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With Apple reporting a decline in profit margins and Samsung consolidating its leadership in the mobile device market, earnings results and market research reports this week point to the ever-increasing importance of smartphones as key to growth in tech.
A U.S. judge ruled Thursday that Motorola Mobility is entitled to substantially less royalties than it wanted from Microsoft for the company's use of wireless and video-encoding patents in its Xbox products.
The latest desktop version of this popular Linux distribution focuses on performance.
Software AG has picked up cloud PaaS (platform-as-a-service) vendor LongJump in a bid to give small and medium-sized companies a way to rapidly develop applications with less involvement from IT. Terms of the deal, which was announced Thursday, were not disclosed.
John Swainson has one of the more challenging jobs in the tech industry right now. As president of Dell's software division, he's charged with sorting through all the software Dell has acquired and organizing it into coherent offerings that can further its effort to become a more profitable, software- and services-driven company.
'Churnalism' aims to distinguish original news stories from repackaged press releases and Wikipedia articles.
Scores of IT projects being conducted by North Carolina's government are racking up higher-than-expected costs and going far beyond their planned schedules, a new report by the state's auditor has found.
Two new preview devices made a brief appearance, then appeared to be sold out online.
Now, diehard gamers have even less reason to put down the Dew and pry themselves up from the couch, thanks to Pizza Hut's new delivery app for the Xbox 360
Among the goals for the new 'KLyDE' desktop are a minimal footprint, simplified configuration, and a fast startup.
SAP will announce its first-quarter 2013 earnings on Friday, a report that will get heavy scrutiny from company watchers. Here's a look at some of the more important topics that should come up during SAP executives' conference calls with press and analysts on Friday.
Innovation, quality, and growth are named as key motivators for using open source software.
Amazon.com continues the global expansion of its Appstore by announcing that developers can submit their apps for sale in another 200 countries around the world.
The U.S. Congress should limit the ability of patent holders that don't make products to file infringement complaints at the U.S. International Trade Commission because of a huge increase in cases there, representatives of some companies told lawmakers Tuesday.
This new update to the up-and-coming distro adds key beginner-friendly features.