China Cracks Down On Software Piracy
Inspectors will sweep local and central government computers to combat rampant illegal copying of software and other goods, including DVDs, CDs and apparel.
Apple's 'Kinected' Kitchen
A series of patent and patent application assignments reveal Apple's interest in appliance control systems that combine touch screens and Kinect-style object sensing.
Microsoft Xbox Gets TV Service?
Report says the software maker is contemplating a move that would see it join rivals Google and Apple in the Web-based, interactive television market.
Windows Phone Crushed By Android
Microsoft has not shared sales figures for its newly launched Windows Phone 7 platform, but one retailer says Android is out-selling WP7 15 to 1.
iOS 4.3 To Include 'Daily' Newspaper App Code
News Corp has confirmed that it is working with Apple to deliver an iPad-only digital newspaper called "The Daily." New reports suggest that Apple will need to perform a system update to make it work.
PeeWee PC Unveils Laptop For Children
The $599 Pivot 2.0 convertible tablet has a 10.1-inch rotating touch screen and comes with water-resistant keyboard, slip-resistant grips and security software.
Novell Bought By Attachmate? Really?
Viewed through the prism of tech history, Attachmate acquiring Novell seems strange, but given today's realities, the deal makes sense and could be good for Novell and its customers.
Camera Captures Images Around Corners
MIT prototype, the Femtosecond Transient Imaging system, pulses a laser beam, then computes the time and distance a pixel travels to create a 3D image.
Dell Hybrid Tablet Coming Next Week
The 10-inch Inspiron Duo tablet-netbook, positioned as an iPad competitor, runs a dual-core Atom N550 processor and offers work and entertainment features.
Top 5 Reasons Intel Is Winning And 4 Potential Pitfalls
Wins include the dominance of the Xeon server processor and research into data centers on a chip, while stumbling blocks center on a second-place communications chip business and settling on a potential successor to CEO Paul Otellini.
Microsoft Tops 2010 BI Survey
In a finding that bodes well for Microsoft SQL Server, a new InformationWeek report shows 49% of firms are using the vendor's business intelligence tools.
Samsung's Android Tablet Reviewed
With the debut of its Froyo-based Galaxy Tab Samsung wades into the tablet market, but does Android scale well enough to compete? Our columnist put the Tab through the paces to find out.
PC Processor Sales Slow In Q3
Worldwide sales in the fourth quarter will be "decent," but year-over-year growth in the second half of 2010 will be lower than in the first, according to IDC.
Java Users Urged To Patch
Security researcher Daniel Wesemann says Java exploits are at an all-time high and just as dangerous as other malware.
Xbox Kinect Arrives In UK
Microsoft's highly anticipated hands-free control system is now on sale in England, Wales, Scotland, and Northern Ireland.