Steve Dent

Associate Editor
Steve should have known that engineering was not for him when he spent most of his time at university monkeying with his 8086 clone PC. Although he graduated, a lifelong obsession of wanting the "solitaire" win animation to go faster had begun. Always seeking a gadget fix, he dabbles in photography, video, 3D-animation, and is a licensed private pilot. He followed l'amour de sa vie from Vancouver, BC to France, and now lives near Paris.

Articles by Steve Dent

01.21.16
Foxconn trumps Japanese rival in $5.2 billion bid for Sharp
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Foxconn trumps Japanese rival in $5.2 billion bid for Sharp

The iPhone manufacturer is very interested in Sharp's display business.

By S. Dent,   01.21.16
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01.20.16
Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh
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Facebook is opening an Oculus research office in Pittsburgh

The city is becoming a tech hot spot thanks to Carnegie Mellon University.

By S. Dent,   01.20.16
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01.20.16
Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome
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Google's latest data-squeezing algorithm is coming to Chrome

The Brotli algorithm will be especially helpful for mobile users.

By S. Dent,   01.20.16
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01.19.16
Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years
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Scientists reanimate tiny frozen animals after 30 years

The thawed "moss piglets" bred and produced healthy offspring.

By S. Dent,   01.19.16
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01.19.16
Apple is (very) slowly improving its employee diversity
01.19.16

Apple is (very) slowly improving its employee diversity

However, it rejected a proposal to increase the number of female and minority executives.

By S. Dent,   01.19.16
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01.15.16
Microsofts preps Windows 10 updates for Lumia phones
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Microsofts preps Windows 10 updates for Lumia phones

The OS could start rolling out to Windows 8.1 devices next week.

By S. Dent,   01.15.16
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01.14.16
Juno sets distance record for solar-powered spacecraft
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Juno sets distance record for solar-powered spacecraft

The craft is 493 million miles from the sun and gets a fraction of the Earth's solar energy.

By S. Dent,   01.14.16
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