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Meet The Early Favorites To Take Over Intel, A $100 Billion Company (INTC)

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Nov. 20 (Bloomberg) -- Intel Corp., seeking a replacement for departing Chief Executive Officer Paul Otellini, needs a candidate with credentials internal contenders lack: a record of success in the market for mobile-device semiconductors. The world's largest chipmaker said yesterday that it named Chief Operating Officer Brian Krzanich, Chief Financial...
Meet The Early Favorites To Take Over Intel, A $100 Billion Company (INTC)

Jack Tramiel Remembered: The Legacy of the Commodore Founder and PC Pioneer

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Quite a few people have been retroactively credited with the invention of the personal computer. One man who never claimed credit himself, but who would certainly be listed among Bill Gates, Steve Jobs, Clive Sinclair, Adam Osborne, and John Roach as original creators of the personal computer industry is Jack...
Jack Tramiel Remembered: The Legacy of the Commodore Founder and PC Pioneer

Mail.Ru CEO Dmitry Grishin's robotics investment firm puts $250k in RobotAppStore (Interview)

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Grishin Robotics, the personal robotics fund kickstarted by Mail.Ru Group co-founder and CEO Dmitry Grishin, has pumped $250,000 into RobotAppStore, an open, online marketplace for robotics applications. The investment firm had earlier backed Y Combinator graduate Double Robotics with the exact same amount. In both cases, detailed terms of the...
Mail.Ru CEO Dmitry Grishin's robotics investment firm puts $250k in RobotAppStore (Interview)

Online highs are old as the net: the first e-commerce was a drugs deal | Mike Power

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Ever since the 1970s, drug users have employed chemistry and telecommunications to stay several steps ahead of the lawNews in this year's Global Drugs Survey that internet drug dealing was on the rise will have alarmed, surprised or intrigued many people. But the very first thing bought and sold on...
Online highs are old as the net: the first e-commerce was a drugs deal | Mike Power

Nvidia Confirms Departure of Mobile-Chip Chief

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Nvidia, a chip maker that grew up around the personal-computer industry, has made some headway lately in moving its technology into newer-wave mobile devices. But the man who spearheaded that effort has quietly departed....
Nvidia Confirms Departure of Mobile-Chip Chief

Intel's answer to iPad's ARM processors sees delays due to power management software

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  A new report by Bloomberg, citing unnamed inside sources, revealed Intel’s software for a new processor, codenamed “Clover Trail,” which would give the iPad’s ARM processors a run for their money while preserving battery life in Windows 8-based tablets, is reportedly running into delays.   According to Bloomberg:   Intel...
Intel's answer to iPad's ARM processors sees delays due to power management software

Dell Makes Case to Go Private in Grim Filing

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Dell described bleak prospects for its business and the personal computer industry as it laid out its most comprehensive case for accepting a $24.4 billion offer to go private....
Dell Makes Case to Go Private in Grim Filing

Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore

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TAIPEI (Reuters) - Intel Corp is ramping up its efforts to have more of its chips used in mobile devices, a market it was initially slow to respond to, as officials said on Monday they expect more than 30 tablets using its processors hitting the market this year. Samsung Electronics...
Intel Claims It's Not Getting Completely Clobbered In The Tablet Market Anymore
Analyst fears PC sales may decline 'for years to come'
For The Year Ending In June, Apple's Mac Outgrew PC by 7x, Now #1 Desktop And Notebook
The threat of Macs switching from x86 to ARM

MS-DOS wasn't stolen, new forensic analysis concludes

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This might be the tech world’s version of being cleared by DNA evidence. A forensic analysis conducted for the latest issue of IEEE Spectrum magazine appears to have answered one of the biggest mysteries of the PC era: Was the landmark MS-DOS operating system that Bill Gates and Microsoft licensed...
MS-DOS wasn't stolen, new forensic analysis concludes
An App Store for Your Roomba? Look Up in The Cloud, It's the Future of Personal Robotics

Samsung exec: Windows 8 failed to 'bolster PC demand'

