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  • Apple-IBM products in November? Not quite

    IBM appears likely to launch the first products of its mobile partnership with Apple in December, a bit later than Apple CEO Tim Cook had predicted last month.

  • First robot, networked tablets head to West Africa to fight Ebola

    The first robot and networked tablets are making their way today to an Ebola treatment unit in Liberia, where they will give aid workers their first chance at sharing data about the deadly outbreak.

  • HP's former CEO Carly Fiorina explores GOP presidential run

    Former Hewlett-Packard CEO Carly Fiorina, who has never held public office and was fired from her HP job in 2005, is considering a run for president. And why not?

  • Microsoft Band customers get scrooged even before holidays start

    Three days after saying stock of its new Band smart wristband would be replenished throughout the coming holidays, Microsoft changed course.

  • HP talks cloud delivery options, the importance of OpenStack, how it competes on price

    Bill Hilf, Senior Vice President of Product and Service Management for HP Cloud, brings an interesting perspective to his job given his former role as General Manager of Product Management for Windows Azure, Microsoft's cloud platform. Network World Editor in Chief John Dix and Senior Editor Brandon Butler got Hilf on the line for his big picture view of the importance of OpenStack, why HP recently acquired Eucalyptus, the impetus to compete on price, and the various cloud delivery options customers are pursuing.

  • Big IT vendors mostly mum on commercial drone plans

    Word that the Federal Aviation Administration might take a very hard line on commercial drone use has those with designs on such activity nervous. But as for big enterprise IT vendors, it's really hard to tell what they think because they're keeping any plans in this field very hush-hush.

  • New IBM service shines a light on mobile device and app performance

    With mobile devices rapidly becoming the tools of choice for enterprise work, IBM wants to help IT departments make sure they can serve all users.

  • AMD tablet development stalls as priorities change

    Advanced Micro Devices' interest in tablets has waned as the company restructures operations in an effort to turn around its finances.

  • Prices for 4K monitors sink below $500

    Prices for 4K monitors have dropped below US$500, bringing them within the reach of cost conscious buyers looking to replace 1080p displays.

  • Black Friday: Newegg axes prices on laptops, desktops, tablets and more

    Online retailer Newegg has beaten the Black Friday 2014 rush by revealing deals on brand name laptops, desktops, tablets and other products geared toward both hardcore gamers and everyday tech users.

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    Intel planning thumb-sized PCs for next year

    Intel is shrinking PCs to thumb-sized "compute sticks" that will be out next year.

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    As Moore's Law approaches 50, Intel battling to keep up

    With advances in chip technology, it's becoming more difficult for Intel to keep up with Moore's Law, but the company's CEO says that remains the key baseline when it comes to adding performance and functionality to its processors.

  • IBM offers 'devops' services to speed up enterprises' app development

    IBM has built a team of experts on "devops," a hot, emerging approach to fast enterprise application development, and developed a collection of tools for deploying IT operations to the cloud.

  • Citadel malware now targets password management applications

    Attackers have started using the Citadel Trojan program to steal master passwords for password management applications and other authentication programs.

  • Black Friday: Microsoft slashing Surface, laptop, Xbox prices

    Microsoft has revealed a slew of Black Friday deals, including big cuts intended to move its iPad rival, the Surface Pro 3 tablet.

  • Qualcomm to tap server market with the help of China

    Qualcomm wants to enter the server market, but it won't do it alone, and will tap expertise in China to build the low-power chips.

  • Wozniak still aims to simplify: Now, all of enterprise storage

    The latest bid to simplify data storage comes from a team that includes Steve Wozniak, a guy who knows a thing or two about making technology easier.

  • Walmart brings Black Friday early to iPhone, iPad fans

    Walmart, which already has leaked its Black Friday deals on Apple, Dell, HP and other tech products, just couldn't stand the lull between now and the day after Thanksgiving. So it has started promoting a Pre-Black Friday event for this Friday, Nov. 21, starting at 8am, that will also feature plenty of bargains on electronics.

  • The fate of NASA's supercomputer may depend on Sen. Ted Cruz

    NEW ORLEANS -- Republican control of the Senate means that one the most fanatical climate change deniers in Congress, Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas), is now in line to head the Senate subcommittee that oversees science funding. This is not good news for supercomputing.

  • Coming by 2023, an exascale supercomputer in the U.S.

    NEW ORLEANS -- The U.S. has set 2023 as the target date for producing the next great leap in supercomputing, if its plans aren't thwarted by two presidential and four Congressional elections between now and then.