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23 min ago | CIO

Seagate's Monstrous 8TB Hard Drive is the Most Spacious Storage Yet

If you're looking to pack a massive amount of storage into your PC, the best you can do these days is 6 terabytes -as long as you're willing to shell out close to $300.


4 hrs ago | BetaNews

Zotac unveils ZBOX PI320 pico -- a tiny PC running Windows 8.1 with Bing

Technology is almost always shrinking. The only thing that seems to keep getting physically bigger is displays .


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Cellphones, Startups, Intel

7 hrs ago | WMDT

HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords

If you bought a Hewlett-Packard laptop between September 2010 and June 2012, you may want to check the serial number on the power cord as the computer giant has just issued a global recall for around six million of them.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard, Product Recalls, Computers

8 hrs ago | WinBeta

Microsoft goes to war with Google Chromebooks - will a $199 Windows 8 PC be the ultimate weapon?

The dream of procuring a super affordable laptop running the latest version of Windows has been like a ball rolling down hill - people have been chasing the idea, but no one can quite catch it.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Microsoft, Startups, Google, Hewlett Packard

13 hrs ago | ComputerWorld

In Napa quake, power surges led to PC damage

The 6.0 earthquake in Napa County, Calif. caused power surges that may have led to much of the damage to computers in homes and small businesses.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, Napa County, CA

16 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

What Intel Needs For Its Astonishing Rally To Continue

Assuming PCs keep stabilizing, an exciting new area known as the Internet of Things is a major growth avenue going forward.


Related Topix: Startups, Intel, Computers, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard

Tue Aug 26, 2014

KATU-TV Portland

Mom alleges students read erotic literature with school iPads

When it comes to her daughter's access to technology, Sarah is very strict: no phone, no social media, no personal computer.


Related Topix: iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App


Police: Coppola admits child porn 'addiction'

Frank P. Coppola, 39, of Nottingham, allegedly admitted to police that he may have viewed "thousands" of child pornographic images on his computer over the last five years, an investigator wrote in a police affidavit.


Related Topix: Nottingham, NH, Portsmouth, NH, Candia, NH


In Defense of Tablets

At least that's the conventional wisdom forming around the iPad and other tablets in the wake of some recent negative sales news.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Groupon, Facebook, iPod touch App, iPad App, Twitter, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, Microsoft, Startups

Seeking Alpha

Hewlett-Packard Remains A Victim Of Secular Headwinds

The business has non-performing segments in key markets, and therefore, I continue to reiterate my negative stance on the company.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers

IBM Has Seen Undue Pessimism Keeping It From Old Tech Rally

NEW YORK -- Reports of the death of the personal computer may have been greatly exaggerated.


Related Topix: IBM, Computers, TheStreetcom, Media, TheStreet, Hewlett Packard

The Red Ferret Journal

17 Open Source Tools For Music, Video and Design Editing [Freeware]

Who would have guessed all those years ago when the personal computer first arrived, that they could be used for such incredible tasks as editing multimedia files like video, music and sophisticated websites? But here we are, and one great result we've benefited from is the rise of free open source software which helps us do these tasks without ... (more)


Related Topix: Computers

News Times

A Chinese computer manufacturer with a new office in Danbury recently received the green light to purchase IBM's x86 server business for $2.3 billion.


Related Topix: Computers

Mon Aug 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

How Do SSD Market Efforts Impact AMD?

AMD announced its entry into the storage space with the launch of the Radeon R7 Series of Solid State Drives.


Related Topix: Advanced Micro Devices, Startups, Intel, The, Video Games, Deep Silver, CPU, Science / Technology, Laptops/Notebooks

Scamming Fake Microsoft Support Scammers

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Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers

Wireless Design & Development

Enabling a New Future for Cloud Computing

The National Science Foundation announced two $10 million projects to create cloud computing testbeds--to be called "Chameleon" and "CloudLab"--that will enable the academic research community to develop and experiment with novel cloud architectures and pursue new, architecturally-enabled applications of cloud computing.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology, CPU, Computers, University of Chicago

Construction Equipment Guide

HammerHead Trenchless Equipment Celebrates 25th Year

Challenged to name a market-leading tool that got its start as a prototype built in the family garage, most people might list the personal computer.


Related Topix: Computers

Network World

Feds closer to expanded search & seizure authority to remotely hack into PCs

The federal judiciary's rules committee backed the DOJ's search and seizure proposal which will expand the FBI's authority to remotely hack into PCs.


Related Topix: US News, ATF, Criminal Defense Law, Law, Computer Security, Science / Technology, Spyware

WTVR Richmond

China ditching Windows and Android for its own operating system

China is once again taking a nationalist stance on technology, this time, with its own PC and mobile operating system.


Related Topix: World News, China, Asia, Computers, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Google, Startups,

Times of Oman

Email - thirty-two and still going strong

It was summer of 1978. A fourteen year old high school student joined the computer laboratory of the University of Medicine and Dentistry of New Jersey as research assistant under Dr. Leslie P Michaelson.


Related Topix: Computers, University of Medicine & Dentistry of New Jersey, Inventions, Science / Technology