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EMC's storage business keeps growing while net profit shrinks slightly

EMC reported first-quarter revenue rose 6 percent to $5.39 billion, while net income fell about 1 percent year-over year to $580 million as costs rose.

The most reliable Windows laptop is a Mac, says Soluto

The data compiled about laptops running the popular Soluto software resulted in some surprising hardware ratings. Soluto's crowdsourced troubleshooting software and service now comes in a business edition with remote control options.

Machine-to-machine systems resurrect a mobile rivalry

Just as the mobile world seems to be finding peace and harmony around LTE, the age-old feud between GSM and CDMA is flaring up again.

Five Ways to Improve Your Enterprise Social Networking Strategy

Enterprise social networking software, which offers social media capabilities adapted for workplace collaboration like employee profiles, activity streams, microblogging and document sharing, has evolved from a "nice to have" to a "should have" status in enterprises.

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The best Windows 8 machines you can buy today

Our top tablet, laptop, and desktop picks from the first generation of Windows 8 hardware are touch-friendly and ready to change your expectations of what a computer should be.

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Smaller Windows 8 tablets will be huge

Microsoft can capitalize on the popularity of smaller, cheaper tablets to carve out a larger market for Windows 8.

Blackstone abandons offer for Dell

Blackstone Group has given up its bid for Dell, less than a month after the private-equity fund manager said it was planning to top an offer from founder Michael Dell and private-equity firm Silver Lake Partners, according to news reports.

Plummeting CPU sales drive down AMD revenue

Advanced Micro Devices reported a 31 percent drop in revenue for the first quarter as it continues to battle a weak PC market and lackluster demand for its chips.

Microsoft Q3 earnings and revenue up, as all divisions make gains

Microsoft increased revenue across all its divisions in its third fiscal quarter, achieving an almost 20 percent revenue increase year on year.

Reports: IBM may sell x86 server business to Lenovo

IBM is in "advanced discussions" with Lenovo over a possible deal for it to purchase IBM's x86 server business, according to two news reports Thursday.

IBM's revenue deflated in 2013's first quarter

Unable to close a number of large mainframe and software deals by the end of the quarter, IBM has reported a 5 percent decline in revenue to $23.4 billion for the first quarter of 2013.

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Why the Start button is Microsoft's 'New Coke' moment

Companies make mistakes, but sometimes there’s an opportunity to change course and reverse the damage. Windows Blue can be that opportunity for Microsoft.

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Popular home routers contain critical security vulnerabilities

Thirteen popular home and small office routers contain security problems that could allow a hacker to snoop or modify network traffic, according to new research.