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1 hr ago | The Fresno Bee

Consumer Concerns: Computer users must be extra alert

On April 7, in a warning to some of its longtime computer users, Microsoft announced it was no longer supplying security fixes for Windows XP, the operating system that's been around for a dozen years and is still used by millions of consumers and small businesses.


Related Topix: Computers, Microsoft, Startups, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Spyware

5 hrs ago | Jwz

Keming in The Postmodem Era

I just now started googling for the term "postmodem era" as a pun on the end of dialup, and it's remarkable how many hits there are in old documents, including those that predate the personal computer entirely.


Related Topix: Computers

9 hrs ago | Hispanic Business

Intel's mobile-chip progress falters as PC market stabilizes

The world's largest semiconductor maker yesterday reported higher first-quarter sales and forecast revenue that may top analysts' estimates in the current period, saying the PC market is stabilizing.


Related Topix: CPU, Science / Technology, Startups, Intel, Computers

10 hrs ago | PC Magazine

May PC Magazine Digital Issue Now on Sale

The OpenSSL vulnerability Heartbleed proves that our computers and phones are never as safe as we'd like to think they are.


Related Topix: Computers, Internet, Science / Technology

12 hrs ago | West Australian

Ex-Apple chief plans mobile phone for India

Former Apple chief executive John Sculley, whose marketing skills helped bring the personal computer to desktops worldwide, says he plans to launch a mobile phone in India to exploit its still largely untapped smartphone market.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Cell Phones, Cellphones, Electronics, Marketing, Computers

17 hrs ago | CNet News

10 Reasons Today's Chromebooks Look Like a Smart Mobile PC Buy

Chromebooks, which are based on Google's Chrome OS platform, don't necessarily get the kind of attention Android mobile devices do these days.


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Laptops/Notebooks, iPod touch App, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, Gmail, iPhone App, Computers

Fri Apr 18, 2014

The Campbell Reporter

Magid: For tech users, every day should be Earth Day

A worker dismantles old computers and electronics at E-Parisara, an electronic waste recycling factory, April 11, 2008 in Dobbspet, India.


Related Topix: Computers, Getty Images, Printers

New York Daily News

Upper East Side man arrested for child pornography

An Upper East Side sicko was caught with thousands of sickening images of child porn on his personal computer, authorities said Friday.


Related Topix: Computers


Analysts Have Mixed Emotions in Bidding Farewell to XP

CIO - Microsoft's end-of-support deadline for Windows XP last week came with mixed emotions.


Related Topix: Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, CIO News, Microsoft, Startups, Science, Computer Science, Computers

Journal Gazette

Movie Review: 1st-time director delivers clunky tech tale

First, we had Scarlett Johansson as a human-like operating system. Now, Johnny Depp has been uploaded.


Related Topix: Celebrities, Scarlett Johansson, Hot Chicks, Science, Computer Science, Computers, Joaquin Phoenix, Inventions, Science / Technology

CNet News

Trend Micro Releases Free Heartbleed Scanners for PC, Mobile

Heartbleed Detector, a Chrome browser plug-in, and an Android mobile app, are accessible in the Chrome Web Store and Google Play app store.


Related Topix: Mobile Armor, Google, Startups, Widevine Technologies, Computer Security, Science / Technology


Wearable Computing Market on 78% CAGR Through 2018

Shipments of wearable computer devices will reach 19.2 million in 2014, roughly tripling from the previous year, and will climb to nearly 112 million units in 2018, according to the market research organization IDC .


Related Topix: Computers

Aurora Era-Banner

Chrome Remote Desktop lets you access your PC on any Android device

Chrome Remote Desktop will allow users of Android smartphones to securely access their computer or laptop from their mobile, providing a view of their PC or Mac's home screen on the mobile device, allowing users to view files, pictures and even music.


Related Topix: Computers, Google, Startups, Microsoft

Thu Apr 17, 2014

Norwalk Citizen News

In Less Than A Month These Guys Raked In $12 Million Thanks To Bitcoin Alternatives

Whether you think bitcoin is an incredible advancement, or just a weird Internet fad, it has been very, very good for a Stockholm-based company called KnCMiner.


Related Topix: Economics News, Bitcoin

Free Republic

The Air is Full of Sound

On the first part of the journey I was looking at all the life There were plants and birds and rocks and things There was sand and hills and rings The first thing I met was a fly with a buzz And the sky with no clouds The heat was hot and the ground was dry But the air was full of sound.


Related Topix: Pop/Rock, The Four Horsemen, Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines

A Quick look at the evolution of the Microsoft Operating System

While Windows 8 has a similar interface to AOL '96; it's making a shell of the windows we're familiar with... While Windows 8 has a similar interface to AOL '96; it's making a shell of the windows we're familiar with... In the beginning there was MS-DOS for operating your PC.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology

Learn Bonds

Three More Dividend Paying Stocks You Should Own and Never Sell

There are some companies so fundamental to the way the global economy functions, and so well run, they're likely to flourish and reward investors from here to the next geological era.


Related Topix: Financial Markets, Startups, Intel, Computers, CPU, Science / Technology

Global Logistics/Supply Chain

How to Involve Supply Chain in New-Product Planning

The supply-chain professional should be intimately involved at every step of new-product development, says Jillian Alexander, founder and managing director of Conduit Consulting.


Related Topix: Computers

Mail & Guardian

M&G's 'PC Review': How the internet changed 20 years ago

Twenty years ago this week, South African newspaper readers were given their first in-depth exposure to the internet by the Weekly Mail.


Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Journalism, South Africa, World News,

Wed Apr 16, 2014

BBC News

Cyborg glasses express fake emotions

Rather than focus on what the owner sees, Prof Hirotaka Osawa's kit shows computer-generated eye animations in place of the wearer's real ones.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Robots, Computers, Cameras