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11.14.15
Steam Machines are slower gaming systems than Windows PCs
11.14.15

Steam Machines are slower gaming systems than Windows PCs

Benchmarking shows that a SteamOS machine will be slower than its Windows counterpart using similar hardware.

By J. Fingas,   11.14.15
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09.28.15
Dell will use recycled carbon fiber in Alienware and Latitude products
09.28.15

Dell will use recycled carbon fiber in Alienware and Latitude products

Dell plans to start using recycled carbon fiber in its Alienware and Latitude products in late 2015.

By B. Steele,   09.28.15
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07.28.15
Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network
07.28.15

Pentagon shuts down Joint Chiefs' email network

The Department of Defense was forced to shut down an unclassified email system used by the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff after the government noticed "suspicious activity" on the system over the weekend.

By A. Tarantola,   07.28.15
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04.08.15
Relive the history of computing at 'The Interface Experience'
04.08.15

Relive the history of computing at 'The Interface Experience'

At a time when devices are faster and slimmer than ever, a collection of bulky old computers can b...

By M. Lalwani,   04.08.15
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04.02.15
Pack your Raspberry Pi into an underpowered laptop for $100
04.02.15

Pack your Raspberry Pi into an underpowered laptop for $100

The Raspberry Pi has already found its way into a number of unusual applications from DIY cell pho...

By A. Tarantola,   04.02.15
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03.30.15
The mother of all tech demos becomes an avant garde opera
03.30.15

The mother of all tech demos becomes an avant garde opera

1968 is when it all changed. On December 9 that year, Douglas Engelbart, a computer scientist at S...

By M. Lalwani,   03.30.15
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02.13.15
Hardware, not hackers, behind US Postal Service's computer woes
02.13.15

Hardware, not hackers, behind US Postal Service's computer woes

The United States Postal Service had a little trouble installing some hardware yesterday, and now...

By C. Velazco,   02.13.15
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12.04.14
Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers
12.04.14

Light-bending silicon strips are the key to super-fast computers

No, that's not a barcode you're looking at -- instead, it's the likely future of computing. Stanfo...

By J. Fingas,   12.04.14
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10.05.14
HP officially splitting into two companies (update)
10.05.14

HP officially splitting into two companies (update)

HP's home-focused and business divisions have frequently seemed at odds with each other, and appar...

By J. Fingas,   10.05.14
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