PC sales declined—again—in first quarter
Weak demand for desktop computers caused PC sales to plunge again in the first quarter of this year, reflecting the industry's ongoing struggles with the shift to smartphones, tablets and other mobile gadgets.
US reaps $41 bn in wireless spectrum auction (Update)
The US government is getting more than $41 billion from an auction of wireless spectrum, highlighting surging demand for new devices that connect to the Internet, officials said Friday.
Microsoft to offer up peek behind curtain of new Windows
Microsoft will use an event Wednesday to offer a wider glimpse of the next version of Windows.
Intel to cut staff in face of stagnant earnings (Update)
US chip giant Intel said Friday it will trim its workforce by five percent this year as it shifts from personal computers to powering mobile gadgets.
Mobile shopping transforms holiday retail season
If the crowds at the mall seem a bit thinner this holiday season, it may be because more shoppers are at home, buying gifts on an iPad.
Internet radio becoming more mainstream, survey says
Internet radio's drumbeat is getting louder. More than half of Americans who go online listen to Internet radio services, and consumers who use them are using them more often, indicating the industry has become increasingly ...
Intel prepared for shifts in computing, new CEO says
Discounting critics who contend it is mired in the slowing personal-computer market, microchip giant Intel Corp. assured a gathering of industry experts Tuesday that it is well-positioned to profit from the fast-changing ...
Lookout tailors smartphone defenses for businesses
US mobile security startup Lookout built on the popularity among smartphone and tablet owners by offering its gadget-defending expertise to businesses.
Retail titan Amazon expands sales to Android apps
Online retail titan Amazon on Tuesday began letting developers sell wares in games or other applications tailored for Android-powered gadgets.
Facebook shares rebound from dismal IPO
Facebook shares on Tuesday nearly climbed their way back to the $38 mark from which they plunged after a dismal debut in the stock market last year.
Delayed Shield game gadget to hit market on July 31
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Amazon, Apple, end dispute over 'Appstore' name
Apple dropped its lawsuit Tuesday against rival Amazon for using the term "Appstore" for its online shop for mobile gadget applications.
Snapchat value soars along with number of 'snaps'
The startup behind a Snapchat application for sharing self-destructing smartphone photos and messages got a dizzying valuation on Monday in a new funding round.
Internet devices grow amid mobile shift, survey says
Global sales of Internet devices including PCs, tablets and mobile phones is showing steady growth in 2013, amid a shift to more mobile gadgets, a survey showed Monday.