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posted in March 2011
Java and Python software development kits get upgraded as Google refreshes its platform-as-a-service offering.
The formal complaint with European Union regulators says Google is not playing fair in capturing the lion's share of ad revenue from search.
Facebook is the target as the company builds a social network around search results that lets people share recommendations for websites and online advertisers.
Feature provides more ways for developers to make money, combats piracy, and reduces the number of apps in the online store.
Baran helped develop key technology for the modern Internet and went on to launch seven companies, five of which went public.
James Gosling comes aboard as his former employer, Oracle, battles Google over the use of Java in Android.
The programmable logic semiconductor designer notched one of the largest venture capital rounds ever for a private chip company.
The ThinkStation E30 and ThinkCentre M81 are targeted at creative, engineering, and financial professionals.
The Intel Xeon-based Altix UV runs Microsoft's Windows Server 2008 R2 for more demanding business intelligence and other large-scale workloads.
Forrester Research finds much less support for allowing employees to bring their own PCs to work.
Software revenue increased 19% from a year ago, reaching $6 billion, and gross margins for the hardware business Oracle acquired when it bought Sun Microsystems reached 55% in the most recent quarter.
Smartphone and tablet makers will be able to make thinner and lighter mobile devices using the smaller faster memory chips.
Internet Explorer has nothing to fear, even though Mozilla's upgraded Web browser has been downloaded more than 10 million times since it was first made available.
Big Blue claims the standardized approach to server, storage, service desk, and unified communication projects can reduce the time of deployment and reduce management costs.
The 14-inch Mobile Monitor weighs only 2.8 pounds and is powered by a USB connection for maximum portability.
The Integrity NonStop BladeSystem NB54000c includes the hardware, middleware, database, and HP-UX operating environment to run a business application out of the box, says HP.
The high-density PowerEdge systems pack many server nodes into a single chassis and are designed for use in public or private clouds.
Major wafer suppliers Shin-Etsu and MEMC have stopped production in Japan to assess damages from the earthquake.
Increased ordering by electronics manufacturers seeking to bolster inventory in the face an anticipated scarcity are prompting wide swings in pricing on the cash-driven spot market, according to iSuppli.
My Book Studio Edition II storage system for the Mac adds a third more storage; the drive ships with software and instructions to reformat for Windows.
Apple's iPad 2 and other electronic devices are vulnerable to potential supply chain disruptions resulting from damage to Japan's infrastructure, according to iSuppli.
The graphics-enabled microprocessors that Intel and AMD launched this year are expected to rapidly gain market share, shipping in 83% of laptops and 76% of desktops by 2014, IHS iSuppli says.
To lower the total cost of ownership, the computers include security and management options that leverage Intel's new vPro technology for businesses.
Xeon and Atom processors introduced for the low-power servers gaining traction in Internet companies' data centers.
The Quadro 2000D offers as much as 12-bit grayscale for showing the most subtle abnormalities in diagnostic images, Nvidia said.
Overall spending on IT hardware by small and midsize businesses increased 18% to $38 billion last year, reaching pre-recession levels, reported NPD Group.
Intel plans to use the Egyptian company's technology to boost its products for 4G LTE wireless networks, as well as other communication standards.
Nanotube technology invented by University of Illinois engineers holds promise for significantly extending battery life in mobile devices.
Damage to fabrication plants in Japan, home to more than a fifth of worldwide semiconductor production in 2010, is likely to cause shortages and price swings.
The world's largest computer maker is looking to leverage the millions of PCs it sells every year to build a huge platform that will prove attractive to app developers.
Nvidia shipments were down 6.2% in 2010 and AMD saw growth of 12.6% while all other card makers fell 44%, as less-expensive technologies took the place of graphics cards in lower-end PCs, John Peddie Research reported.
The X220 laptop can get up to 24 hours of battery life and the tablet 16 hours with an optional external battery pad.
The mid-priced OmniPro 110 offers a choice of three operating systems: Windows 7, RedFlag Linux, and FreeDOS.
The 10-inch, dual-boot ViewPad tablet runs an Intel Atom processor and has two USB ports for a keyboard and mouse.
The computer maker will start shipping laptops with the latest Intel Core processors next week, launching a complete refresh of its consumer PCs.
The 13.3-inch mobile PC runs Intel's new Core i5 or i7 Sandy Bridge processors and has an optional sheet battery that doubles the system's power life to 15 hours.
Laptops with the second-generation Core i3, i5, and i7 business chips can be disabled remotely using text messages in the event of theft.
By making its telepresence technology cheaper and easier to integrate with businesses and service providers, the networking company is hoping to entice more customers.
With Internet Explorer 9 nearing launch and developers clamoring for HTML 5, the software maker is hoping the countdown will quicken the browser's extinction.
The plug-in make it possible to move a virtual machine from the data center to Amazon's Elastic Compute Cloud.
Gartner has lowered its worldwide PC shipment forecast for 2011 from a 15% to a 10% increase from last year as tablets take market share from low-end laptops and netbooks.
Acquiring the 89% of Aster Data Systems it doesn't already own, expands the company's data analysis capabilities to social networks and other Web communities.
A newer version of Super Micro Computer's server running Intel's forthcoming 10-core Xeons will be released later this year.
HP, Dell, Sun, and Fujitsu trailed IBM in server revenue for the fourth quarter of 2010; Big Blue captured more than a third of the $15 billion market according to IDC.