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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

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Release roundup: An IPS panel, roomy tower case, and more
— 4:50 PM on September 2, 2011

This week in our roundup of miscellaneous release announcements: high-capacity solid-state drives from Corsair, a full-tower case from Lian-Li, and a 24" professional display from...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Displays Input devices

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Thermaltake adds more features to Meka mechanical keyboard
— 9:50 AM on August 31, 2011

Thermaltake has expanded its line of mechanical-switch keyboards with a new model that piles on extra features for gamers. Like the rest of...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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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

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Once a pirate...
— 9:32 PM on August 28, 2011

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac Personal tech

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So long, sort of, and thanks for all the tech
— 12:16 PM on August 26, 2011

Steve Jobs retired on Wednesday. Kind of. Well, not really. He stepped down as CEO of Apple but remains as Chairman of the Board and...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mac

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Release roundup: Outlaws, sentries, and clicky keyboards
— 5:16 PM on August 25, 2011

Although the summer lull is still in full force, our inbox has collected a decent number of announcements from various hardware makers this week. Today,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Cooling Memory Input devices

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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

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WSJ reflects on Apple after Jobs, looks back at his influence
— 10:40 AM on August 25, 2011

The news of Steve Jobs' resignation from Apple's CEO spot late yesterday was a possibility we've seen coming for years, given Jobs' apparent ongoing...

Type: News story Tags: Mac

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Steve Jobs steps down as Apple's CEO
— 6:32 PM on August 24, 2011

Yep, you read that right. As of this afternoon, Steve Jobs is no longer Apple's Chief Executive Officer. Jobs submitted his resignation to the...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Microsoft building native USB 3.0 support into Windows 8
— 6:00 AM on August 23, 2011

Getting those blue USB ports on your motherboard to work should be much simpler next year. According to the Building Windows 8 blog on MSDN,...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Input devices Operating systems Windows

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New Logitech gaming mouse plays nicely with either hand
— 2:05 PM on August 22, 2011

The world of PC gaming mice can be, well, a little discriminatory. Most rodents are shaped with right-handed users in mind, leaving few options...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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Researchers integrating solar cells into LCD filters
— 9:46 AM on August 16, 2011

LCD displays are notorious power wasters and a huge source of battery drain in mobile devices. What if they could collect energy instead of...

Type: News story Tags: Displays Mobile computing

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Release roundup: Motherboards, mice, and more
— 3:55 PM on August 12, 2011

This week in the realm of miscellaneous hardware releases, we've got news from BitFenix, Gigabyte, Silicon Power, and SteelSeries.

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Cases Storage Input devices

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Deal of the week: SSDs, PSUs, and an LCD with a VA panel
— 2:25 PM on August 12, 2011

We have an interesting mix of deals for you this week, starting with something you might expect: an SSD. 120GB versions of Intel's

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Displays

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Rat 7 gaming mouse gets Albino upgrade
— 11:40 AM on August 11, 2011

White is the new black, not only for PC enclosures, but also for other components and accessories. I'm not sure about this next...

Type: News story Tags: Input devices

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New spec to boost USB power to 100W
— 12:38 PM on August 10, 2011

Version 3.0 of the USB standard has already brought a much-needed upgrade in bandwidth from 480Mb/s to 5Gb/s. That's probably quick enough for most...

Type: News story Tags: Power

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More monitor makers using IPS tech in desktop LCDs
— 10:49 AM on August 8, 2011

IPS panels have become increasingly common in tablets, and it looks like their popularity might rub off on desktop displays. DigiTimes is reporting...

Type: News story Tags: Displays

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