattle-based software developer Parallels, Parallels said on Thursday. Parallels said in a statement that Cisco has bought about 1 percent of the company a…

Don’t count ‘doomsday asteroid’ out yet

Editor’s note: Greg Bear is an internationally bestselling science-fiction author of many books, including “Moving Mars,” “Darwin’s Radio” and “Hull Zero Three.” As a freelance journalist, he covered 10 years of the Voyager missions at the Jet Propulsi…

Imagining a future when machines have all the jobs

WASHINGTON—Martin Ford saw it everywhere, even in his own business. Smarter machines and better software were helping companies do more work with fewer people. His Silicon Valley software firm used to put its programs on disks and ship them to customers. The disks were made, packaged and delivered …

Apple Wrests Sales Lead from Samsung

Amid a record earnings report that still disappointed investors, one superlative in Apple Inc. ’s numbers is likely to have been lost on most observers: the company was the biggest technology manufacturer by revenue in the October-December quarter, eclipsing Samsung Electronics Co. Apple said its …

Apple Wrests Sales Lead from Samsung

Amid a record earnings report that still disappointed investors, one superlative in Apple Inc. ’s numbers is likely to have been lost on most observers: the company was the biggest technology manufacturer by revenue in the October-December quarter, eclipsing Samsung Electronics Co. Apple said its …

Apple Wrests Sales Lead from Samsung

Amid a record earnings report that still disappointed investors, one superlative in Apple Inc. ’s numbers is likely to have been lost on most observers: the company was the biggest technology manufacturer by revenue in the October-December quarter, eclipsing Samsung Electronics Co. Apple said its …