Articles by Charles Piller



Psychologist Devises a Faith for New Age

  • 25 July 06
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Behold, brethren. The ""open source"" movement, long-championed by computer whizzes as a way to solve problems using the input of all, is increasingly being applied to other disciplines including literature, scientific research and religion.

Mars Rover Findings: Red Planet Was Soaked

  • 04 March 04
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
The Mars rover Opportunity has discovered that potentially life-sustaining waters once soaked the surface of Mars, providing an answer to one of the most provocative questions of modern planetary science.

Chemical Suits Safeguard and Swelter

  • 09 April 03
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Clad in an ensemble of ripstop cotton, Velcro and carbon-impregnated cloth, Army Sergeant Kerrethel Avery was feeling a bit hot and shaky under the bank of television lights.

HP, Compaq Merger Under Investigation

  • 17 April 02
  • LOS ANGELES TIMES
Federal investigators have opened civil and criminal inquiries into reports that Hewlett-Packard Co. might have pressured Deutsche Bank and Northern Trust Corp. improperly to vote in favor of the computer maker's $19 billion acquisition of Compaq Computer Corp., HP said Monday.

Tech Titans JDS, SDL Agree to Merge

PC Makers No Longer Fear Microsoft

Microsoft Employees Given New Options

FBI Investigates Cyber Attacks

Internet Sabotage Frenzy Continues

Transmeta Fosters Mobile Computing

Chase in $1.3Bln Bank Buy

Cray Super Computers Targeted For Sell-Off

Intel Profit Reflects Bruising Price War