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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison turns 70 with no retirement in sight

Oracle's billionaire CEO isn't going anywhere, but he's also got plenty left to do

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Chrome OS everywhere: Acer announces new Chromebook, desktop Chromebox

The PC maker also announced its new Chromebook 11

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HP reports surprise growth as PC sales climb

The company's PC business grew 12 percent, though most other divisions declined

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Lenovo targets small businesses with three new budget-priced desktop PCs

Emphasis on budget: All three systems are priced well below $500

Tablets dominating tech market as consumers drop PCs

It’s the end of one era and the beginning of another: According to research from IDC, shipments of tablets are destined to surpass those of all PCs in the fourth quarter of the year.

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Microsoft offers custom Windows OS to all first generation Intel Galileo owners

The company says it is committed to supporting the second generation as well, all in the name of promoting Windows as the answer to the Internet of Things.

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Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply

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Heartbleed exposes weaknesses in hardware design

Heartbleed highlights memory and cache architecture weaknesses, but a DHS-funded project proposes changes

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Forrester downgrades 2014 global IT spending forecast, citing weak first half

But CIOs shouldn't shut their wallets just yet, according to analyst Andrew Bartels

What to Look for in a Laptop this School Year

With so many options to consider for a back to school laptop, you may feel like you need to sign up for Laptop 101. Here's a crash course in laptop shopping.

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SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

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Frustration-free USB Type-C cable is ready for production

Device makers may now start designing for a new class of fully reversible USB cables.

Nvidia claims 64-bit Denver chip will outperform Apple's A7

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Nvidia shares details about its Denver chip for the first time at Hot Chips

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Microsoft ships Galileo super-mini-Windows PC to Internet of Things developers

Microsoft wants Windows to be part of the Internet of Things, so it's seeding a Galileo board with custom Windows firmware to selected makers and developers

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Atos succeeds in bid to buy Bull, will boost security and cloud offerings

The offer made in May has been approved by Bull shareholders