Chipmaker TSMC posts 24 percent rise in 2Q profit
(AP)—Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., the world's largest contract chip manufacturer, reported a 24 percent jump in second quarter profit Thursday, driven by sales growth in smartphones and tablet computers that ...
HP names three new board members amid turnaround push
Hewlett-Packard Co. has named three new members to its board, including former executives from McDonald's and Microsoft, as it forges ahead with its turnaround push.
Microsoft slashes price of Surface tablet
Microsoft has quietly cut the price of its entry-level Surface tablet computer by some 30 percent, after surveys indicating sluggish sales.
Tablet wars intensify as prices tumble
Tablet prices are plunging amid a flood of new devices and cutthroat competition for market share.
Yahoo buys Bignoggins for more bright ideas (Update)
Yahoo has bought Silicon Valley startup Bignoggins Productions as part of its quest for more bright ideas in mobile applications.
Sharp to make cutting-edge LCDs in China
Troubled Japanese electronics giant Sharp Corp is to produce cutting-edge LCD panels for smartphones in a Chinese joint venture from as early as 2015, a report said on Wednesday.
Microsoft to unveil latest Windows adjustments (Update)
Microsoft is giving people a peek into Windows 8.1, a free update that promises to address some of the gripes people have with the latest version of the company's flagship operating system.
Help at hand for sufferers of digital burn-out
Tired of checking your smartphone every few minutes for new emails, likes or retweets? Do you spend more time looking at your device than chatting to your date? Are you close to a digital burn-out?
New Samsung tablets mimic Galaxy phones
Samsung is making its tablet computers look more like its hit Galaxy phones in the hope that the success of the smartphones can boost tablet sales.
LA to give every student an iPad; $30M order
Los Angeles' school system, the second largest in the United States, is ordering iPads for all its students, handing Apple a major success in its quest to make the tablet computer a replacement for textbooks.
Hewlett-Packard puts Bradley in strategy role
Todd Bradley, the head of Hewlett-Packard Co.'s printing and personal computer business, has been appointed to a new position in charge of the company's strategy with a focus on China, the company said Tuesday.
Tablets thrust Thai classrooms into digital era
In a rural classroom in the Thai highlands, hill tribe children energetically slide their fingertips over tablet computer screens practicing everything from English to mathematics and music.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony (Update)
Microsoft and Sony offered new details this week on the game consoles they will start selling before the holiday shopping season. The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 will join Nintendo's Wii U, which came ...
Microsoft brings Office to iPhone, but not tablets (Update)
Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet ...