MC Hammer Takes Time from His Busy Schedule to Play with Microsoft…

MC Hammer was out of commission for a while there but he appears to be back in big way. First we saw him in a full-on parody for Monday Night Football, and now he has been spotted enjoying the Microsoft Surface » 9/11/08 6:40pm 9/11/08 6:40pm at the TechCrunch 50 conference. If I were the one wearing Hammer Pants in the '80s, I would try to avoid…

Hitachi's GazoPa Web Searches Images by Color, Shape

Hitachi became the latest company to enter the online search arena, unveiling a “similar image search” engine called GazoPa at TechCrunch50. Unlike regular image search services, GazoPa relies on characteristics such as similar colors and shapes rather than traditional metadata. We're not sure why Hitachi, better… » 9/11/08 3:29am 9/11/08 3:29am