Don't-Miss Computers Stories
Microsoft is whacking prices on Black Friday for its first generation Surface Windows RT tablets as well as for Windows 8 laptops and Xbox consoles.
Online shoppers will be able to pay by tapping a contactless card or an NFC-enabled mobile phone against their PC or laptop.
An off-the-shelf Nvidia GPU is able to easily capture all the traffic of a 10Gbps network, Fermilab research finds.
Acer's upcoming CEO has abruptly resigned from the troubled PC maker, in a surprise move that will result in founder Stan Shih temporarily taking over leadership.
The first 17 entrants in the latest supercomputer ranking produce half of all the supercomputing power on the list.
Micron's Automata processor uses modified memory cells that can be reprogrammed to solve specific problems.
Intel promises big performance and power improvements with the redesigned Xeon Phi chip, code-named Knights Landing.
China has maintained its lead in the twice-yearly ranking of the world's most powerful supercomputers, with the Chinese National University of Defense Technology's Tianhe-2 system bringing 33.86 petaflop/s (quadrillions of calculations per second) to the contest, almost twice the calculations offered by the runner up, the Titan Cray system run by the U.S. Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory.
As it turns out, millions of people have a sweet tooth for the deliciously affordable Raspberry Pi.
This low-cost Android-powered PC lets parents remotely control their kids' computer use. It's a nice idea, but it's not quite ready for prime time.
Federal firearms agents testing all-plastic guns made by 3D printers say the weapons can explode in users' hands.
The Open Compute Project this week announced that it is considering four contributions for development of an open, operating system-agnostic data center switch it announced six months ago.
in the crucial battle for mindshare, Intel's going directly to the people, armed with free coffee, movie nights, and a legion of loaner two-in-ones and Ultrabooks.
IBM will soon give third parties access to Watson, fostering applications that take advantage of the system's artificial intelligence capabilities.