Electronic Arts on Tuesday said it has agreed to acquire casual gaming company PopCap Games to expand its portfolio of games for websites and mobile devices such as smartphones and tablets.
Hewlett-Packard on Tuesday said it would release a 4G TouchPad tablet with upgraded hardware, which will be available with AT&T's wireless network.
A week after the HP TouchPad went on sale in the U.S., Hewlett-Packard appointed a new executive to lead the development of its webOS software. Former Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein will take on a broader role in the HP group that makes PCs, tablets and handhelds.
Apple has filed another complaint against HTC with the U.S. International Trade Commission, alleging patent infringement by the Taiwanese smartphone and tablet maker.
IDC raised its tablet shipment forecast for the year due to growing consumer interest in tablets and the introduction of new devices.
Worldwide spending on electronic gaming products will total $74 billion this year, and be driven in the coming years by fast growth in mobile and online games, according to market-research firm Gartner.
Hewlett-Packard announced its "most compact" multifunction laser printer, which prints documents from smartphones and tablets, the company said Tuesday.
Barnes & Noble on Tuesday said it sold three times as many digital books through its website compared to physical books during the fourth fiscal quarter.
Samsung this week announced the Spinpoint M8 internal hard drive with 1TB capacity, which could raise the bar in storage available on laptops.
Market research firm DisplaySearch says shipments of inexpensive tablets from little-known vendors are growing as customers avoid the price of premium tablets such as Apple's iPad.
Apple plans to build a new campus near its existing headquarters with a circular building that looks a spaceship, big enough to house 12,000 employees.
Moves by Seagate and Western Digital to acquire hard-drive companies are being probed by European regulators because of competition concerns.
Hewlett-Packard considered using Intel's Thunderbolt interconnect in new desktop PCs announced Monday, but say it's sticking with USB 3.0 because of wider support.
Tablets based on Intel's first dedicated tablet processor may not be a monster hit among consumers like Apple's iPad, but analysts say they could find adoption in the enterprise.
Apple's possible move from Intel x86 chips to ARM processors for its MacBooks is feasible, but not practical over the next few years because of technical and performance issues, according to analysts.