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59 min ago | Wall Street Journal

Is It Over for Tablet Computers?

When the late Steve Jobs introduced the first iPad in 2010, he acknowledged that many people already had a smartphone and a laptop computer.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Ipad, Apple, Startups

3 hrs ago | CIO

IBM aims to disrupt supercomputing market with cloud enticements

IBM is offering a potentially powerful incentive in its attempts to entice organizations to move supercomputing jobs to the cloud: a high-speed network communications link called InfiniBand.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, SoftLayer, Science, Computer Science, Marketing

7 hrs ago | Vancouver Sun

Burnaby man charged with joining Islamist fighters in Syria

The Vancouver Sun launches Wine Critic for your smartphone, tablet and desktop computer, featuring wine picks, tips, videos, advice on food pairings and more from our expert Anthony Gismondi.


11 hrs ago | Business Journal

IBM Watson, USAA hope supercomputing makes homecoming easier for the military

Watson researchers work inside IBM's Thomas J. Watson Research Center in Yorktown Heights, New York, in February.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Yorktown Heights, NY

13 hrs ago | Journal Gazette

SACS to allow Internet schooling

The school board approved the eLearning flex days Tuesday, with Superintendent Phillip Downs saying he is extremely excited about the innovative program, calling it 'the best kind of professional development you can have.'


Related Topix: Indiana, Education Etc.

15 hrs ago | Myrtle Beach Online

4 year plan will give DeSoto Co. students laptops

The program, dubbed the One-to-One Technology Initiative, will provided MacBook Air computers for all certified staff members at each of the countywide district's eight high schools.


Related Topix: Education Etc., Myrtle Beach, SC, Business News

17 hrs ago | Yorkshire Evening Post

One million child porn images found on Leeds pervert's computers

Jason Heap's offending came to light after he went on holiday with his wife and the images were discovered by a house-sitter who was looking after their home in Leeds.


Related Topix: iPhone

18 hrs ago | West Australian

LG Display second-quarter profit misses estimate as stronger won weighs

LG Display Co Ltd on Wednesday said quarterly profit fell more than 50 percent for the second time in three quarters, pulled down by a stronger South Korean won and subdued demand for personal computers and tablet devices.


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

Tue Jul 22, 2014

The Straits Times

Some Wall Street Journal computer systems taken offline after cyber attack: Dow Jones

Computer systems containing the Wall Street Journal's news graphics were hacked by outside parties, according to the paper's publisher Dow Jones & Co.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Computer Security, Dow Jones & Co.

East Bay Express

Voicing Computers

Switched-On Bach outsold every classical album that had come before it. In 1968, composer Wendy Carlos performed Bach pieces on Dr. Robert Moog's early analog synthesizer systems and convinced a skeptical Columbia Records to release the recorded result.


Related Topix: Classical, Bach, Wendy Carlos, CPU, Science / Technology, Berkeley, CA, Keyboards

Washington Examiner

Microsoft 4Q earnings hurt by Nokia acquisition

Microsoft Corp. reported fourth-quarter earnings that took a hit from the Nokia devices business that it bought in April, but the company said growth in Internet-based computing services to businesses boosted results.


Related Topix: Microsoft, Startups, PC

Customer Interaction Solutions

ASUS Launches RT-AC87 Dual-band Wireless-AC2400 Gigabit Router;...

Powered by Quantenna's award-winning QSR1000 4x4 Multi-User Multiple Input Multiple Output chipset, the ASUS RT-AC87 offers unparalleled speed and range for a superior wireless experience.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Quantenna, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi

WFAA-TV Dallas

Apple's fiscal 3Q earnings top analyst forecasts

Apple's growth prospects are looking brighter as anticipation builds for the upcoming release of the next iPhone, a model that is expected to cater to consumers yearning for a bigger screen.


Related Topix: iPhone, Apple, Startups, Science / Technology, Ipad, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA

Business Journal

Apple's latest smartwatch patent details gesture controls, calls gadget iTime

In its latest patent, Apple details a way to answer an incoming phone call on a smartwatch with the flick of a wrist.


Related Topix: Science / Technology, Apple, Startups, iPhone, Santa Clara County, CA, Cupertino, CA


4 Small Computers Ready for Mass Enterprise Deployment

Today's businesses can't run without computers, but not every user needs a high-end tablet, laptop or tower.


Related Topix: Laptops/Notebooks, Startups, Intel, CPU, Science / Technology, Hewlett Packard

Tay FM

Gadgets 'Cost Hundreds Of Pounds More In UK'

Which? compared the prices - excluding tax - of 13 products ranging from televisions to computer applications, and found Britons were getting a "raw deal".


Related Topix: TV, Electronics

San Jose Mercury News

Coding classes: Students, dogged teachers overcome obstacles to add computer science classes

The cradle of techno-innovation, the Bay Area has fallen as flat as the rest of the country in one critical area: nurturing the next generation of cyber whizzes.


Related Topix: Science, Computer Science, Family, Kids, Walnut Creek, CA

Smartphones Surpass Computers for Internet Use in China

For the first time, more Chinese people are gaining access to the Internet with mobile phones than with personal computers, reports The New York Times .


Mon Jul 21, 2014


Black Hat presentation on TOR suddenly cancelled

A presentation on a low-budget method to unmask users of a popular online privacy tool, TOR, will no longer go ahead at the Black Hat security conference early next month.


Related Topix: Privacy, Science, Computer Science

Network World

Meet the Online Tracking Device That is Virtually Impossible to Block

A new, extremely persistent type of online tracking is shadowing visitors to thousands of top websites, from to


Related Topix: Princeton University, World News, Belgium, AddThis, UC San Diego