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3 hrs ago | TechCrunch

AnandTech Founder Anand Lal Shimpi Retires From Writing

We don't always note when fellow tech writers hang up their hats, as those posts can start to seem a bit inside baseball-y.


6 hrs ago |

Computer wizards converge on LSU to test their skills

Advocate staff photo by ANGELA MAJOR -- Austin Wells from Southern Methodist University uses hand gestures to interact with software Saturday, August 30, 2014 at GeauxHack, the first ever 24-hour "hackathon" at LSU, sponsored by LSU STEM Talent Expansion Program and LSU computer science department program.


Related Topix: Southern Methodist University

10 hrs ago | Techmeme

Dell study: CryptoWall ransomware infected 625K computers, earning...

Dell study: CryptoWall ransomware infected 625K computers, earning creators over $1.1M - CryptoWall surpasses CryptoLocker in infection rates - With CryptoLocker seemingly out of commission, its less well-known twin CryptoWall has stepped out of the shadows and thrived


Related Topix: Dell

14 hrs ago | Courier News

Students will be - charged up' for return to schoolStudents will be - ...

The Hillsborough school district is taking an educational lead in New Jersey and the nation by giving Chromebooks to all 4,500 students in grades 5 to 12. More school districts are adding this technology in the classroom, and educators say this is changing how students learn and teachers do their jobs.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Hillsborough, NJ, New Jersey, Somerset County, NJ

17 hrs ago | Switched

Is China's New Computer Operating System a Threat?

China has announced it will introduce a new computer operating system in October to replace Windows.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

21 hrs ago | ABS-CBN News

Tablet sales slow as PCs find footing: IDC

Tablets won't eclipse personal computers as fast as once thought, according to studies by market tracker International Data Corporation .


Related Topix: PC

Yesterday | Fox News

Intel Nabs Senior Exec Faintuch from Qualcomm

Chipmaker Intel Corp has hired Amir Faintuch, a senior executive at Qualcomm Inc , to co-manage the development of the company's chips, an Intel spokesman said on Friday.


Related Topix: Qualcomm, CPU, Science / Technology, Santa Clara, CA, Santa Clara County, CA, Business News

Fri Aug 29, 2014

Business Journal

It's time to 'mobilize' your website's search engine optimization

Nowadays, websites are accessed from a variety of mobile devices, including smartphones, tablets and video game consoles, in addition to the traditional laptop and desktop computers.


Related Topix: Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Search Engine Optimization

KLEW-TV Lewiston

New laptop computers at Genesee schools bring new opportunities

Students in Genesee head back to school on September 2nd, and the district is welcoming them back with some new technology.


University at Buffalo

Can a stack of computer servers survive an earthquake?

The rack of servers shook, but did not fall, during a simulation that mimicked 80 percent of the force of 1994's Northridge earthquake.


Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Earthquake, SUNY Buffalo

KUQL-FM Mitchell

Power cords, childrena s furniture among this weeka s recalls

More than 2 million bean bag chairs manufactured by Ace Bayou are being recalled after two children died while using the furniture.


Related Topix: Product Recalls, McKinney, TX, Laptops/Notebooks, Hewlett Packard

Redditch Advertiser

VISIT: MP Harriett Baldwin on Malvern Science park with former science minister David Willets

A NEW company to the growing cyber security cluster on Malvern Hills Science Park has received a "pleased to meet you" visit from the area's MP Harriett Baldwin.


Related Topix: Worcestershire County, England, United Kingdom

Missing from LAUSD Schools: $2M Worth of Computers

More than $2 million worth of Los Angeles Unified School District computers, mostly iPads, could not be accounted for during a recent audit by the school system's inspector general, it was reported today.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks

Thu Aug 28, 2014


Chromebook Pixel revisited: 18 months with Google's luxury laptop

Is it crazy to pay $1300 for a Chromebook? Some reflections after a year and a half of living with Google's luxurious Pixel.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Fitness, Yoga

Samsung new Gear S smartwatch won't need companion phone

This handout illustration released by LG Electronics in Seoul on August 28, 2014 shows LG's new smartwatch "G Watch R" featuring a traditional wristwatch design with a 1.3-inch circular plastic OLED display.


Related Topix: LG Electronics, Electronics, Seoul, South Korea Travel, Travel, South Korea Travel, Asia Travel, South Korea, World News, Marketing

The New Zealand Herald

Apple to unveil next products at Sept. 9 event

Apple's latest product launch will be in a setting that holds a special place in its history, signaling how big this event is for the company.


Related Topix: Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, iPhone, Steve Jobs, Ipad

New Samsung smartwatch won't need companion phone

Samsung has unveiled a computerized wristwatch that can do more without a smartphone to go with it, while LG has one with a round design.



Leap Motion Dives Into Virtual Reality

Leap Motion has continued to improve the software on its gesture-based controller, which allows you to interact with computers purely through hand motions, by adding more accurate and responsive hand tracking.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Virtual Reality


Round smartwatches mean more work for developers

The arrival of the first round Android Wear-based smartwatches means developers have to take extra care to ensure their apps look good.



IBM Uses Watson as Part of New Cloud Service

IBM announced late Wednesday that it's making its artificially intelligent computer system, Watson, available to researchers as a cloud service.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing