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Thailand floods will hurt overall PC shipments

Widespread flooding in Thailand will directly impact PC markets in the first half of next year, with worldwide shipments dropping by up to 20 percent

HP Touchpad on sale again, this time for developers

Hewlett-Packard has put its TouchPad tablet on sale again, this time to WebOS developers with qualifying coupons for purchase of the discounted tablet.

HP will keep its PC division

Hewlett-Packard has decided to keep its PC division after the company talked in recent weeks about spinning it off.

Former Apple exec Papermaster joins AMD

Advanced Micro Devices has appointed former Apple iPhone development chief Mark Papermaster as chief technology officer, where he will take charge of developing AMD's future microprocessors and hardware.

Samsung, Micron back new memory type to challenge DDR3

Samsung Electronics and Micron Technology on Thursday announced the creation of a consortium around a new low-power memory called Hybrid Memory Cube, which could...

A look at Steve Jobs's life and times

IDG News Service takes a look at the life of Steve Jobs, who passed away Wednesday at the age of 56.

Buyers hope for a sub-$300 Amazon tablet

Amazon is expected to announce its first tablet at a press event in New York on Wednesday, and some potential buyers said they might be interested if the device features a sub-$300 price tag.

Intel: Mac Thunderbolt ports will support optical cables

Thunderbolt ports on Apple's current Macintosh computers will be compatible with upcoming fiber optic cables, which should be ready by next year.

Intel runs PC on CPU powered by solar cell

Intel on Thursday showed an experimental low-power processor the size of a postage stamp that could run PCs on solar power.

Intel announces new 710 series enterprise SSDs

Intel on Wednesday announced the new 710 series solid-state drives, which the company is pitching as a replacement to hard drives in enterprise servers.

Intel: Thunderbolt with fiber optics years away

Intel's Thunderbolt high-speed interconnect technology, which shuffles data between PCs and devices like displays and external storage, could be years away from getting optical technology, an Intel executive said this week.

Servers with new Intel Xeon E5 chips due early 2012

Servers with new Xeon E5 chips based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture will become available early next year, Intel officials announced.

Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

Pricing of RAM to plunge, analyst says

The price of DDR3 memory used in laptops, desktops and servers will drop over the next two months as memory companies try to clear out excess inventory.

What challenges does Tim Cook's Apple face?

Steve Jobs is no longer Apple CEO. So what challenges face its new leader, Tim Cook? We spoke to analysts, Apple-watchers, and business experts to find out.