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  • Opinion: Windows tablets: doomed to fail?

    Microsoft has been pushing tablets since the early 1990s, with little or no success. So will Windows tablets ever succeed?

  • News: TSMC's Q3 profits sink 35 percent on weak demand

    Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) said Thursday net profits in the third quarter dropped 35.2 percent year-over-year, as demand for the company's chips fell because of economic conditions. The company however expects a turnaround next year, when it starts delivering high-performance, 28-nanometer chips for tablets and smartphones.

  • News: Nintendo 3DS 2Q sales rebound as price cuts kick in

    Sales of Nintendo's 3DS handheld game console rebounded over the last quarter as it slashed prices, but the company said it is facing deep financial losses, and doesn't expect a true turnaround for the device until a host of new games are released over the next few months.

  • News: Sony to buy Sony Ericsson, turn into 100 percent subsidiary

    Sony said Thursday it will acquire Ericsson's 50 percent share in their Sony Ericsson mobile phone joint venture, turning the company into a subsidiary in January 2012.

  • News: RIM faces possible class action suit over BlackBerry outages

    Research In Motion faces a possible class action lawsuit over recent outages in its BlackBerry services earlier this month, and a trademark infringement complaint for its use of the BBX name for its upcoming platform for its tablets and smartphones.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Sunny side up

    Apple plans to bring clean energy to a power-hungry facility, Sprint searches for an influx of cash, and a Steve Jobs special makes its way to the airwaves. The remainders for Wednesday, October 26, 2011 are supported by readers like you.

  • News: Reading Walter Isaacson's 'Steve Jobs'

    This week, Walter Isaacson's book "Steve Jobs" arrived on iPads and Kindles and in bookstores worldwide. We've been reading it, and now it's time to talk about it. So join us in our "Macworld Book Club" as I'm joined by Lex Friedman, Serenity Caldwell, and Dan Frakes to discuss our reactions to the book and what it tells us about the man.

  • News: New bill would target websites enabling copyright infringement

    A new bill introduced in the U.S. House of Representatives would allow law enforcement officials to shut down websites that enable or facilitate copyright infringement, leading some digital rights groups to suggest that YouTube, Twitter and online news sites could be targeted.

  • News: EFF, ACLU file lawsuits over Patriot Act data collection

    Two civil liberties groups have filed lawsuits asking the U.S. Department of Justice to detail its collection of electronic data and other information under the 10-year-old counterterrorism law, the USA Patriot Act.

  • News: Oracle-Google trial won't start until next year

    The intellectual property lawsuit between Oracle and Google over the Android mobile OS won't go to trial until next year, according to a ruling made Wednesday in U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California by the judge overseeing the case.

  • News: Iberian telcos in hot water over non-compete agreement

    Iberian telco companies Telefónica and Portugal Telecom statement have been accused by the European Commission of anti-competitive practices.

  • News: SAP Q3 profits soar on reduction of TomorrowNow provision

    SAP reported Wednesday a 14 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, and said its business pipeline continues to remain very strong and companies continue to invest in IT. The business software vendor did not however revise its outlook for the full year 2011, citing the ongoing uncertain macroeconomic environment.

  • News: Olympus replaces CEO as scrutiny of past deals grows

    Olympus abruptly replaced its CEO on Wednesday after less than two weeks on the job, as pressure continues to build on the company over questionable deals in recent years.

  • News: IBM names Virginia Rometty as new CEO

    IBM has revealed Virginia Rometty will take over as president and CEO of the tech giant on January 1.

  • News: China detains Internet users for spreading rumors

    Chinese authorities have started to detain Internet users for allegedly spreading online rumors, in its latest measure to control the country's social media sites.

  • News: New IBM CEO latest in changes at tech companies

    IBM's announcement Tuesday that company veteran Virginia Rometty will take over on Jan. 1 as president and CEO from Sam Palmisano is the latest in high-profile changes at the top in key technology companies, including Apple, Yahoo, and Hewlett-Packard.

  • News: SAP Q3 profits soar on reduction of TomorrowNow provision

    SAP reported Wednesday a 14 percent increase in revenue in the third quarter ended Sept. 30, and said its business pipeline continues to remain very strong and companies continue to invest in IT. The business software vendor did not however revise its outlook for the full year 2011, citing the ongoing uncertain macroeconomic environment.

  • News: IBM names Rometty to replace Palmisano as CEO

    IBM has elected Virginia Rometty as president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, replacing Sam Palmisano, who will retain the chairman's role.

  • News: IBM names Rometty to replace Palmisano as CEO

    IBM has elected Virginia Rometty as president and chief executive officer effective Jan. 1, replacing Sam Palmisano, who will retain the chairman's role.

  • News: NinjaVideo.net admins plead guilty to copyright-related charges

    Two administrators of the defunct movie-download site NinjaVideo.net have pleaded guilty to charges related to copyright infringement, the U.S. Department of Justice announced.



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