George Koshy

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Microsoft Details SkyDrive Improvements in Windows 8.1

Microsoft today outlined more details regarding the improvements coming to SkyDrive in Windows 8.1, including placeholder files, offline access, and file picker integration. In the first week after Build 2013, when the preview of the latest Windows update was released, the company says it saw over …

Online classes can be enlightening, edifying, and engaging — but they're not college

The future of higher education online is, at present, clear as mud. Do Massive Open Online Courses, or MOOCs — college-level classes offered online through a number of corporate providers — offer students better tools for study, increased opportunities at lower cost? Can they provide access to …

Silicon Bayou rising: New Orleans' drive to be the next great tech city

<i>By Jesse Hicks and Andrew Thompson</i><p>From a distance it looked like a typical New Orleans street party: a tree-lined, brick walkway just blocks from the Mississippi River, thronged with people enjoying the late-March weather. The air crackled with excitement, a sense of common purpose. Large speakers …

Google Surveys Can Make Anyone A Professional Pollster

Nate Silver and I are big fans of Google’s Consumer Surveys tool. “Perhaps it won’t be long before Google, not Gallup, is the most trusted name in polling,” wrote Silver, on how Google conducted one of the most accurate polls of the 2012 election cycle.<p>But I didn’t know how useful they’d be for …

Google Maps 2.0 for iOS launches with support for iPads

Just a week after a revamped Google Maps for Android launched, an update for iOS devices has hit Apple's App Store.<p>Google Maps 2.0, which began rolling out to users worldwide on Tuesday, features support for the iPad's larger touch screen. As with last week's update to the Android version, the new …