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29 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Sony Strays Further from Roots into Real Estate

On Thursday, the firm said it's venturing into the real estate brokerage business in Japan, hoping to create new revenue as it continues to struggle with losses from its flagging consumer electronics businesses.


Related Topix: Computers

Wed Apr 23, 2014

Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch Dogs

Check Out an 8-Minute Multiplayer Walk Through For Watch Dogs Posted by Larry Csonka on 04.23.2014 Take a look... Here is a new 8-minute, multiplayer walkthrough for Watch Dogs.


Related Topix: Ubisoft, Watch Dogs, X360, Microsoft Xbox


Apple defies PC downturn again, boosts Mac sales

Apple on Wednesday said it sold 4.1 million Macs in the March quarter, growing sales during a period when the personal computer industry overall continued to contract.


Related Topix: Computers, Cupertino, CA

WTOP-FM Washington

Tablets rise as personal computer dies

Desktop and laptop computers are standing at death's door, which is propped open by the growth of tablets and smartphones, technology analysts say.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Computers, Microsoft Windows, Science / Technology, Microsoft, Startups, Ipad


What to Watch in The Day Ahead; Thursday, April 24

Orders for long-lasting goods manufactured in the U.S. rose at a slower pace in March, after going up 2.2 percent in February.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, Computers, Cloud Computing, Science / Technology

The Motley Fool

SunPower Rises as Apple and Microsoft Prepare to Report Earnings

New home sales disappoint Perhaps helping to fuel the Dow Jones' sell-off, the Census Bureau said new home sales last month fell 14.5% to an annualized pace of 384,000, Weaker than expected new home sales suggest a weakening U.S. housing market, as fewer workers may have the money, or the incentive, to purchase new homes.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Apple, Startups, Housing, Computers


Apple kicks off public Os X beta testing

Apple today followed Microsoft in opening up pre-release, or beta, versions of its personal computer operating system to all comers.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Microsoft, Computers

Apple Broadens Retail Store Recycling Efforts

The store involvement was part of a larger effort to explain and publicize the company's environmental progress, including a new set of Web pages, a video titled "Better" that is narrated by Apple CEO Tim Cook, and a soon-to-be-released report on the company's environmental programs.


Related Topix: Computers, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Environmental Law, Law, Alternative Energy, Renewable Energy (Green Energy), Energy

Tue Apr 22, 2014


Iconic Hardware: The Products that Made a Dent on the PC Industry

The personal computing industry is a commodity market. In general, the fast turnover of technology allied with the unit volumes produced lends itself to minimal risk taking.


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

Digital Post Production

Intel Selects NECA-IBEW Team for Electrical Construction of New Facilities

If you own any kind of personal computer, chances are good that it contains an Intel chip or other Intel-made components.


Related Topix: Startups, Intela, Intel, International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (Electricians, Wiremen, and Linemen), Computers


TeamViewer and Total Conquest updated with new features and enhancements

If you happen to be a regular user of TeamViewer or Total Conquest on Windows Phone 8, you should pay a visit to the Windows Phone Store as the apps received some new updates.



The iPad's expected ebb, and the search for why

Apple is expected Wednesday to confirm Wall Street's fears, that iPad sales growth not only slackened in the March quarter, but reversed course with fewer of the iconic tablets sold than the year before.


Related Topix: Ipad, Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, Cupertino, CA, Computers, iPhone

People's Daily Online

Chinese gov't tackling security risks after Windows XP's demise

The Chinese government is making efforts to solve possible security risks for government agencies after Microsoft stopped providing security updates for Windows XP, an official said on Tuesday.


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

Ex-Apple chief plans 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, Marketing, Computers, Steve Jobs

Photoshop without going broke

If you're a casual digital artist, freelance designer, small company or just like to dabble in graphics, the chances are you've dreamt about owning one of Adobe's premiere digital editing software and then rejected the idea after looking at the price tag.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Open Source Software, Linux

Mon Apr 21, 2014

The China Post

Morgan Stanley sticks to estimates of big drop in Q2 laptop shipments

Morgan Stanley has maintained estimates of a sizeable drop in worldwide laptop shipments from major original design manufacturers in Taiwan during the second quarter, according to the Central News Agency .


Related Topix: Stanley, Laptops/Notebooks, Computers

The Columbus Dispatch

Supreme Court rejects appeal of child-porn conviction

The U.S. Supreme Court today rejected an appeal from a Madison County man who claimed police violated the Fourth Amendment when they discovered more than 170,000 images of child pornography on his personal computer.


Related Topix: US Supreme Court, US News

Science Blog

Shaving nanoseconds from racing processors

The computer is one of the most complex machines ever devised and most of us only ever interact with its simplest features.


Related Topix: Computers, CPU, Science / Technology, Science, Computer Science

Free Republic

How to Install and Try Linux the Absolutely Easiest and Safest Way

In this follow up to Replace the Retiring Windows XP with Linux we're going learn the easiest and most foolproof way to install and run Xubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS on your old Windows XP computer.


Related Topix: Ubuntu, Open Source Software, Science / Technology, Linux, Computers


Corliss Group Tech Review: Is Google Chromecast worth its low price?

Cheap, easy to set up and even easier to use, there's really nothing to dislike about the Google streaming device, except for one thing: Canadian content .


Related Topix: Google, Startups, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Computers, iPod touch App, Netflix, iPad App, iPhone and iPad App, iPhone App, iPhone