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Yahoo to lay off 2,000 employees
— 9:42 AM on April 4, 2012

After giving CEO Carol Bartz the boot (via phone call) last year, Yahoo is now gearing up to let go another 2,000 employees. The...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Mozilla shows Firefox-on-Metro progress
— 12:20 PM on April 3, 2012

Last month, we told you all about Mozilla's plans for a Metro version of Firefox. Now, Mozilla's Brian Bondy has updated his blog...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Intel 'strongly encouraging' touch-enabled ultrabooks
— 9:44 AM on April 3, 2012

Could ultrabooks with touch screens start to flood the market later this year? Intel was showing off just such a system at its CeBIT...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Rumor: Some Haswell CPUs to have 64MB onboard memory
— 5:11 PM on April 2, 2012

We've been hearing for some time that Haswell, the successor to Intel's Ivy Bridge processor, will feature much-improved integrated graphics, but details have been...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Two more AMD execs jump ship
— 2:57 PM on April 2, 2012

AMD seems to be shedding executives at a frightening pace lately. On the heels of Emilio Ghilardi's departure less than two months ago, two...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Internet Explorer is gaining share again
— 11:56 AM on April 2, 2012

After many months of slow decline at the hands of Firefox and Chrome, Internet Explorer might be starting to gain popularity again. The latest...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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Friday night topic: the online privacy apocalypse is upon us
— 5:19 PM on March 30, 2012

I have to admit, I generally start to roll my eyes and tune out whenever a certain brand of Linux-loving, introverted geek starts lecturing about...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

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Google Drive rumored to offer 5GB of free storage in April
— 12:51 PM on March 30, 2012

Google has long been rumored to be working on a Dropbox-like cloud storage solution. Last month, the Wall Street Journal said the so-called Google...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Internet

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HP Folio 13 ultrabook drops to $798 at Walmart
— 9:38 AM on March 30, 2012

The ultrabook price war continues. The latest offensive comes from the HP camp, which is now offering its Folio 13 ultrabook for a scant...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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$169 Kindle Fire said to be in the cards
— 6:00 AM on March 30, 2012

If you thought Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire was a bargain, you might be pleasantly surprised later this year. Quoting "industry sources," the folks at DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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The death of the Apple tax
— 11:05 PM on March 29, 2012

The old adage says there are only two certainties in this world: death and taxes. Steve Jobs proved that not even the Reality Distortion...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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Rumor: Fiberglass Acer ultrabook on track for April or May
— 6:00 AM on March 29, 2012

If you had an eye on industry rumors last year, you might have heard about Acer's upcoming 15" fiberglass ultrabook, which was purportedly due...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing

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Updated: Judge denies Hasbro's injuction request against Asus
— 6:00 AM on March 28, 2012

As The Verge reports, a federal district court judge has denied Hasbro's request for an injunction that would have prevented the sale of Asus'...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Windows blocks IMs with links to The Pirate Bay
— 9:34 AM on March 27, 2012

I suppose this counts as a new kind of copy protection. Or is it malware protection? According to The Register, Microsoft has confirmed that it...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

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IHS: Intel's semiconductor revenue share on the rise
— 9:29 AM on March 26, 2012

With all of those iPads and ARM-powered handsets flooding the market, you might think Intel's slice of global semiconductor sales is on a downward trend....

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Storage Miscellaneous

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Nvidia CEO: Intel should make ARM chips for other firms
— 10:09 AM on March 23, 2012

Intel has always been ahead of the curve on chip manufacturing, introducing new and finer fabrication processes sometimes years before the competition. So, what if...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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13-inch Toshiba tablet prototype spotted
— 10:56 AM on March 22, 2012

Toshiba's latest Excite tablet is painfully underwhelming. Sure, it's marginally thinner than Apple's iPads. The 10" display has a reasonable 1280x800 resolution, and there...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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GlobalFoundries: 32-nm yields improved, AMD on board at 28 nm
— 6:00 AM on March 22, 2012

It's no secret that GlobalFoundries' 32-nm yields didn't start out so great. AMD went on record blaming the company for poor A-series APU supply...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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