Intel backs survival of PCs in world of shrinking tech
US computer chip giant Intel declared its faith in the future of the personal computer Tuesday, in a landscape increasingly dominated by super-slim tablets and mobiles.
Apple's Beats buy is two-sided for music streaming
Apple's $3 billion purchase of headphone maker and streaming music company Beats Electronics sheds light on a rarely recognized reality in the music streaming industry: It's hard to succeed in the business without offering othe ...
IBM partners with universities on Watson projects
Watson is going to college. Students at seven of the country's top computer science universities will get a chance to try out IBM's famous cognitive computing system as part of new classes set for next fall.
Acer founder Shih set to retire six months after returning to lead reforms
Stan Shih, founder of Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer, said Sunday that he plans to retire as the chairman next month, six months after he returned to launch a series of reforms, the company ...
Panel says universities should consider patents, IP development in faculty assessments
(Phys.org) —A group of senior university officials suggests it is time to add faculty research activities that translate into patents, licensing and commercialization of products to the traditional model ...
IBM Watson Group to transform the consumer shopping experience
Imagine having access to your own personal shopping assistant anytime, anywhere. Thanks to a partnership between IBM and Fluid Inc., the ultimate shopping advisor, powered by Watson, is poised to transform the consumer shopping ...
To prevent data theft, businesses race to adopt new technology
Recent high-profile data breaches at Target and Neiman Marcus have accelerated plans by banks and retailers to implement technologies they say will prevent hackers from stealing consumers' account information.
Hackers of Oman news agency target Bouteflika
Hackers on Sunday targeted the website of Oman's official news agency, singling out and mocking Algeria's newly re-elected president Abdelaziz Bouteflika as a handicapped "dictator".
Microsoft reports strong sales of XBox One
Microsoft said Thursday it has sold more than five million XBox One consoles since they were launched in November.
Microsoft's Nadella names leadership team
Microsoft chief executive Satya Nadella on Monday unveiled a leadership shakeup at the technology giant, including a new head for the Xbox division.
Intel bets big on cloud, with stake in Cloudera
In a sign of the growing importance of the Internet "cloud," software group Cloudera said Monday it raised a whopping $900 million to expand its big data corporate services.
Cybercriminals entrenched in 'Dark Web', researchers says
Cybercriminals are settling into a comfortable place in the "Dark Web" where they test, refine and distribute malware for online thievery.
AT&T, Comcast seek share of home security market
In a 3,200-square-foot home in Milford, Mich., Chris Dierkes showed off one of AT&T's latest service offerings: home security and automation.
South America's first Apple store opens in Rio
Some 1,700 impatient shoppers lined up for hours Saturday for the grand opening of Apple's store in Rio de Janeiro—the first official outpost in South America.