China unseated the United States last year as the top market for personal computers due to demand in rural areas where people opt for desktop machines, according to market tracker IHS iSuppli.
As concern about online privacy grows, Mozilla is promising to let people cloak Internet activity in free Firefox Web browsing software being released early next year.
Apple on Wednesday unleashed its new Lion operating system, running it on updated, more powerful versions of its MacBook Air ultra-thin laptop.
South Korea detected a suspected North Korean hacking attempt Thursday to steal military data by using a journalist's notebook computer, defence ministry officials said.
Taiwan's TPK Holding, a leading manufacturer of touch screens for Apple, will invest up to Tw$30 billion ($1.01 billion) this year to meet robust demand for mobile and other devices, media reported Sunday.
Seagate is buying the hard disk drive business of Samsung in a $1.38 billion deal that also gives the South Korean electronics manufacturer a nearly 10 percent stake in Seagate.