Security cameras helped catch Boston Marathon bombers; what’s your take on public surveillance?

Technology certainly played a crucial role in the hunt for the two Boston Marathon bombers, whether it was important smartphone pictures from the public or the forward-looking infrared cameras that spotted suspect No. 2 in the backyard boat. But the best piece of evidence may have come from a Lord and Taylor department store security… Read More


Penny Arcade reveals details of PAX Australia event

PAX is going Down Under. Penny Arcade, the Seattle-based video-game webcomic and commentary site responsible for the giant Penny Arcade Expo events, confirmed over the weekend that the first PAX Australia will be held July 19-21, 2013 in Melbourne. It’s official – PAX Australia will be in Melbourne, VIC from 19 – 21 July, 2013! Keep following… Read More


Amazon.com picks Boston for new development center

Amazon.com has been growing like a weed over the past year, hiring hundreds of engineers and developers at its new headquarters in Seattle’s South Lake Union neighborhood and expanding its footprint in the city. But Amazon, like many other technology giants, is now looking elsewhere for top talent. The Boston Globe reports that the giant… Read More