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3 hrs ago | Investor's Business Daily

China Mobile Web Users Pass PC Users; Baidu Upside

With China's mobile Internet users surpassing personal computer Internet users in the first half of 2014, Web companies led by and Tencent are taking advantage of new opportunities in social networking, games and payments, says a Citigroup report.


Related Topix: Baidu, Computers, Social Software

7 hrs ago | The Charlotte Observer

Microsoft makes design central to its future

In this photo taken July 3, 2014, Albert Shum, who heads interaction design across a range of Microsoft products including personal computer operating systems, Xbox game consoles, and phones, poses for a photo in front of a projection of icons used by those systems, in Redmond, Wash.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Microsoft Xbox, Video Games, Redmond, WA

11 hrs ago | Inman News

Ellie Mae's self-service mortgage platform targets 'tech-savvy' borrowers

Ellie Mae is now offering mortgage lenders a consumer direct solution for its Encompass mortgage management platform that can guide homebuyers through a step-by-step application process in less than 15 minutes, giving borrowers greater control and insight throughout.


Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Startups, Ellie Mae, Computers

Thu Jul 24, 2014

People's Daily Online

Lenovo unit thinking past the personal computer to the Internet of Things

LenovoGroup Ltd on Thursday launched a new Internet of Things unit to make sure the world's largest personal computer does not miss the next big trend in electronics manufacturing.


Related Topix: Computers

The Straits Times

Parallels Access 2.0

Parallels Access is an Apple iPad-only app which lets you control a Mac or Windows machine remotely using your iPad.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Computers, iPhone, Wi-Fi

The Jersey Journal

Trenton man charged in statewide child pornography sweep

The men, who were arrested from February to this month, were charged with possession of child pornography.


Related Topix: Trenton, NJ, Chris Christie, US Governors

The Washington Post

StubHub wasna t hacked. But its users were.

The Internet was aflutter Wednesday with reports that eBay-owned ticket reselling marketplace StubHub was targeted by a ring of cybercriminals.


Related Topix: Hunch, Computer Security, Science / Technology, US Politics, US News

Apple's Q3: iPhone Does Well Across Price Points; Mac Defies Shrinking PC Market

Apple announced its fiscal Q3 2014 results on July 22, reporting a reasonably strong set of numbers that beat market expectation on earnings, although revenues were slightly lower than anticipated.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Computers, Ipad, Science / Technology, Financial Markets

Small Business Trends

Twitter Chat Explores the Power of Mobility In Small Business

With growth in the popularity of smartphones and tablets, the importance of mobility to small businesses can't be overstated.


Related Topix: Small Business, Personal Finance, Hewlett Packard, Computers

Customer Interaction Solutions

Samsung Introduces New External Optical Disc Drives for Ultrabooks

Electronics Co., Ltd., a global leader in digital media and convergence technologies, announced today its newest ultra-slim portable DVD writers, the SE-218GN and SE-208GB optical disc drives with a sleeker design and mobile size for Ultrabook users on-the-go.


Wed Jul 23, 2014

Thewestmorland Gazette

Cumbria Police warn public after rise in bogus calls

Police are continuing to warn the public that these bogus calls are being made in order to gain access to computers.


KTRE-TV Lufkin


"All these things are becoming more like computers, and the more we ask them to do, the more they become like computers and the more that become susceptible to malware and virus attacks," said Tim Leonard, the Commercial Bank of Texas chief information officer.


Related Topix: Computers

The China Post

Acer back in 4th spot on Asia-Pacific's PC market

Taiwan's Acer Inc. replaced local rival Asustek Computer Inc. as the fourth-largest personal computer vendor in the Asia-Pacific region in the second quarter of 2014, according to research firm IDC.


Related Topix: Computers, Acer


'Downton Abbey': When you'll see Season 5

Viewers are eager to see what happens next on beloved historical drama "Downton Abbey."


Related Topix: Real Estate, American Mortgage Acceptance, Animation Movies, Comedy Movies, The Three Musketeers, Thriller, Family, Drama Movies, Action Movies, Adventure, Empire, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Americans, Atlantic City, NJ


As mobile takes hold, PC Gaming Alliance changes its name

The PC Gaming Alliance was founded in 2009 with the purpose of advocating the growth and standardization of games on PC.


Related Topix: Alliance, _No Company, Video Games, Computers, Laptops/Notebooks

Windows 7's death knell beckons

Gaze upon yonder picture, little ones. It may be the last time that you ever see a fresh install of Windows 7. Microsoft very quietly and very sneakily ended retail sales of Windows 7 last year, warning users that stock of the OS licenses on shelves would be returned on 30 October 2013, despite it being officially the most popular desktop operating ... (more)


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard

7 CEOs Who Took A Gamble And Scored

Many of the world's most successful entrepreneurs got to where they are today by taking strategic gambles that turned into a big payoff.


Related Topix: Larry Page, Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Lawrence Ellison, Computers

Tue Jul 22, 2014

This Is Lancashire

Blackburn police officer who admitted having sex on duty found not guilty of misconduct

A POLICE officer who admitted having sex while on duty has been found not guilty of misconduct in a public office.


Related Topix: Lancashire County, England, World News, United Kingdom,

How Mac and PC differ: Part 2

We've explored how Mac and PC differ in terms of specifications, operating system and software.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Marketing, Hewlett Packard, Dell

Medical Device/Diagnostic Ind.

Apple's iWatch Disclosed in Patent Documents

Apple has been granted a patent for a wearable device that shows some of the company's ambitions for the iWatch.


Related Topix: Music Players, Apple, Startups, iPod, Computers, Cellphones