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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.

Toshiba's "Retina-like" Kirabook limited to 1080p video output

Connect an external monitor to the Kirabook and you'll be limited to resolution of 1920-by-1080 pixels.

On eve of departure, Otellini looks back on four decades with Intel

Just a month away from retirement, Intel CEO Paul Otellini has reflected on his four decades with the company during his last quarterly earnings call with analysts and reporters.

Dell remains committed to Windows RT

Dell remains committed to Microsoft's Windows RT, despite the poor market reception to the OS and a decline in prices of related tablets.

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Dell: Little momentum in ARM servers until 64-bit processors

The low-power capabilities of ARM-based processors have created high expectations for their use in servers, but one of Dell's top engineers said they are unlikely to take off until 64-bit versions hit the market.

Windows XP's looming retirement won't shake PC business out of sales funk

Even if Windows XP's retirement won't stem the dramatic drop in PC sales, Microsoft is likely to reap more revenue from the disappearance of XP than will system builders, as many customers will do in-place upgrades to Windows 7 on current hardware.

The real reasons to blame Windows 8 for plummeting PC sales

PC sales are dropping like a rock, and Windows 8 may be to blame—but not for the reasons you might assume.

Oracle-HP court battle over Itanium delayed indefinitely

Oracle and Hewlett-Packard's ongoing legal battle over software for Itanium has run into another delay, and this time there's no telling how long it will last.

Prepare now to survive the end of Windows XP

A year from now, Microsoft will stop supporting the archaic Windows XP operating system. Make haste in migrating to another OS.

New Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 may be a tough sell at $399

The Galaxy Note 8.0, which launches April 11, is Samsung's stylus-equipped answer to the iPad Mini, but it may be a tough sell at $399.

HP Chairman Ray Lane steps down amid discontent over Autonomy

Hewlett-Packard's Ray Lane is giving up his role as chairman amid ongoing shareholder disapproval of HP's troubled Autonomy acquisition.

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Microsoft slashes prices on Windows 8 hybrids and tablets

The Microsoft Store's reduced prices apply to standalone tablets, hybrid PCs with detachable keyboards, and convertibles with built-in keyboards.

China slams U.S. for discriminating against nation's tech vendors

China has slammed a new U.S. funding law that will tighten scrutiny of information technology purchases from the country, and said it could severely damage the mutual trust between the two nations.