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AMD steers clear of low-cost tablet market
Advanced Micro Devices doesn't want its chips in low-priced tablets, and is eager to avoid a battle with Intel or ARM, whose chips have driven...
Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon
Can plastic materials morph into computers? A research breakthrough published this week brings such a possibility closer to reality.
Apple has bigger plans than just song ID with Shazam deal
Apple will integrate music identification technology created by Shazam into the next version of iOS, but could go much further than simple song...
IE6: Retired but not dead yet
Microsoft may have retired Internet Explorer 6 last week, but it's still keeping track of the ancient browser's user share on a death...
Enterprise who? Google says little about Apps, business cloud services in Q1 report
Google did little during its first-quarter earnings report to shush critics who say its Enterprise unit is a second-class citizen in its kingdom.
Samsung teams with GlobalFoundries on 3D chips
Samsung is partnering with chip manufacturer GlobalFoundries to increase the supply of low-power, high-speed chips for smartphones and tablets.
Windows' new normal shows software-as-a-service ambitions
Microsoft's new updating "normal" for Windows -- a faster-paced tempo that demands customers apply releases within weeks -- is a first...
Google Glass to get a workout from Dutch firefighters
Can Google Glass help first responders work more effectively? Firefighters in Amsterdam want to find out, and plan to try out the...
33 great tips and tricks for iOS 7
Whether it's the first time you've picked up an iPad or the seventeenth time you've pulled out your iPhone today, there are probably...
Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for business
Microsoft on Wednesday extended the Windows 8.1 Update migration deadline for businesses by three months, but again told consumers they had less than...
With Google Glass, the doctor can see you now
Emergency room physicians at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center are four months into a pilot program where they are using Google's computerized...
Ruggedized scientific calculator perfect for extreme math
It laughs at splashes, dust and shocks. It eats military-spec drop tests for breakfast. It's ideal for math in the great outdoors.
TSMC benefits from demand for high-tech smartphone chips
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. said its net profit in the first quarter increased by 21 percent year-over-year on better than expected demand...
Windows XP's retirement turns into major security project for Chinese firm
Microsoft may have retired Windows XP, but one of China's leading security vendors is trying to keep the OS threat-free, and rolling out...
Small businesses could benefit from wireless industry 'kill switch' plans
The kill switch application wireless carriers and device manufacturers plan to make available next year for new smartphones could benefit small...
AT&T wearables to hit the smartwatch runway soon
Smartwatches for use on AT&T's network will be out this year, a company executive said Wednesday.
Automakers show off in-vehicle Wi-Fi, new smartphone interfaces
Ahead of the big New York Auto Show, several car companies today displayed in-vehicle infotainment systems that connect to smartphones to use mobile...
Some customers aren't sold on US transition to IP networks
Many U.S. residents who have written the FCC to voice concerns about the move from copper-based telephone networks to Internet Protocol are concerned...
Teardown: Galaxy S5 parts cost 21% more than iPhone 5S
The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with an "astronomical" cost for materials of $251.52 for the 32 GB version, according to a teardown estimate by...
Microsoft slashes Windows XP custom support prices just days before axing public patches
Just days before Microsoft retired Windows XP from public support, the company drastically reduced the price of custom support agreements that give...