Items tagged with Women

Crime might not pay -- but video games about crime certainly do, particularly when they're the follow-up to one of the biggest franchises in gaming. Grand Theft Auto V -- easily one of the biggest... Read more...
In the movie Gladiator, Proximo offers words of advice to Maximus, telling him "Win the crowd, and you will win your freedom." If Proximo was alive today and enjoyed a career as a market analyst, he'd tell tech firms, "Win the women, and you'll win... Read more...
A recent survey, "Internet Reliance in Today's Economy" conducted by Harris Interactive for Intel, found that most U.S. adults find Internet access essential to daily life, so essential that some would choose it over TV ... or sex. According to the... Read more...
Yet more search engine news: Online search site Ask.com is laying off 40 people and running up the white flag in its quest to challenge Google for market share. They've decided to concentrate on their core users, who they have identified as women in their late thirties in the Midwest and Southeastern states... Read more...
Researchers at MIT have developed chip architecture that runs on 70 percent less voltage than a conventional processor. The savings in power consumption would have profound effects on the battery life you could expect from portable devices. They may... Read more...
According to a recent study done via the Internet, it seems that the number of women who own gaming consoles is actually higher than men.  While the test audience is a bit small at barely 1000, and there are some large questions about the methodology of the test and the demographics of the respondents, the... Read more...
Frances E. Allen, a 74 year old woman with a 45 year career at IBM, is the first woman ever to receive the coveted A.M. Turing Award given annually by the Association for Computing Machinery. The award, plus $100,000, was given to Allen on Wednesday... Read more...
I don't know, either. But popgadget -personal tech for women -usually clues me in. And color coded caller ID seems cool, whether you prefer the toilet seat up or down: I don't know why I still fly across the room -- endangering life, limb and dog -- when the phone rings, even though 95% of the time I end up... Read more...
Reuters reports that market researcher TRU conducted a survey of 1,400 women aged 15 to 49 and found that women, when given the option, choose tech gadgets over traditional luxury items, such as jewelry. "The study found 77 percent of women surveyed would prefer a new plasma television to a diamond solitaire... Read more...