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CIOs still in control of most IT spending, Forrester says

While business units are slowly gaining more influence in IT purchasing, CIOs should embrace this, according to the analyst firm

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The future of the desktop is a tabletop

The PC isn't going away. It's turning into a coffee table. Or a pint-sized NUC. We talk to Intel's desktop chief about the many faces of the future PC.

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HP's first Chromebox is coming this spring, focused on getting things done

The pint-sized HP Chromebox is packed with business-friendly features and a hulking Core i7 processor.

Sayonara, VAIO: Sony sells off PC business to focus on mobile

Sony steps up reforms as it forecasts a ¥110 billion loss for its fiscal year to March 31

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Nadella's challenges: Surface, Android, and oh, that Windows

They include the future of Windows, uncertainty over the Surface tablet, the Nokia acquisition and the One Microsoft reorganization.

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Asus Chromebox pushes deeper into PC territory

It's small, it's extremely well-connected, and it's ready to take on PC-like tasks in your home theater or home office.

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Apple patents solar-powered MacBook

A case made of switchable smart glass could appear both translucent and opaque.

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Hands on with the first Mac: Apple's Macintosh 128K

Thirty years ago, Apple released the Macintosh 128K. Macworld U.K. took a look at the computer to see what it's like to use a vintage Mac.

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Three-year, 27,000 drive study reveals the most reliable hard drive makers

Who makes the most reliable hard drives? Backblaze's vast server farms may hold the answer.

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Intel's itty-bitty NUC mini PC fattens up for full-sized storage options

The latest Next Unit of Computing is still tiny, it's just not as tiny as it was before.

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CIOs in Europe and the US project healthy IT budget increases for 2014

The forecast for this year follows a strong 2013 in which external IT spending grew at the highest rate since 2008

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HP's all-in-one Z1 G2 sports Thunderbolt, touchscreen

HP has unveiled its second-generation all-in-one workstation, the Z1 G2 with its graphics and processor boost and a 27-inch display with optional touch capabilities.

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Makers get tools to hack wearable tech for innovation

Intel, Freescale to ship mini-computers for do-it-yourselfers interested in wearable computing