Don't-Miss Computers Stories
Company car? Cell phone? Stock options? Nah. How about a $3.69 million Apple iOS-based tablet? That's the perk a Russian oil conglomerate has ordered up for its CEO.
Intel has snapped up Omek, a company specializing in gesture recognition. It's part of Intel's effort to popularize perceptual computing, in which we interact with PCs and other devices using hand gestures, voice commands, and facial tracking.
Oracle is introducing a new generation of its Exalytics appliance for high-speed data analysis that comes with a slightly higher price tag but major increases in memory and storage capacity.
New notebook features a custom quad-core CPU from AMD.
PC sales continue to decline, but a closer look at the numbers shows that U.S. sales are stabilizing, though worldwide sales trends remain grim.
The tiny spacecrafts would be powered by tiny plasma thrusters says engineers at the University of Michigan who are researching the idea and starting a Kickstarter campaign to fund the idea.
These tiny systems, ranging from bare-bones boards to full-blown, ready-to-run PCs, are ideal for hackers and hobbyists who want to create their own powerful machines.
Technology hiring has been on the upswing in the first half of this year, constituting about 10% of all the job growth in the U.S. in June, according to two independent assessments.
Programming languages can be intimidating to learn, but researchers at MIT show that it's possible to write programs in plain english—for some things, anyway.
What would happen if an iMac and a MakerBot Replicator married and had a kid? I'm not entirely sure, but I imagine it would look a something like the LittleBox.
The developer of the most widely used test for ranking the performance of supercomputers has said his metric is out of date and proposed a new test that will be introduced starting in November.
Lenovo becomes the top PC seller but the second quarter resulted in another double-digit percentage decline for the global PC market.
Prominent shareholder advisory group Institutional Shareholder Services has given a stamp of approval to Dell founder Michael Dell's bid to take the company private.
What does the inclusion of AMD silicon in next-gen consoles mean to PC gamers? Nothing less than more games, better games, and more powerful PC hardware down the line.