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iPad finds a place in the enterprise

The iPad is emerging as a tool for many enterprise users to access e-mail, calendar and corporate documents.

Google, Samsung announced Nexus S smartphone

Samsung Electronics and Google on Monday announced the Nexus S smartphone, which will come with Android 2.3.

Samsung releases faster memory for smartphones, tablets

Samsung has developed a fast version of low-power memory that could help speed up applications in tablets and smartphones.

Cisco's Cius business tablet to ship in March

Cisco's Cius tablet is being tested and will ship in March.

Dell offers to replace flawed Venue Pro handsets

Dell on Thursday acknowledged that some of its recently shipped Venue Pro smartphones have issues relating to Wi-Fi connectivity and mislabeled batteries.

Toshiba ships one of the first dual-core tablets

Toshiba has started shipping its Folio 100 tablet with a 10.1-inch screen in Europe.

Consumers have iPad alternatives to consider

After facing virtually no competition for months after releasing the iPad, Apple's dominant market share faces a challenge as consumers consider purchasing tablets that could be viable iPad alternatives.

HP's Slate 500 tablet goes on sale for $800

HP on Friday announced its highly anticipated Slate 500 tablet, which is targeted at businesses.

Intel attacking new markets with investments

Intel said manufacturing investments totaling $6 billion to $8 billion will help the company target new markets.

HP updates mobile platform with webOS 2.0

HP announced WebOS 2.0, and said it will first go into the Palm Pre 2.

Intel posts increased profit, sees bright future

Intel reported an increase in quarterly profits on Tuesday, brushing off weakness in the consumer market and predicting "healthy worldwide demand for computing products."

Microsoft announces Windows Phone 7 launch partners

Microsoft announced the Windows Phone 7 OS for handheld devices on Monday, taking a step forward in the company's efforts to strengthen its position in the smartphone market.

Google TV highlighted on Logitech's new companion box

Logitech on Wednesday launched Revue, a set-top box that highlights the capabilities of the Google TV platform.

Intel tool will convert iPhone apps to run on Intel chips

Intel will provide a tool to help port iPhone apps to handsets and tablets with Intel chips.

Tablet, phone app developers face multicore challenge

Writing apps for devices like tablets and smartphones could become challenging as mobile chips gain CPUs and hardware accelerators.