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Benchmark Tests: Top Laptop Battery Performers

The march forward has been steady enough that it might have gone unnoticed, but the battery life for laptop PCs and other portable devices is getting longer.

Microsoft Charts Long-Term Mobile Strategy With ARM Deal

Licensing deal lets Microsoft customize ARM's architecture.

Report: Tablets To Grab Market Share Over Netbooks

Tablet handheld computers will begin to outsell netbooks in two years in the U.S. market, according to Forrester Research.

New IBM Mainframe a 'Data Center In-a-Box'; Can Manage 100K Virtual Machines Simultaneously

Big Blue's zEnterprise pools RISC and x86-based blades.

Dell Settles $100 Million Financial Fraud Charge

Dell Inc. announced on Thursday that it reached a settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over financial fraud allegations.

Dell Technicians Find Malicious Code on Motherboards

Dell is warning many of its customers of potential malware embedded in a set of server motherboards.

Microsoft Releasing Windows Phone 7 to Developers

Microsoft's Windows Phone engineering team announced yesterday that Windows Phone 7 Series has reached the technical preview stage.

Dell Faces Scrutiny After Court Documents Alleging Deceit Released

Case stems from sales of faulty servers made from May 2003 to July 2005.

Cisco Enters Tablet Market

Cisco Systems is the latest vendor to enter the tablet device market.

Microsoft Starts Windows Embedded Update Service

Microsoft initiated a free Windows Embedded update service for device developers, which started on Monday.

Report: PC Sales To Grow 20 Percent This Year

Things may be turning around in the PC market, according to new analysis by IDC.

6 Most Interesting Tech Announcements from E3

From glasses-less 3D to seriously compact hardware, even non-gamers can get excited about some of the technology announced this week at the video game industry's flagship conference.

Report: Worldwide Server Market Earnings Finally on Upswing

Server market earnings grow on the back of strong sales in the bladed market sector.

Microsoft Should Get a Tablet Partner, Report Says

Microsoft's Windows consumer empire is at stake if it doesn't quickly find a tablet device manufacturing partner.

Apple Found To Be Worth More Than Microsoft

Apple Inc.'s market capitalization on Wednesday surpassed that of Microsoft Corp.

Overheating Batteries Lead to HP Laptop Recall

Hewlett-Packard Co. is recalling 54,000 lithium-ion batteries used in its Pavilion and Compaq laptops.

Citrix Extends Client Virtualization

Citrix takes wraps off new XenClient, the first bare-metal client hyper-visor.

Microsoft Attacks Android in HTC Patent Deal

Microsoft and HTC signed a patent deal involving HTC's mobile smartphones running the open source Android operating system.

UPDATE: Windows Embedded Standard 7 Released

Microsoft on Tuesday announced the launch of Windows Embedded Standard 7 at the Embedded Systems Conference in San Jose, Calif.

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