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2 hrs ago | Palo Verde Valley Times

IT changes coming to city's network

The city will be getting an upgrade on its computer network system that will save money and provide more storage for data.


Related Topix: Computers, Blythe, CA

Fri Aug 22, 2014

The Daily Caller

Taxpayer-Funded University Now Monitors Student Traffic To 'Blocked' Sites, Like Wikipedia

Northern Illinois University, a middling public school most famous for awarding a bachelor's degree to Markos Moulitsas of Daily Kos, has enacted an acceptable use policy that temporarily blocks student access to websites deemed "illegal or unethical."


Related Topix: Northern Illinois University, Computers, Social Software, US News, Conservative Political News


Pangobright is a screen dimming tool with multi-monitor support

When it comes to the brightness of the monitor, you have two core options to adjust it if you feel it is too bright or too dark.


Related Topix: Computers

Hispanic Business

HP reports a surprise gain as PC sales surge

Now she needs to show she can make progress in other businesses, including software and services.


Related Topix: Computers, Hewlett Packard, Printers


Therese Poletti: Silicon Valley: Dome cinemas need you

While H-P's shares are up 40% since a year ago, it's worth questioning whether the tech giant can produce sustainable revenue growth in the future, beyond the solid financial discipline which seemed apparent in H-P's financial results Wednesday.


Related Topix: Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Startups, Financial Services, Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Investment Services, Computers


The Everyday Tasks Your Phone Does Better Than Your Computer

It should be noted that much of this is going to be subjective. There huge differences just between iOS, Android, and Windows Phone, much less individual handsets.


Related Topix: Computers, Email Spam, Laptops/Notebooks

Prosecutors: Woman had researched child-sex crimes

The woman accused of sexually assaulting a 5-year-old girl last year after abducting her from a West Philadelphia elementary school researched child sex crimes on her personal computer, a city prosecutor disclosed Thursday.


International Business Times

Upcoming Sony Xperia Z3 With Dual-SIM Support Gets Approved In China; ...

Sony Corp's logo is seen at the headquarters in Tokyo February 6, 2014. Sony Corp Chief Executive Officer Kazuo Hirai said on Thursday that the Japanese consumer electronics company has no plan to immediately sell off its loss-making TV business after selling its personal computer division to an investment fund.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, CPU, Computers

Thu Aug 21, 2014

The China Post

Acer unveils its first Chrome-based desktop personal computer

Taiwan's Acer Inc. on Thursday unveiled its Chromebox CXI, its first desktop computer powered by Google Inc.'s Web centric Chrome operating system, with a view to meeting demand in schools and businesses.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Acer

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Noodles: Friend or foe? S. Koreans defend diet

In this Monday, Aug. 18, 2014 photo, Japanese instant noodle lover Miyuki Ogata, a 33-year-old director for films and TV shows, eats an instant cup noodle in Tokyo.


Related Topix: Asia, South Korea, World News,

Tank Gunner Stick Turned into PC Joystick: Battlestation

So you think your Steel Battalion controller is the bees' knees? Redditor MrTheOx would like to have a word with you.


Related Topix: Joysticks

DVDCreation Reviews

Small PC Introduces New Waterproof Bluetooth PC Keyboard

Although the SK310 keyboard is completely sealed and IP68 waterproof, the specialized glove-fit rigid silicon construction gives the keyboard a comfortable desktop feel.All 105 keys provide "soft-click" touch with excellent tactile feedback.As well as being "designed tough," the SK301 is anti-microbial and washable.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Wireless

Why HP's PC Sales Gains May Not Last

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Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Microsoft, Mozilla, Startups, Sentillion, Computers

Why HP's PC Sales Gains May Not Last

In the company's fiscal third quarter, Personal Systems revenue was up 12% from a year earlier to $8.6 billion, as both commercial and consumer segments rose 14% and 8%, respectively.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Computers

HP posts surprise increase in quarterly revenue

Hewlett-Packard has posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after sales from its personal computer division climbed 12%, but a flat to declining performance from its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, Computers, Science, Computer Science, IBM

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Hispanic Business

Patent Issued for Transmission and Receiving Apparatus and Method...

The following quote was obtained by the news editors from the background information supplied by the inventors: "The present invention relates to a transmission apparatus, a signal sending apparatus, and a signal receiving apparatus, and a transmission method, a signal sending method, and a signal receiving method having a so-called metastability ... (more)


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions, Computers

Wall Street Journal

H-P Revenue Grows After 11 Quarters of Decline

P said Wednesday revenue rose 1.3% in the fiscal third quarter ended July 31, compared to the same period a year ago.


Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups

Contra Costa Times

Hewlett-Packard's quarterly sales top expectations, but earnings miss

Buoyed by a big increase in its personal computer business, tech giant Hewlett-Packard on Wednesday reported third-quarter sales that exceeded what Wall Street had forecast, but its profit slumped from the same period last year.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, HP, Computers, Hewlett-Packard, Autonomy


HP Third-Quarter Sales Top Estimates as PC Revenue Jumps

Profit excluding certain items in the period ended July 31 was 89 cents a share, with revenue rising 1.3 percent to $27.6 billion, the Palo Alto , California-based company said today in a statement.


Related Topix: Hewlett Packard, US Governors, Meg Whitman, Printers, Computers


Hewlett-Packard posts surprise revenue gain

Hewlett-Packard Co posted a surprise increase in quarterly revenue after revenue from its personal computer division climbed 12 percent, but flat to declining revenue in its other units underscored the company's uphill battle to revive growth.


Related Topix: HP, Hewlett Packard, Computers, Science, Computer Science