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Liquid Computing & the Curse of a Computer Hardware Startup http://bit.ly/b5eDKV from @gigaom

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Liquid Computing & the Curse of a Computer Hardware Startup http://bit.ly/b5eDKV from @gigaom

Valve says it is 'frustrated by the lack of innovation' in PC hardware so it's 'jumping in'

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Do you remember the rumor back in March 2012 suggesting Valve was working on a ‘Steam Box’ gaming console with partners and the subsequent denial from the company? Well, consider the rumor renewed. Valve has declared it is jumping into the computer hardware space, according to one of its own...
Valve says it is 'frustrated by the lack of innovation' in PC hardware so it's 'jumping in'

NZXT unveils Aperture M media reader

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NZXT, which specializes in computer hardware for gamers, has rolled out its Aperture M media reader. The multi-media hub, which plugs into a 5.25-inch expansion bay in desktop computers, sports an array of input ports and boasts compatibility with the newest SDXC cards.......
NZXT unveils Aperture M media reader

DealBook: To Save H.P., Break It in Two

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Bill George, a Harvard business professor, contends that after a decade of turmoil at the company, it is time to split Hewlett-Packard into two businesses: enterprise systems and computer hardware....
DealBook: To Save H.P., Break It in Two

Awesome stools made from recycled computer hardware

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I bet many geeks are like me, when I replaced my old computer hardware and technology products, I tend to keep the old stuff. I keep that old stuff because it’s generally not broken, I just want newer, cooler gear, and you never know when something old and slow might...
Awesome stools made from recycled computer hardware
Amazon may launch its own 'AppleCare' extended warranty service
You're invited: Facebook's first-ever hardware hackathon

5 stories to read this weekend

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Don’t get mad at me for not finding seven stories for you to read this weekend. I have been busy with some other stuff and as a result I have not been able to spend as much time reading as I normally do. Regardless, here is an abbreviated recommendation list....
5 stories to read this weekend

Live now: This Week In Computer Hardware 59 with Ryan Shrout of http://pcper.com. http://live.twit.tv.

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Live now: This Week In Computer Hardware 59 with Ryan Shrout of http://pcper.com. http://live.twit.tv.

Serial+ for iPhone is an easy way to manage your software and hardware serial numbers and warranties

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There’s no shortage of warranty and serial number tracking apps, but new kid on the block Serial+ offers an easy-to-use alternative for those wishing to manage both their hardware warranties and software serial numbers from their iPhone. How it works Unlike something like xWarranty which lets you record serial and...
Serial+ for iPhone is an easy way to manage your software and hardware serial numbers and warranties
Valve fed up with lame computer hardware, decides to make its own

Microsoft 'to launch tablet to compete with iPad'

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Event invitation to journalists leads to speculation that Microsoft plans to take on Apple's dominance with own-brand tabletMicrosoft is to launch an own-brand tablet running a new version of Windows in a bit to compete with Apple's iPad, according to rumours swirling in the technology industry.An invitation to an event...
Microsoft 'to launch tablet to compete with iPad'

HP to take $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, cites fraud

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Today, HP announced that it would take an $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, the British software company HP bought last year, claiming that Autonomy had misrepresented its finances considerably. HP bought the company for more than $10 billion last year in the midst of an abortive shift away from computer...
HP to take $8.8 billion write-down on Autonomy, cites fraud
China may be planning a single national computer architecture

HP's Stock Made A Suspicious Jump Right Before Earnings Came Out (HPQ)

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About an hour before HP released its better-than-expected earnings, the stock started to climb, setting off a lot of grumblings on Twitter. As CNBC reported: Hewlett-Packard jumped more than 2 percent on heavy volume in the final hour of trading ahead of its earnings report. Traders cited short covering in...
HP's Stock Made A Suspicious Jump Right Before Earnings Came Out (HPQ)
Microsoft currently testing its own smartphone, says WSJ
Valve says it's 'jumping in' to computer hardware business
OnLive's Steve Perlman says farewell, says other projects will 'blow your mind'

A Year Ago, Oracle Said Autonomy CEO's Mike Lynch 'Has A Very Poor Memory Or He's Lying' (ORCL, HPQ)

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As HP takes a massive charge for its $10.3 billion purchase of software company Autonomy a year ago, Oracle gets to say "We told you so." Last year, Oracle published a blistering set of documents directly contradicting Autonomy CEO Mike Lynch's claim that he hadn't tried to sell his company to...
A Year Ago, Oracle Said Autonomy CEO's Mike Lynch 'Has A Very Poor Memory Or He's Lying' (ORCL, HPQ)

Microsoft's Ballmer admits drive to tablets was late, but lauds new Surface

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At Microsoft's annual shareholders meeting on Wednesday, CEO Steve Ballmer conceded that the company was late to the tablet market now dominated by Apple's iPad, but suggested the software giant would have led the shift to portable devices if it entered the computer hardware business earlier....
Microsoft's Ballmer admits drive to tablets was late, but lauds new Surface

Social TV blog LostRemote acquired by WebMediaBrands

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Online media company WebMediaBrands has announced that it has acquired LostRemote, a niche tech blog covering the emerging social TV sphere. Terms of the deal haven’t been disclosed, but it sees the LostRemote, founded by BreakingNews.com general manager Cory Bergman join WebMediaBrands’ roster of blogs, which it groups under the MediaBistro, Semantic...
Social TV blog LostRemote acquired by WebMediaBrands
H2Tran builds disaster-proof hardware enclosures that are eco-friendly too

Why PC hardware needs a company like Valve to truly innovate

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It looks like Valve really does want to start producing PC hardware, in some form or another. The company posted an opening for an industrial designer on their website recently, re-igniting rumors of a ‘Steam Box‘ gaming console. The most interesting part of the job description, highlighted by TNW’s own...
Why PC hardware needs a company like Valve to truly innovate

Surface said to hit more retail outlets within days

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Reports have emerged that the coming days will see Microsoft's Surface RT tablet showing up in more traditional retail outlets as the software giant looks to improve accessibility for its first major foray into computer hardware. Details on where the device will be turning up remain scarce, but the plan...
Surface said to hit more retail outlets within days

The Week the Cloud Won

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Dell, H.P. and Salesforce all announced their earnings this week. The two computer hardware giants had a tough time, while the cloud-based software company exceeded expectations. Maybe it is time to declare the new computing world here, a little sooner than the pundits thought it would arrive....
The Week the Cloud Won
Social: Why Facebook Just Opened an Online Store

Ars readers call for hackerspaces in the Ars OpenForum

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Ars Technica's beginnings are rooted in a community that has always tinkered, built, and modded computer hardware. As it has evolved, the do-it-yourself philosophy has also triggered other communities that make their own stuff. Most recently, the "make movement" has made a name for itself in the world of...
Ars readers call for hackerspaces in the Ars OpenForum

Apple granted 29 patents, including for first iPad design

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Other patents the giant received relate to cooling systems for computer hardware, photo management on iDevices, and crack-resistant glass. [Read more]...
Apple granted 29 patents, including for first iPad design

Forrester: Brazil set to remain the leading e-commerce market in Latin America

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Forrester expects online retail sales will reach more than $25 billion in Brazil by 2017, more than doubling expected sales of $12.2 billion in 2012, the research firm announced today. This is one of the provisions contained in its latest Latin American online retail forecast. According to Forrester, Brazil is...
Forrester: Brazil set to remain the leading e-commerce market in Latin America
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