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Yahoo board ousts Carol Bartz as CEO
— 6:00 AM on September 7, 2011

In January 2009, Yahoo announced that Carol Bartz would replace co-founder Jerry Yang as CEO. Bartz boldly vowed to make sure Yahoo got some...

Type: News story Tags: Miscellaneous Internet

Zotac's Zbox Nano AD10 Plus nettop
— 7:59 AM on August 31, 2011

Zotac's Zbox Nano AD10 puts AMD's Brazos platform quite literally in the palm of your hand. Join us for a closer look at...

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems

The Pirate Bay founders start file hosting service
— 9:54 AM on August 30, 2011

The folks behind infamous torrent site The Pirate Bay have a new venture, and it's reportedly legit. TorrentFreak has the skinny on BayFiles,...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Slashdot editor-in-chief CmdrTaco resigns
— 11:34 AM on August 25, 2011

First Steve, now Rob. Slashdot co-founder and news-for-nerds visionary Rob "CmdrTaco" Malda has announced his resignation from the site. Malda doesn't say...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Acer teases cheap ultrabook, downplays tablets
— 6:00 AM on August 25, 2011

Looks like Acer has been getting chatty—and in the wake of its first quarterly loss in a decade, who could blame it? DigiTimes

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

Samsung denies interest in HP's PC business... kinda
— 3:57 PM on August 24, 2011

So much for that rumor about Samsung potentially gearing up to buy HP's PC business. The Korean mega-conglomerate has moved swiftly to quell the...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Controller round-up seeks fastest USB 3.0 solution
— 10:44 AM on August 24, 2011

USB 3.0 was a long time coming, and it finally seems to be taking hold. Blue SuperSpeed ports can be found on a range...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets Storage

Samsung tipped to buy HP's PC business
— 9:22 AM on August 23, 2011

Last week, HP made the curious decision to announce the impending sale of its PC business without naming a buyer. It's no surprise, then, to...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

Selling HP's PC business may not be easy
— 4:03 PM on August 19, 2011

Now that the whole world knows HP intends to rid itself of its PC business, the small matter of actually finding a buyer for...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

HP confirms: looking to ditch PC division, nix WebOS devices
— 2:53 PM on August 18, 2011

Well, that story went from rumor to confirmed in record time. Not long after Bloomberg reported it, HP has officially confirmed that...

Type: News story Tags: Systems Mobile computing

Bloomberg: HP set to spin off PC division
— 1:50 PM on August 18, 2011

Bloomberg is reporting that HP intends to spin off its PC division. This, according to "people with direct knowledge of the matter," comes...

Type: News story Tags: Systems

TR's back-to-school system guide
— 2:23 PM on August 15, 2011

In this edition of the guide, we've freshened up our base builds and added a $700 dorm PC for folks heading to college this fall.

Type: Feature article Tags: Systems Workstations

Gigabyte X79 board lends credence to cut-down chipset rumors
— 11:14 AM on August 11, 2011

Despite everyone at Computex talking about Intel's upcoming Sandy Bridge E processors arriving in the August/September timeframe alongside X79 motherboards, the rumor mill has

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Chipsets

FCC report examines broadband ISP performance
— 12:04 PM on August 3, 2011

The FCC has published a report (PDF) on the performance of wired broadband in the US. In addition to comparing sustained upload and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Browser IQ survey branded a hoax
— 10:17 AM on August 3, 2011

You know that survey about IE users having lower IQs? Well, funny thing... the folks over at the BBC did a little sleuthing, and...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Survey alleges IE users have lower IQs
— 5:19 PM on July 29, 2011

Is there a correlation between choice of web browsers and intelligence? Yes, says AptiQuant, a self-described "Psychometric Consulting company" based here in Vancouver. The firm...

Type: News story Tags: Internet Software

Hotmail to require better passwords
— 1:59 PM on July 18, 2011

People can't be trusted—especially when it comes to PC security. Regardless of how many times they've been warned against such actions, some folks continue...

Type: News story Tags: Internet

Friday night topic: How the Internet changed your life
— 5:28 PM on July 15, 2011

In the mid-90s, I was in grad school, on the path to a second degree in the study of religion, when the burgeoning commercial Internet...

Type: News story Tags: Internet