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Microsoft unveils new Surface tablets

Microsoft unveiled two new versions of its Surface tablet on Monday, aiming to ramp up its efforts in mobile computing after a failed launch a year ago.

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Icahn sues over Dell buyout bid

American investor Carl Icahn has filed a lawsuit aimed at blocking changes in timing and terms for shareholder voting Friday on a bid to take computer maker Dell private.

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Australia’s new supercomputer to help with climate study

Australia’s most powerful computer was unveiled Wednesday, in a boost for climate scientists who need to crunch vast amounts of data to make forecasts and pinpoint extreme weather, officials said.

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PC sales slide again, Lenovo takes top spot: survey

Worldwide sales of personal computers dropped for a fifth consecutive quarter in the April-June period, the longest decline in the PC market’s history, a research firm said Wednesday.

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More woes for PC sales in 2013: survey

More bad news for struggling makers of personal computers: a new forecast Tuesday suggests sales will fall another 7.8 percent in 2013 as buyers delay PC purchases or choose an alternative device.

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Dell profits plunge on PC woes

US computer giant Dell said Thursday its quarterly profit plunged 79 percent from a year ago, as a shift away from PCs hammered the company’s bottom line.

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Microsoft eyes full control of Nook: report

Shares in Barnes & Noble surged Thursday after a report that Microsoft was preparing a $1 billion bid for the bookseller’s Nook Media digital assets.

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Android fuels surge in global tablet sales: survey

Global sales of tablet computers surged in the first quarter of 2013, led by Android-powered devices that outpaced gains by Apple’s iPads, a research firm said Wednesday.

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‘AT&T hacker’ gets 41 months in prison

A judge Monday ordered a 41-month prison sentence for a self-described “security research” hacker for breaking into the AT&T online network in a case criticized by digital rights activists.

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Best Computers for Gaming

Computer gaming requires some serious hardware in order to play the latest releases. Of course, some games will always require faster processors, RAM and graphic card accelerators than other systems, so it is best to opt for the state of the art systems rather than try to constantly add on to the computer. Constantly trying […]

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