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Wall Street Beat: Despite sagging hardware sales, confidence in tech remains high

PC market declines as growth rate of tablet shipments slows, but industry insiders remain optimistic

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Coping with weather may require a change of computer

A meteorologist says the U.S. weather prediction system is insufficient because of an outdated commitment to certain equipment.

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5 favorite Hollywood tech flubs

Movies with tech themes are fun, but their depiction of computing in the workplace is typically problematic.

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The biggest PC and productivity news from Mobile World Congress

For a show that's supposed to be all about mobile, MWC packed a ton of killer stuff that should appeal to PC buffs, Microsoft watchers, and people who just like to get things done.

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Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers

Two sisters have developed a robot-building kit that they want to sell to schools.

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IBM's Rometty makes developers an offer: the Watson mobile app challenge

IBM is pulling out all the stops to make Watson cognitive computing platform a success

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AMD, Bluestacks bring APU-optimized Android inside Windows

AMD is using BlueStacks dual-OS Android system and some extra code to play 'Angry Birds' on a tablet -- without touching the screen

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Wall Street Beat: After Facebook buy of WhatsApp, tech M&A set for strong year

Tech mergers and acquisition activity soared in the second half of 2013, PricewaterhouseCoopers says

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Nvidia tweaks its Titan: Meet the bigger, badder GeForce GTX Titan Black

Higher clock speeds for gamers; same double-precision for developers.

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Nvidia unveils Maxwell: A supremely power-efficient GPU architecture

The eventual successor to Kepler promises high-end gaming performance from low-end video cards.

Microsoft nudges us more firmly toward Windows 8

But extends end-of-sales date for business PCs running Windows 7 Professional

Data breaches boost interest in encryption, study says

Recent data theft prompts companies to evaluate new ways of protecting customer information (but not as many as you'd think).

Microsoft stays the execution of Windows 7 PCs for business, but not for pleasure

Windows 8 haters can continue to buy PCs pre-loaded with WIndows 7 beyond 2014, but they'll have to splurge on a business machine.