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3 hrs ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

Report: China to declare Qualcomm a monopoly

Citing a planning agency official, the China Daily on Friday said the results of an investigation into Qualcomm will be released soon.


Related Topix: Qualcomm

7 hrs ago | Contra Costa Times

Facebook stock soars, as company briefly passes IBM in market value

For a time on Thursday, a company based on sharing "likes" and photos was worth more than storied computer pioneer IBM.


Related Topix: Startups, Facebook, Social Software, Google, Mark Zuckerberg, Financial Markets

12 hrs ago |

Pope Francis meets Sudanese woman who escaped death sentence for marrying Christian man

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


Related Topix: Pope Benedict XVI

16 hrs ago | CIO

Long Replacement Cycle Drags Down iPad Sales

Apple on Tuesday announced it sold 13.3 million iPads in the second quarter, a year-over-year drop of 9%, the second straight quarter of declining numbers, and blamed a slowdown in developed markets.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology

20 hrs ago | Science Daily

Electronic nose could aid in rescue missions

Researchers have developed a device that allows multiple robotic platforms to follow the path of certain odors.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Robots

Yesterday | Science Daily

Can machines think? Misidentification of humans as machines in Turing tests

Pairs were set up and judges were tasked with identifying whether who they were talking to was human or a computer.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Samsung Galaxy Tab S features appeal to Apple user

When a brand new Samsung Galaxy Tab S arrived it took me almost 2 weeks to open it but it only took about 2 seconds to find two great features.


Related Topix: Televisions, Ipad, Science / Technology, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Bluetooth

Wall Street Journal

Is It Over for Tablet Computers?

When the late Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad in 2010, he acknowledged that many people already had a smartphone and a laptop computer.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Apple, Startups


IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM is offering a potentially powerful incentive in its attempts to entice organizations to move supercomputing jobs to the cloud: a high-speed network communications link called InfiniBand.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, SoftLayer, Science, Computer Science, Marketing

Vancouver Sun

Burnaby man charged with joining Islamist fighters in Syria

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


Business Journal

IBM Watson, USAA hope supercomputing makes homecoming easier for the military

Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, in February.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Yorktown Heights, NY

Journal Gazette

SACS to allow Internet schooling

The school board approved the eLearning flex days Tuesday, with Superintendent Phillip Downs saying he is extremely excited about the innovative program, calling it 'the best kind of professional development you can have.'


Related Topix: Indiana, Education Etc.

Myrtle Beach Online

4 year plan will give DeSoto Co. students laptops

The program, dubbed the One-to-One Technology Initiative, will provided MacBook Air computers for all certified staff members at each of the countywide district's eight high schools.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

Yorkshire Evening Post

One million child porn images found on Leeds pervert's computers

Jason Heap's offending came to light after he went on holiday with his wife and the images were discovered by a house-sitter who was looking after their home in Leeds.


Related Topix: iPhone

West Australian

LG Display second-quarter profit misses estimate as stronger won weighs

LG Display Co Ltd on Wednesday said quarterly profit fell more than 50 percent for the second time in three quarters, pulled down by a stronger South Korean won and subdued demand for personal computers and tablet devices.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Some Wall Street Journal computer systems taken offline after cyber attack: Dow Jones

Computer systems containing the Wall Street Journal's news graphics were hacked by outside parties, according to the paper's publisher Dow Jones & Co.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Dow Jones & Co.

East Bay Express

Voicing Computers

Switched-On Bach outsold every classical album that had come before it. In 1968, composer Wendy Carlos performed Bach pieces on Dr. Robert Moog's early analog synthesizer systems and convinced a skeptical Columbia Records to release the recorded result.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Wendy Carlos, CPU, Science / Technology, Berkeley, CA, Keyboards

Washington Examiner

Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

Microsoft Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April, but the company said growth in Internet-based computing services to businesses boosted results.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, PC

Customer Interaction Solutions

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router;...

Powered by Quantenna's award-winning QSR1000 4x4 Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output chipset, the ASUS RT-AC87 offers unparalleled speed and range for a superior wireless experience.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Quantenna, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

WFAA-TV Dallas

Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Ipad, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA