Dan NystedtIDG News Service

MSI Among First to Show Sandy Bridge Laptops, Mobos

Micro-Star International (MSI) unveils some of the first laptops and motherboards with Intel's latest microprocessor family, formerly codenamed 'Sandy Bridge.'

Asustek Unveils Honeycomb, Windows 7 Tablets

Netbook pioneer Asustek Computer unveiled four new tablet devices on Tuesday, including the 10.1-inch touchscreen Eee Pad Slider with the latest version of...

Dell, Asus, Motorola Offer Previews of Tablets

Companies have turned to Internet videos to leap ahead of rivals in announcing their new products at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) this year.

Intel Tracks 500 Design Wins for Sandy Bridge Chips

The world's largest chip maker will show off its most advanced line of microprocessors ever at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas on...

Google Takes Heat Over Android Tablet OS

Android device makers around the world are anticipating great things from the next version of Google's mobile software, and they need the boost. Apple has a...

HTC Files for Trademark on 'Scribe' Name for a Tablet Device

Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC appears to be readying a tablet device for global markets.

BenQ to Launch R100 Tablet PC in Early 2011

Taiwanese consumer electronics vendor BenQ plans to launch its first tablet PC in China and Taiwan during the first quarter of 2011, a company representative...

Freescale to Show 23 Tablets at CES, Says 11 Now on Sale

Freescale will display 23 tablet computers at the International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month, and 11 of them are already on sale.

Acer Forecasts China Revenue to Grow 150 Percent in 2011

Acer, the world's third largest PC vendor, expects fast growth in China next year as its revenue there climbs to $2.5 billion from $1 billion this year.

Asus Targets Double Digit Tablet Share, 20M Laptops in 2011

Asustek Computer, the Taiwanese computer maker that pioneered netbooks, believes it can take a double digit share of the global tablet PC market next year and...

Android App Contests Dry up in 2010, but Taiwan Presses on

Contests designed to promote Google's Android mobile software by offering prizes for new mobile applications appeared to disappear in 2010, but Taiwan held out...

WikiLeaks Founder Praised by Pentagon Papers Exposer

Daniel Ellsberg, the man responsible for outing the now famous Pentagon Papers in 1971, and a group of ex-intelligence officers have thrown their weight behind...

WikiLeaks Vows to Never Say Die With 355 New Websites

WikiLeaks has asked the Web community to open mirror sites so it cannot be downed or censored and said Monday that 355 new sites are already up.

WikiLeaks.org Downed by Domain Hosting Service

WikiLeaks' main website could not be accessed on Friday through its WikiLeaks.org domain name after a subsidiary of Dynamic Network Services terminated its...

Amazon Says Government Pressure Didn't Lead to WikiLeaks Ban

Amazon Web Services (AWS) kicked WikiLeaks off its servers for breaking rules designed to ensure websites use their own content and that it won't injure others...