Don't-Miss Computers Stories
Acer has been struggling financially because of declining PC sales and is looking for new leadership
Annual maintenance revenue rises 6 percent to $4.5 billion
Loosely modeled on the human brain, artificial neural networks are finally finding use in industry.
Silicon brains will create new computers that can use the human brain as a model to make decisions.
AppliedMicro's $5,000 MyX-Gene development board will ship to system makers, software partners before solo developers.
New software license revenues for the quarter will be a closely watched result
Dell will sell a hardware system that runs Red Hat's OpenStack implemention
The X4 release of the database machine includes big increases in flash capacity and Infiniband throughput
HP crams a Haswell processor, storage, memory into small desktops sizes such as thin clients
Bitcoin and tech IPOs were also hot stories this year.
NSS Labs calculates that cybercriminals have access to 100 zero-day flaws on any day, with more than half affecting major vendors.
One out of ten laptops shipped this year support touch input, says NPD DisplaySearch
PCs and servers slump but software, components for mobile devices and good economic news generate optimism
It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Jetpack, a customizable SteamOS-compatible gaming PC that you'll never actually have to look at!
But Acer's Aspire Z3-600 offers only 2.5 hours of battery life.