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  • News: Texas Instruments to switch focus from cellphones, cut 1,700 jobs

    Texas Instruments will lay off 1,700 employees as it refocuses its efforts away from the wireless sector -- including cellphones and tablets -- and toward embedded systems, the company announced Wednesday.

  • How-Tos: Restore your data from the cloud

    Online backups are a useful component of a well-balanced backup strategy. Whether you rely primarily on cloud storage for backups (see "Backup Basics") or use the cloud to supplement local backups such as bootable duplicates (see "Bulletproof Backups"), it's crucial to understand how you will go about restoring your data after disaster strikes.

  • How-Tos: How to restore data from Time Machine in Mountain Lion

    Now that you've been using Time Machine regularly to back up your computer, you should be fully prepared if your Mac crashes or if you need to move data from one Mac to another. Restoring data from Time Machine is just as easy as backing things up in the first place.

  • News: Japan's Sharp is seeking investment from Intel, others

    Japan's Sharp is seeking an investment from U.S. chip giant Intel and other companies.

  • News: AMD denies reports company is for sale

    Advanced Micro Devices is denying reports that executives have taken steps that could lead to the company's sale.

  • News: FileLocker offers 25GB free end-to-end encrypted cloud storage

    If recent cloud storage breaches have you wondering if the web can be trusted with your files a new service launched Tuesday called FileLocker, that provides encrypted cloud storage, may give you new faith.

  • News: WD releases Mac desktop drives with USB 3.0, 4TB capacity

    Western Digital introduced a new My Book Studio desktop drive for Macs that offers USB 3.0 connectivity as well as 4TB of storage capacity in a single drive.

  • News: SugarSync online storage service releases 2.0 beta

    Synchronization service firm SugarSync has dramatically overhauled and simplified its user interface in the new 2.0 release out in a form of software public beta today. The revised software bears little resemblance to the previous version, and adds a number of features in a consolidated, simplified Mac OS X application. Product manager Drew Garcia said, the firm went back "to square one from a design perspective to make the cloud as simple as possible."

  • News: How to restore data from Time Machine in Mountain Lion

    Now that you've been using Time Machine regularly to back up your computer, you should be fully prepared if your Mac crashes or if you need to move data from one Mac to another. Restoring data from Time Machine is just as easy as backing things up in the first place.

  • News: Fusion Drive: An overview

    When Apple unveiled its new Fusion Drive in October, the announcement left more questions than answers. With precious few details on offer, it seemed as if Apple were merely applying a bit of marketing glitz to the not-very-new hybrid drive market.

  • News: Report: Intel in talks to invest up to US$500 million in Sharp

    Intel is in final negotiations to invest up to US$500 million in struggling Sharp of Japan, Kyodo News agency reported Tuesday.

  • Opinion: Remains of the Day: Paydirt

    Apple’s paying a big chunk of change to Samsung and the Swiss railway, but maybe it’s all a distraction from the main event: the iPhone 5S. The remainders for Monday, November 12, 2012 aren’t made of money.

  • News: Mac-accessory Roundup: Speakers, mics, stands, and more

    Do you need better speakers for your Mac? How about more memory? Or maybe you just need some laptop protection. You're in the right place, as we've got a roundup of new Mac-complementing gear. Here are the new gadgets we've come across recently.

  • News: Everspin ships first DRAM replacement -- ST-MRAM memory

    Everspin said it was shipping samples of the industry's the first Spin-Torque Magnetoresistive RAM (ST-MRAM), a new type of non-volatile, high performance and ultra-low latency memory.

  • News: EMC's Tucci : Global economy hinges on US budget deal

    EMC CEO Joe Tucci on Monday called for CEOs to put pressure on U.S. politicians to strike a budget deal, saying that the direction of the domestic and global economy depends on it.

  • How-Tos: Set up Time Machine in Mountain Lion

    If you value your data—whether it’s some perfect photos you took last weekend, your entire music collection on iTunes, or your draft of the next great American novel—you must stay on top of regular system backup. One of the easiest ways of doing so is to use OS X’s built-in backup program, Time Machine. Time Machine works with your Mac and an external drive to save important documents, photos, and system files regularly. Apart from keeping spares of every file, Time Machine maintains a record of how your system looked on any given day, so you can easily put everything back the way it was if something goes wrong.

  • News: Nvidia, AMD release graphics processors for supercomputing

    Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices on Monday announced high-performance graphics chips for supercomputers.

  • News: Intel ships 60-core Xeon Phi processor

    Intel hopes to deliver performance and power-efficiency breakthroughs to servers with the new Xeon Phi family of processors, the first model of which is now shipping to customers, the company said on Monday.

  • News: Nvidia, AMD release graphics processors for supercomputing

    The story "Nvidia, AMD release graphics processors for supercomputing," posted Friday, has been removed from the wire. Online editors are asked to immediately remove the story from websites. Questions regarding the story should be directed to Marc Ferranti, IDG News Service executive news editor

  • News: Three simple rules for buying a new laptop

    This is the time of year when friends, family members, casual acquaintances, and people in the street stop me to ask about buying a new PC.



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