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Why the PC Might Not See a Comeback
PCs

Why the PC Might Not See a Comeback

The longest downturn in PC sales history might not be a bad thing.
Laptop Visionary John Ellenby Dies
Inventions

Laptop Visionary John Ellenby Dies

John Ellenby's Grid delivered what is widely viewed as one of the first laptop computers, the Compass.
The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution
Radicals & Visionaries

The Important Lesson Entrepreneurs Can Learn From the Apple Computer That Sparked a Revolution

Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak's first dream machine just sold at auction via Charitybuzz for $815,000.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Project Just Got a Free Supercomputer
Elon Musk

Elon Musk's Artificial Intelligence Project Just Got a Free Supercomputer

An Elon Musk-backed artificial intelligence research group just got a brand new toy from chip maker Nvidia.
Geeks Win Millions for Teaching Computers to Battle Each Other
Computers

Geeks Win Millions for Teaching Computers to Battle Each Other

A software program dubbed "Mayhem" was poised to win the final round of a three-year contest to teach computers to launch and defend against cyber attacks.
Apple Has a New App to Teach Your Kids to Code. These Sites Can Help You Learn as Well.
Technology

Apple Has a New App to Teach Your Kids to Code. These Sites Can Help You Learn as Well.

It's never too late to add this handy skill to your resume.
Lindsay Friedman
Tom Perkins, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Pioneer, Dies at 84
Silicon Valley

Tom Perkins, Silicon Valley Venture Capital Pioneer, Dies at 84

As co-founder of the venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield and Byers, Perkins played a major role in the formative years of the computer and biotech industries.
HP Enterprise to Merge IT Services Unit With Computer Sciences
Mergers and Acquisitions

HP Enterprise to Merge IT Services Unit With Computer Sciences

HPE is expected to have $33 billion in annual revenue after the spinoff and will concentrate on its remaining enterprise group that includes its cloud services business and makes servers, routers and switches.
Chromebooks Sales Just Beat Macs for the First Time Ever
Computers

Chromebooks Sales Just Beat Macs for the First Time Ever

And Google can thank the strong K-12 education market.
PC Market Slumps to Lowest Point Since 2011
PCs

PC Market Slumps to Lowest Point Since 2011

Two-in-ones were a bright spot in the market, but Q1 shipments of all other categories were 'weak,' Canalys says.
Robots May Be on the Cusp of Widespread Adoption, Jibo CEO Says
Robotics

Robots May Be on the Cusp of Widespread Adoption, Jibo CEO Says

The rapid adoption of helpful tech like the smartphone has elevated the idea of personal-assistant robots from science fiction to impending reality.
Lydia Belanger
IBM Just Made a Powerful Research Tool Available to Everyone for Free
IBM

IBM Just Made a Powerful Research Tool Available to Everyone for Free

A new quantum computing project is available to play with online.
Intel to Cut Up to 12,000 Jobs Globally as PC Industry Declines
Intel

Intel to Cut Up to 12,000 Jobs Globally as PC Industry Declines

Many new tech users around the world turn to mobile phones for their computing needs, and corporations increasingly rely on big machines rather than desktop models to run their businesses.
How Humans Plus Machines Will Equal Amazing Advancements
Machine Learning

How Humans Plus Machines Will Equal Amazing Advancements

Call it putting your brain on a bicycle, said Steve Jobs in 1990.
Moran Cerf and Brian Uzzi