Don't-Miss Computers Stories
Programming tools that harness the computing power of CPUs and graphics processors have been updated.
Researchers at the University of Illinois at Chicago wanted to know how smart a top artificial intelligence system actually is. So they gave it an IQ test.
Microsoft must be ready to accept, as has Apple, that it's better to cannibalize its own sales than to let competitors do it.
Apple, Google, and Microsoft probably wouldn’t mind consolidating everything onto a single platform. But the market has clearly rejected the all-in-one approach.
Microsoft reported its earnings for the June quarter on Thursday, and they were downright awful by Wall St. standards. The blame falls on Windows RT.
A rebound for IBM failed to materialize in the second quarter, as profit and sales declined along with a slump in revenue from hardware and services.
Analysts say the move is a sign that PC makers are backing away from their commitment to the struggling OS.
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.