Computing experts unveil superefficient 'inexact' chip
Researchers have unveiled an "inexact" computer chip that challenges the industry's dogmatic 50-year pursuit of accuracy. The design improves power and resource efficiency by allowing for occasional errors. ...
Is your news article tweetworthy? Algorithm can predict that
(Phys.org) -- Reporters, bloggers and other media trying to boost their Twitter presence can learn a few tips from an unexpected discipline: electrical engineering.
China says HP violated customer rights rules
China's product-quality watchdog said US computer maker Hewlett-Packard violated Chinese consumer rights rules, after an investigation into complaints about faulty laptops from dozens of customers.
Lenovo overtakes HP as biggest PC maker
Worldwide shipments of PCs fell sharply in the third quarter, as some consumers spent their electronics dollars on smartphones and tablets and others held off for a new version of Windows.
HP finds partner to build memristors into chips
Hewlett-Packard Co. has found an ally to take a breakthrough research project of HP's and build the technology into computer chips.
HP sets sights on rivals with webOS software
(AP) -- Hewlett-Packard Co. will soon include its webOS system for smartphones on all its PCs, upcoming tablet computers and higher-end printers, putting it in competition with operating software from Apple, Google and Microsoft.
Disputed Joojoo tablet to ship at end of February
(AP) -- The Joojoo, a Web-browsing tablet device that's the subject of a high-profile Silicon Valley legal dispute, appears on track to reach early buyers at the end of February.
PCs shed pounds and CD drives, gain touch screens
(AP) -- Personal computers are changing - and not just because of the recent launch of Windows 7. Visit an electronics store and you might also find laptops are missing a familiar component. You could experiment ...
HP, Foxconn team up for cloud servers
US computer giant Hewlett Packard and Taiwan's Foxconn unveiled plans Wednesday to join forces to produce servers optimized for the Internet cloud.
Yahoo, IBM and H-P win stimulus money for energy projects
Yahoo Inc., International Business Machines Corp. and Hewlett-Packard Co. have won more than $20 million from the federal government's stimulus package to fund energy-efficiency projects, the U.S. Energy Department said Wednesday.
Blu-ray drives seeing limited growth within PCs
The sharp video quality of Blu-ray disc players, increases in the devices' technical capabilities and growth in the number of high-definition video titles has made the devices one of the most-popular consumer-electronics ...
Don't dump your new TV for 3-D television set just yet
With my ears still ringing from the roar of a thousand TVs on the floor of the International Consumer Electronics Show, I'm going to use this week's column to answer a few questions readers asked about new ...