Apple on Wednesday reported strong earnings for the third quarter of 2008, buoyed by strong iPod and iPhone sales.
Stories by Agam Shah
Apple is moving up the charts, toppling Acer to become the third largest PC vendor in the US, according to a survey from Gartner.
Despite a slow entry into the market, Intel's mobile chips may dominate the space in the long run by offering value and software compatibility that competitors like Arm will find tough to match, according to Intel digital enterprise group co-general manager and senior vice president Pat Gelsinger.
Keep laptops close at airports, because they have a startling tendency to disappear in the blink of an eye, according to a new survey.
Toshiba on Tuesday launched a new ultraportable laptop that it claims is the world's lightest, putting it in contention with vendors including Apple and Lenovo.
In a quest to make computing more interactive, Intel on Wednesday said it is working on video search technology that it hopes to bring to its future multimedia platforms.
Apple's new enterprise focus for the iPhone has promise, but the company has to work through a number of software and hardware issues before the device is widely adopted for use in the corporate environment, according to analysts.
Once at the epicentre of PC makers' profits, desktops are losing their lustre as companies are hit by thinner profit margins and more emphasis is placed on mobility, analysts say.
With anticipation at a fever pitch, Apple may release its new 3G iPhone and officially announce a new software platform for the phone when CEO Steve Jobs takes the stage at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference Monday.
Hewlett-Packard is close to acquiring IT services company Electronic Data Systems for around US$13 billion, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal .
Chip makers Intel, Samsung Electronics and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. announced Monday that they will collaborate to move chip manufacturing onto larger silicon wafers by 2012.
Researchers at Hewlett-Packard have developed a working unit of a memory circuit that has existed in theory for 37 years, which could ultimately replace RAM and make computers more intelligent by tracking data it has retained.
The 3G iPhone will be announced June 9, the likely date of Apple CEO Steve Jobs' keynote at the company's Worldwide Developers Conference, analysts said in research notes.
Open-source developers should stop bickering, unite and jointly develop a Windows user interface to make XO laptops more appealing to users, One Laptop Per Child Chairman Nicholas Negroponte has urged in a public note to that community.
Apple on Wednesday reported strong earnings for the second quarter of 2008, with Macintosh computer sales overriding weak growth in iPod shipments.