Hiawatha Bray

Bray is a technology writer for the Business section. He has contributed to a number of newspapers and magazines including Wired, Fast Company and Black Enterprise. He received an Overseas Press Club award for his series on the Internet in Africa.

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Book Review

‘The Opening Kickoff’ by Dave Revsine

By Hiawatha Bray , Globe Staff

In his lively, well-researched new book, the former ESPN sportscaster reminds us that college football has always been a glamorous cesspool.

Raytheon wins $392 million settlement from British government

By Hiawatha Bray , Globe Staff

An arbitration panel in the United Kingdom has awarded the Waltham defense contractor the money in a dispute related to a canceled contract.

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Back-to-school tips for electronics shopping

By Hiawatha Bray , Globe Staff

Which computer is better for someone majoring in science vs. English? Should you go with a laptop or tablet? Where are the best software deals?

Do your homework on school tech

By Hiawatha Bray , Globe Staff

If you’re expecting advice on which brands to buy for back-to-school gadgets, look elsewhere. All the big-name products are quite good. Buy name-brand gear from reputable retailers and you’ll do fine. You’re better off thinking about ways to get the most value from whatever you decide to buy.