Profile of Thomas ClaburnEditor at Large, Enterprise Mobility
Member Since: 11/15/2013
News & Commentary Posts: 4491
Thomas Claburn has been writing about business and technology since 1996, for publications such as New Architect, PC Computing, InformationWeek, Salon, Wired, and Ziff Davis Smart Business. Before that, he worked in film and television, having earned a not particularly useful master's degree in film production. He wrote the original treatment for 3DO's Killing Time, a short story that appeared in On Spec, and the screenplay for an independent film called The Hanged Man, which he would later direct. He's the author of a science fiction novel, Reflecting Fires, and a sadly neglected blog, Lot 49. His iPhone game, Blocfall, is available through the iTunes App Store. His wife is a talented jazz singer; he does not sing, which is for the best.
Articles by Thomas Claburn
posted in December 2010
Users will receive the first Google TV software update automatically.
By offering some $5 million worth of code and intellectual property to the Eclipse Foundation, Google aims to encourage Java development.
The Latitude app for the iPhone allows continuous location updating, so you always know where your friends are.
In the new year, Google TV will struggle but gain traction while Android thrives and Chrome OS proves surprisingly popular.
GigaOm Net:Work Conference: Executives from Google and Jive see rising demand for attention management tools.
GigaOm Net:Work Conference: "Our basic management institutions and practices are fundamentally broken."
GigaOm Net:Work Conference: Enterprises that cater to the needs of mobile workers can expect greater productivity.
The computer upgrade cycle could slow significantly as Chrome OS netbooks proliferate, at least in the lower end of the market.
Before a crowd of reporters and guests, Google provided an update on its forthcoming browser-based operating system, Chrome OS, and invited attendees and select early adopters to try Chrome OS running on an unbranded netbook through a pilot program. Chrome OS aims to be speedy, simple and secure: all the things that the typical PC is not. It achieves these goals by limiting the user to Web apps, running in the Chrome browser. But Google doesn't see this as a limitation; it sees it as a way to pr
Google Apps users can now try a collaborative decision-making application from SAP that includes technology from Google Wave.
A new look coming to Facebook profile pages promises to be more personal.
Challenging Apple and Amazon, Google claims to be the largest e-book provider.
The company is characterizing the deal as a move toward Star Trek-style voice interaction with computers.
A former Mac Specialist at an Apple retail store claims that he was not promoted because he was too old.
Rightsholders can expect Google to be more responsive to their concerns in the months ahead.
A change in the company's search algorithm aims to prevent abusive merchants from profiting from online infamy.
The book business is about to get a wake up call from Google.