The agency promoting China's wireless encryption standard has accused a US engineers' group of waging a conspiracy that led a global organization to reject the Chinese system. China made the accusation in its appeal against the International
With the spinning hard disk drive gone, there is absolutely no noise. In addition, the SSD can withstand twice the impact force of a traditional hard drive, offers 300% faster reads (53MB/sec)
Wal-Mart Stores Inc. will start selling build-your-own-computer components in more than one-third of its U.S. discount stores this month as it looks for ways to tempt shoppers to buy more than just low-margin food.
Seagate Technology LLC is beefing up the capacity of its hard disk drives to a whopping 750 gigabytes, offering consumers of digital media more storage for their computers than ever before. [Price drop on all the rest.]
Computer shipments rose at a faster-than-expected 13 percent worldwide in the first quarter, and the No. 1 PC maker, Dell Inc., lost ground to rivals. Worldwide growth continued to outpace gains in the United States, where IDC reported a 5.3 percent
In this era of easy ad skipping with TiVo-like video recorders, could television viewers one day be forced to watch commercials with a system that prevents channel switching?
Intel Corp. is expected to show a 35% drop in profit when it reports quarterly results next week, as the world's biggest chipmaker lost more market share to rival Advanced Micro Devices Inc. Intel, based in Santa Clara, California, is expected to
In an effort to boost the level of data security on portable computers, cell phones and other gadgets, IBM Corp. is unveiling a method for injecting encryption capabilities into the heart of the machines' circuitry. Encryption circuitry integrate
Scientists have created a magnetism-manipulating tool suited to building molecular computers. The development was touted as a step toward making computers based on the spin of electrons and atoms.
"This new version of Bluetooth technology will meet the high-speed demands of synchronizing and transferring large amounts of data as well as enabling high quality video and audio applications for portable devices, multi-media projectors and tel
As expected, hackers have found a way to run Microsoft Corp.'s Windows XP operating system on new Macintosh computers, winning an ad hoc contest and a $13,854 cash prize to boot. Or, make that dual-boot—the way to make a computer switch between t
Sony will put off the release of its much awaited PlayStation 3 console until November. Issues over the finalization of copy protection technology related to the Blu-ray disc drive were the cause for the delay. The delay would allow for the latest HD
Never mind worrying about hackers stealing your password. A security researcher with the Finnish military has shown how people could steal your fingerprint, by taking advantage of an omission in Microsoft's Fingerprint Reader, a PC authentication
The Mac Mini became the latest Apple offering to make the transition to Intel-built processors today, as Apple announced two new versions of the slimmed-down desktop. Apple claims the new systems deliver performance up to four times faster than pred
IBM researchers say they have found a way to shrink microprocessors and other silicon chips by more than two thirds without requiring fundamentally more expensive process technologies.
The advance potentially clears one of the biggest hurdles facing the progress of Moore's Law, the observation of Gordon E. Moore, a co-founder of the Intel Corporation, that the density of chips doubles roughly every two years
The IBM chip will be a new challenger to graphic chip makers ATI Technologies Inc., Nvidia Corp. and semiconductor giant Intel Corp., which compete against each other in various segments of the computing and electronic devices market.
IBM Corp. said it had developed new chipmaking methods that will allow its upcoming Power6 computer processor to run twice as fast as current versions. A process to alter how silicon behaves by placing a layer of insulator underneath a layer of silic
Intel Corp. has made the world's first microchip using tiny new manufacturing methods made fingernail-sized memory chips etched with 1 billion transistors that are only 45 nanometers wide. "It will pack about two times as many transistors pe
The Intel Core Duo and a whole new architecture give iMac up to twice the horsepower it had previously. Coupled with the ATI Radeon X1600 graphics processor and the Mac OS X operating system, iMac will run all your software, fast.
Chips can process multiple inputs at the same time in the same device. "With quantum mechanics, an object can be in two places at the same time, as long as you don't look at it," he said. The quantum computer architecture can store quan
Wireless networks may be convenient to set up, but wired ethernet has always been faster. Now a new generation of Wi-Fi products is challenging ethernet's superiority for high-bandwidth apps.
Kurt Peterson knows how to pick his Wi-Fi. "I go anywhere I can get it for free," he says. "Why should I pay? Enough people do it for free."
The discs, developed by InPhase Technologies, based in Colorado, US, hold 300 gigabytes of data and can be used to read and write data 10 times faster than a normal DVD. The company, along with Japanese partner Hitachi Maxell announced earlier in Nov
A robust, simple laptop that will cost just $100 - about £60 - aimed at helping schoolchildren in the developing world enter the internet age.
A consortium of cable operators including Comcast, Cox Communications, and Time Warner are close to an agreement to sell cellular services using the wireless network of Sprint-Nextel would give cable operators a step up in battling phone companies.
Apple’s Power Macs now feature dual-core 2.0GHz and 2.3GHz PowerPC chips from IBM. There’s also a dual-core, dual-processor 2.5GHz model, which Apple is touting as the Power Mac G5 Quad.
EFF researchers have cracked a code which allows the US Secret Service to track information from Xerox DocuColor printers. And they believe similar codes may also feature on printers made by Canon, Epson, HP, IBM and Dell, among others
Adding intrigue to the situation, the Cupertino company is expected to make a big announcement in San Jose today, which many are speculating may be the long-awaited video version of its popular iPod music player.
"We are here to deliver on the multi-core promise. Today is just the beginning," said Kirk Skaugen, general manager of Intel’s server platforms group, at a news conference on Monday. "The world’s proven technology leader is now deliver