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 ...
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.
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.
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.
Owner lets museum to dig up Seattle mammoth tusk
The fate of the mammoth tusk found at a construction site in downtown Seattle this week was entirely up to the landowner, a national expert said Thursday.
HP to launch 'voice tablets' in India
Hewlett-Packard announced Wednesday it was launching a line of "voice tablets," or outsized smartphones, for consumers in India.
Taiwan's Acer names new CEO after 3Q losses
Taiwan's struggling personal computer maker Acer Monday named a new chief executive officer following losses of hundreds of millions of dollars in the third quarter.
New cybersecurity boom arrives in Silicon Valley
Nefarious cybercrime syndicates and villainous state-sponsored hackers are making the digital world an increasingly dangerous place.
Yahoo Mail trouble hits fourth day
An outage at Yahoo Mail hit its fourth day on Thursday, prompting thousands of furious users to ratchet up their criticism on social media.