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iPhone 5: The final rumor rollup

Apple is expected to end the speculation next week, but until then the expectant chatter about the next iPhone continues. Here's the latest.

Ivy Bridge laptops top September electronics bargains

Now is the time to buy old iPhones, 55-inch HDTVs, and SSD drives, as deals accompany product introductions.

Rise of the social picture gadget

Analysis: Everywhere you look on the social networks, posts with pictures get most of the attention and engagement.

Itanium fans cheer Oracle's return after slamming its choice to stop porting

Oracle did the right thing this week when it pledged to resume porting its software to Hewlett-Packard's Itanium-based servers, but it should never have pulled...

Taxpayers subsidizing Google fiber project

The Google Fiber broadband project in the Kansas City area will cost local taxpayers significant monies -- possibly millions of dollars.

Mobile security threats rise

Digital crooks are turning to mobile malware, SMS spoofing, and worse as people move toward smartphones and tablets, according to a new report.

IDC: Storage spending defied economic woes in Q2

Enterprises continued to buy more storage in the second quarter despite economic woes in many parts of the world, driving total disk storage system revenue up...

Quanta to ship low-power Atom server by year's end

Quanta QCT on Thursday announced a new low-power cloud server based on Intel's upcoming Atom processor code-named Centerton, and said the server would ship by...

Why your data needs more than a WD My Passport Edge drive

WD unveiled some new portable drives today, but for really important data you should consider some more secure options.

WD launches new portable hard drives for Windows PCs, Macs

The two drives feature USB 3.0 connectivity for transfer rates of up to 5 Gigabits per second.

12 hot cloud companies worth watching

Look beyond big names like Amazon and Google, and you'll find an entire ecosystem of intriguing, early-stage business services.

RadioShack launches no-contract wireless service

The Shack teams with Cricket for month-to-month plans ranging from $25 to $60.

FCC to seek real-world data on mobile speeds

The U.S. Federal Communications Commission is getting ready to measure mobile data speeds in a joint project with major carriers and other participants.