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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.

Microsoft aims high with the Surface's corporate ambitions

Microsoft designed the Surface series of tablets with consumers in mind, but the division's head says a renewed business focus is coming soon.

U.S. to scrutinize IT system purchases with ties to China

Certain U.S. federal agencies could be hindered from buying information technology systems made by companies with links to the Chinese government under the new funding law signed by President Barack Obama earlier this week.

BlackBerry sells roughly 1 million Z10s in move to profit

Research In Motion Limited, now doing business as BlackBerry, shipped about 1 million BlackBerry Z10 smartphones during its fiscal fourth quarter.