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Gartner Says Dell Still Lags Behind Acer

The race for the No. 2 spot among PC vendors may be to close to call, with analyst firms disagreeing over whether or not Dell lags behind rival Acer.

IBM Takes Blame for Massive Bank System Failure

IBM took responsibility for a major IT system failure suffered by one of Singapore's largest banks last week, saying employee error caused the outage.

Apple Plans to Open a Retail Store in Hong Kong

Apple intends to open a retail store in Hong Kong as part of wider expansion plans in China, the company said Tuesday.

Apple Opens Shanghai Store, the Company's Second in China

Apple opened a retail store in Shanghai on Saturday, the company's second in China.

Intel Says Its Celeron Brand Is Here to Stay

Intel has no plans to shelve its Celeron processor brand in 2011, the chip maker said Friday.

No Slowdown for Rising Semiconductor Sales, IDC Says

The semiconductor industry's fortunes are looking brighter in the coming years, IDC says.

Singapore Bank Suffers Massive IT Failure

One of Singapore's biggest banks suffered a major IT outage on Monday that took down it's consumer and corporate banking systems.

Lenovo 'Lucky' Apple Not Focused on China, Says Exec

Lenovo is "lucky" that Apple CEO Steve Jobs isn't focused on the Chinese market, according to reported comments by Lenovo's chairman.

Singapore Plans to Fight Road Congestion With Satellites

Singapore will explore the use of satellite-tracking technology to update its Electronic Road Pricing system, a government minister said.

Google Stops Redirecting Chinese Search Traffic to .hk Site

Google has stopped automatically redirecting some search traffic from China to its Hong Kong search engine in a bid to placate angry Chinese officials.

Singapore Offers Tax Break for Angel Investors

Singapore's government announced a tax plan designed to encourage angel investments in startup companies.

Battle Lines Drawn Over Parallel Processing

Intel tried to push back at coverage of a recently published paper that found its Core i7 processors couldn't match the parallel processing performance of an...

Intel: 2-year-old Nvidia GPU Outperforms 3.2GHz Core I7

Intel researchers have published a paper that shows their latest quad-core desktop processor is slower than a 2-year-old Nvidia GPU.

Report: Users Find Yellow Discoloration on IPhone 4 Screens

Some users who purchased the latest version of Apple's iPhone report finding yellowish spots and bands marring the device's high-resolution display.


HP to Sell $300 Netbook for Primary School Students

HP will sell a US$300 laptop designed for primary school students.