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No Kin Phones for Asia, Microsoft Says

Microsoft has no plans to bring its newly announced Kin handsets to Asia, the company said Tuesday.

Alibaba Funds Improvement Plans for Alipay Payment Service

Chinese Internet payment service Alipay aims to improve security and make its services easier to use as the company looks to expand.

On the Run With Adidas' MiCoach Pacer

For the last couple of weeks, I've been running with a new gadget: Adidas' miCoach Pacer, a set of three small devices that combine audio coaching with a stride...

Researchers Track Cyber-espionage Ring to China

Researchers in the U.S. and Canada have tracked and documented a sophisticated cyber-espionage network based in China, dubbed Shadow.

EMC's Gelsinger Shares Storage Federation Vision

Pat Gelsinger made headlines in September 2009 when he left Intel to join EMC as president and COO of information infrastructure products, a group that includes...

Intel, Nokia Let MeeGo Come Outside to Play

Developers got their first look at MeeGo on Thursday, with the release of key components of the as-yet unfinished operating system.


Details of AMD's Six-core Phenom II Chips Leaked Online

Details of AMD's upcoming six-core Phenom II X6 desktop processors have apparently leaked online.


AUO to Acquire Toshiba LCD Plant in Singapore

AU Optronics has signed a deal to acquire Toshiba's LCD manufacturing plant in Singapore.

E-mail Accounts of Foreign Journalists in China Hacked

The e-mail accounts of eight foreign journalists working in China and Taiwan were hacked recently, the Foreign Correspondent's Club of China said.

Microsoft Takes Measured Approach to Mobile Office Apps

Microsoft is pushing aggressively into cloud computing with Office 2010, but is moving more cautiously with mobile versions of the software.


Acer Among First to Sell AMD's Newest Opteron Server Chip

Acer will be among the first major computer vendors to sell systems based on Advanced Micro Devices' latest Opteron server chips.

Google's China Decision Ignores Conventional Wisdom

Iran Hacks Opposition Web Sites, Arrests Cyber Activists

Iran's Revolutionary Guards hacked 29 Web sites affiliated with U.S. espionage networks, an Iranian news agency reported Sunday

Microsoft, HP Stretch Education Budgets in Emerging Markets

Microsoft and HP are helping schools in emerging markets with a new system that's designed to increase student access to computers.

Intel Investigating Sale of Fake Core I7 Chip

Intel is investigating the sale of a fake Core i7 processor in the U.S.