IBM buys flash memory firm
IBM on Thursday announced a deal to buy a US firm specializing in high-performance solid state memory, which is fast replacing spinning disks used to store data in computer hard drives.
Intel sets sights on new Ultrabook SSD specs
Tablets to push US electronic sales above $200 bn
US consumer electronic sales are expected to top $200 billion for the first time this year, propelled by strong growth in tablet computers, an industry group said Tuesday
Microsoft camera-based stylus seeks accuracy in sea of pixels
Microsoft reports first loss as public company
Microsoft posted its first quarterly loss in its 26 years as a public company on Thursday as it declared a struggling online ad business a bust and prepared for one of the biggest product updates in its history.
San Francisco sours on Apple computers
San Francisco city officials on Thursday said that they have soured on Apple computers due to the Macintosh maker's decision to bail out of a program to promote making electronics earth friendly. ...
Toshiba fined in US antitrust case
Japanese electronics giant Toshiba said Tuesday a jury has ordered it to pay $87 million in a price-fixing case on LCD displays, but that it ultimately may not end up paying damages.
Peru's ambitious laptop program gets mixed grades
(AP) Peru's distribution of more than 800,000 low-cost laptop computers to children across the country easily ranks as one of the world's most ambitious efforts to leverage digital technology in the ...
New Wi-Fi standard will speed up video streaming
It wasn't long ago families squabbled over who was hogging the TV remote control. Now they face off over who's hogging the bandwidth.
Using bad chips to build energy efficient smartphones
(Phys.org) -- Is the hardware powering the current generation of smartphones and computers "too good" for what it has been designed to do? This is the question addressed by Andreas Burg, director of the Telecommunications ...
More people stay 'Connected' on vacation via web: study
(HealthDay) -- Easy online access and the popularity of personal electronic devices mean that an increasing number of people are staying connected while on vacation, researchers report.
Apple introduces MacBook with sharper screen (Update)
Apple Inc. says its newest MacBook Pro laptop computer will be about as thin as its already-slim MacBook Air. It will also have a sharper display, akin to what the iPhone and the iPad now have.
Taiwan investigates navy ship's missing laptop
(AP) Taiwan's military said Monday it is investigating how a laptop went missing from a guided-missile ship, with opposition lawmakers pointing the finger at Chinese spies.