Microsoft: No Virtual PC for Intel-based Macs

Microsoft has decided not to move forward with a version of Virtual PC for the Intel-based Macintosh, and will also be discontinuing support of Visual Basic scripting in the next version of Office for Mac, the company said.

Microsoft has decided not to move forward with a version of Virtual PC for the Intel-based Macintosh, and will also be discontinuing support of Visual Basic scripting in the next version of Office for Mac, the company said.

The Myth of the Living-Room PC

t’s not just Apple that’s failed to invade the living room. Computer makers have been trying to find space next to the couch for years, but so far all of these attacks have been repulsed.

It's not just Apple that's failed to invade the living room. Computer makers have been trying to find space next to the couch for years, but so far all of these attacks have been repulsed.

Food Bacteria More Drug-Resistant in U.S., Europe, Study Suggests

The bacteria that cause a common food-borne illness show low drug resistance in Australia, unlike similar strains from the United States and Europe, a study has found.

The bacteria that cause a common food-borne illness show low drug resistance in Australia, unlike similar strains from the United States and Europe, a study has found.

Mars’s Peroxide Snow Would Kill Any Surface Life

Dust storms on Mars appear to be creating a snow of bleachlike chemicals that make their way into the planet’s soil—rendering life as we know it impossible on the red planet’s surface, scientists report.

Dust storms on Mars appear to be creating a snow of bleachlike chemicals that make their way into the planet's soil—rendering life as we know it impossible on the red planet's surface, scientists report.

Giant Robot Imprisons Parked Cars in New Jersey

The robot that parks cars at the Garden Street Garage in Hoboken, New Jersey, trapped hundreds of its wards last week for several days. But it wasn’t the technology car owners had to curse, it was the terms of a software license.

The robot that parks cars at the Garden Street Garage in Hoboken, New Jersey, trapped hundreds of its wards last week for several days. But it wasn't the technology car owners had to curse, it was the terms of a software license.

Winter Solstice Sees Mars Rovers in Good Shape

NASA’s solar-powered rovers reached the darkest part of the Martian year on Tuesday, with the arrival of the winter solstice in the planet’s southern hemisphere. The rovers are suffering from ageing hardware, but continue to reveal new things about Mars.

NASA's solar-powered rovers reached the darkest part of the Martian year on Tuesday, with the arrival of the winter solstice in the planet's southern hemisphere. The rovers are suffering from ageing hardware, but continue to reveal new things about Mars.

Newsvine Brought To This Site

Well, I’ve hacked together a method for integrating my Newsvine seeds onto this blog. I’m going to test it out for a week or two. I may find the formatting annoying and you all may find it annoying to have your RSS reader clogged up with a bunch of crap you didn’t want. Anyway, if it ends up being a lot more than you care for and don’t feel like having to click "Mark All As Read" so often, please let me know.

Also, if you think this is just the coolest thing in the world (or just totally ripping off Jason Kottke), then you can let me know that too.