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A senior executive in Samsung has declared that Windows 8 has failed to "bolster demand for PCs." Jun Dong-soo, president of Samsung's memory chip division, told reporters that, while Windows 8 has made little headway, he also believes the personal computer industry will not be rebounding anytime soon.......
Samsung exec: Windows 8 failed to 'bolster PC demand'

Cloud Leaves Some Tech Giants Seeking a Silver Lining

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Some companies that powered the personal computer industry are notably absent from advances in cloud computing....
Cloud Leaves Some Tech Giants Seeking a Silver Lining

Microsoft Admits Risk in Tablet Plans

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In an annual report, Microsoft finally conceded something that has been rather obvious to anyone with a rudimentary understanding of the personal computer industry. Microsoft acknowledges that its Surface tablet computers could weaken support for Windows among Microsoft's partners in the PC business....
Microsoft Admits Risk in Tablet Plans

Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

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Lenovo Group Ltd. is setting its sights on new business areas such as servers and the market for smartphones in the developed world, its chief executive said, even as it sticks by a vision of promise in the troubled personal-computer industry. In an interview on Thursday, Lenovo Chief Executive Yang...
Lenovo Plans Push in Servers and Storage, CEO Says

Intel Reports Earnings Today, Facing Lots of Big Questions

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Chip giant Intel will be reporting quarterly earnings today after markets close for trading in New York. The report is coming amid a moment of high uncertainty for Intel. For one thing, there are questions about CEO succession. Current CEO Paul Otellini (pictured) surprised everyone in November when he announced...
Intel Reports Earnings Today, Facing Lots of Big Questions

H-P, Microsoft Hit by PC Worries

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The fallout from two research reports signaling the rapid deterioration of the personal-computer industry touched Hewlett Packard and Microsoft on Thursday, as investors punished two of the companies with the most at stake....
H-P, Microsoft Hit by PC Worries
Intel Scores A Huge Win, Will Build Chips For A High-End Samsung Tablet

Nvidia Confirms Departure of Mobile-Chip Chief

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Nvidia, a chip maker that grew up around the personal-computer industry, has made some headway lately in moving its technology into newer-wave mobile devices. But the man who spearheaded that effort has quietly departed. Mike Rayfield, general manager of Nvidia’s mobile business unit, resigned effective Aug. 24 to take a...
Nvidia Confirms Departure of Mobile-Chip Chief

5 steps to prepare your geek child for college

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Frank Catalano As caps and gowns are returned for deposits while freshmen are readying to be deposited this fall in the college of their parents’ choice, it’s time to do some preparation. Not just for any new college student. For the geek college student. When I was preparing to send...
5 steps to prepare your geek child for college

An Early Look At Windows 8 Baffles Consumers (MSFT)

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NEW YORK (AP) -- The release of Microsoft's Windows 8 operating system is a week away, and consumers are in for a shock. Windows, used in one form or another for a generation, is getting a completely different look that will force users to learn new ways to get things...
An Early Look At Windows 8 Baffles Consumers (MSFT)

There Were Plenty Of Windows 8 Devices At CES, But Microsoft Wasn't There To Promote Them (MSFT)

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LAS VEGAS (AP) -- Microsoft may have relinquished its starring role in America's gaudiest gadget show a year too early. After 13 straight years in the spotlight, Microsoft's decision to scale back its presence at this week's International CES deprived the software maker of a prime opportunity to explain and...
There Were Plenty Of Windows 8 Devices At CES, But Microsoft Wasn't There To Promote Them (MSFT)

Shares of PC Companies and Their Suppliers Whacked on Sales Decline

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By all indications it’s going to be a rough day on the stock market for any company exposed to the personal computer business. Yesterday’s reports from the market research firms IDC and Gartner showed conclusively what pretty much anyone paying attention had already suspected intuitively, that the bottom has finally...
Shares of PC Companies and Their Suppliers Whacked on Sales Decline

THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)

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The Microsoft Investor is a daily report from SAI. Sign up here to receive it by email. MSFT Up With Markets The market is up as March PPI was flat and core inflation beat numbers. Shares of MSFT are up with the rest of tech. Upcoming events include calendar first...
THE MICROSOFT INVESTOR: Is Microsoft's Mobile Strategy Dead On Arrival? (MSFT)
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