Don't-Miss Stories

PCWorld News

With OpenPower, IBM tries to turn the tables on Intel

The company will license its new Power 8 chip to other companies to build hyperscale systems

PCWorld News

Report: US FCC to allow payments for speedier traffic

The agency's proposal would allow paid preferential treatment for some traffic based on commercially reasonable terms

iphone 5c all 100053377 large

IPhone sales drive strong Apple earnings

Apple's iPad shipments decline, but revenue and profit increase.

zuckerberg facebook

Facebook sales leap, amid a growing mobile ad business

Mobile ad sales comprised nearly 60 percent of the company's total ad sales.

spying privacy surveillance

Brazil's global Internet conference includes call to end spying

Participants target an end to Internet surveillance, but have other goals including net neutrality.

PCWorld News

Ex-FCC commissioner to head CTIA in latest Washington shuffle

Meredith Attwell Baker, a onetime Obama appointee, will now run the mobile industry group

banana pi

Raspberry Pi alternatives emerge to fill need for speed

The HummingBoard and $50 Banana Pi are faster alternatives to the popular $25 Raspberry Pi PC.

PCWorld News

University takes a pass on Oracle after ERP lawsuit settlement

Montclair State will switch to Ellucian in a three-year, US$13 million deal

google street view freedom tower

New Google Street View feature lets you time-travel to images past

Remember when? Google's Street View cars traverse the world, sometimes taking new pictures of places they've been before. Now you can see what they saw the last time they visited.

android malware

Russian SMS Trojan for Android hits U.S.

Android malware that sends text messages to premium-rate numbers expanded globally over the past year, researchers warn.

arm logo

ARM says 64-bit chips have begun shipping in high volume

ARM reports a 30 percent year-over-year increase in A-series chips into smartphones, including the first high-volume sales of 64-bit chips.

Red Orchestra 2

Free game alert: Red Orchestra 2's free in full on Steam, but for today only

Tripwire is giving away copies of its acclaimed tactical shooter Red Orchestra 2, but you only have one day to act.

PCWorld News

FCC adds $9 billion to broadband subsidy fund

The 70 percent increase in the Connect America Fund would help bring broadband to 5 million U.S. residents, the agency says

alertlogic 100262966 orig

Report: Attackers have their sights set on the cloud

The Spring 2014 Alert Logic Cloud Security Report reveals a rise in brute force and botneck attacks against cloud infrastructures and services.

pcworld logo project naptha

Meet Project Naptha, an amazing Chrome extension for modifying text in web images

Project Naptha makes fiddling with text in web pictures as easy as fiddling with text in Word docs.