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 ...
India's Infosys drops seven percent as top exec quits
Shares in Indian outsourcing giant Infosys sank by seven percent on Thursday after the latest departure of one of the company's senior managers.
Five ex-employees of Taiwan's Foxconn indicted for bribery
Taiwanese prosecutors on Wednesday indicted five former employees of technology giant Foxconn, including senior managers, for allegedly soliciting Tw$160 million ($5.3 million) in kickbacks from suppliers.
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.
US seniors see slow migration to tech, study says
American senior citizens are gradually finding their way to the Internet, but lagging the overall population in online usage, a survey showed Thursday.
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.
Most teen workers spend, not save
(Phys.org) —High school seniors spend most of their earnings on clothes, music, movies, eating out and other personal expenses. Spending on cars and car expenses comes in second, especially for males. And ...