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IBM One Step Closer to Quantum Computing

IBM's researchers have set records for conducting error-free, basic computations with the use of microfabrication techniques to create the superconducting chips.

The Tablet Transition

While the tablet won't be replacing the laptop anytime soon, tablets continue to improve their usability.

Windows 8 on ARM Details Emerge

Microsoft on Thursday provided a lot of clarification about what to expect with Windows 8 on ARM, also known as "WOA."

ITC Attorney: Barnes & Noble Did Not Infringe Microsoft Patents

Microsoft's patent infringement claims against Barnes & Noble did not convince an attorney at the U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC), according to a Bloomberg interview.

Microsoft Narrows Its Barnes & Noble Lawsuit

Microsoft on Thursday dropped one legal claim in a dispute with Barnes & Noble over alleged intellectual property infringements associated with the use of Android.

Court Denies B&N's Claims of 'Patent Misuse' by Microsoft

Microsoft this week confirmed a legal setback for Barnes & Noble in an intellectual property dispute associated with Android use.

Kinect for Windows 1.0 Released Today

Microsoft's motion-sensor peripheral for the Xbox 360 is now available for Windows-based PCs.

Bloated Software Woes

This month Doug looks back at the good ole' days of software -- and how tablets may bring it all back.

Using Your Laptop Abroad

When traveling overseas, your laptop adapter won't be enough. Here are some tips to keep in mind for those world travelers.

Apple's Presence in the Enterprise Growing

According to Apple's Q1 earnings report, the company's iPhones, iPads and even Mac computers are making significant inroads in the enterprise.

Dell Unveils 200-VM Server for Private Clouds

Dell added to its partnership with Microsoft (and VMware) on "private cloud" technologies by announcing a new hardware product designed to host as many as 200 virtual machines.

Apple Q1 Earnings Show Record iPad and iPhone Sales

Apple today reported soaring first-quarter earnings results, based on its sales of iPhones, iPads and Macintosh computers.

Windows 8 Secure Boot Controversy Refuses To Die

A "secure boot" feature that Microsoft will require of computer makers with Windows 8 continues to draw controversy.

CES 2012 Tech Wrap Up: The Good, The Bad and the Weird

With CES in the books for 2012, we present you with some of the winners, losers and head scratchers of the show.

Microsoft Bracing for Continual PC Sales Decline

According to Microsoft officials, sales of PCs may have fallen more drastically than analyst predictions and that the decline will continue in the coming quarters.

CES Keynote: Ballmer Sees 'New Magic' in Microsoft Metro UI

It was supposed to be Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer's final shining moment at the 2012 Consumer Electronics Show.

CES 2012: Windows Version of Kinect Lands February 1

Along with the retail version of Kinect for Windows arriving on Feb. 1 (for $249), a free commercial software development kit (SDK) will also be available for download.

CES 2012: Windows Phone 7-Powered HTC Titan II Announced

According to AT&T, the phone carrier will carry the HTC Titan II with the Windows Phone OS in the next few months.

Windows 8 on x86 Tablets Rumored for This Summer

PC builders Acer and Lenovo are rumored to be planning tablets running Windows 8 on Intel's x86 "Clover Trail" system-on-chip (SoC) silicon for appearance as early as June or July, according to a media report.

Nokia Windows Phones To Arrive in U.S. Markets Next Month

The U.S. debut of Nokia smartphones will happen on Jan. 11, 2012.

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