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1 million UK children to be given a free computer for coding

Samsung, Microsoft, ARM and the people behind Raspberry Pi are collaborating with publicly funded UK broadcaster the BBC on the Micro Dot device.

By March 12, 2015

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William Lowe, the 'father of the IBM PC,' dies at 72

After his proposal for a quick market entry via Atari was rejected, Lowe was given one year to design and produce a personal computer that would be market-ready.

By October 28, 2013

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Pokki's Windows 8 Start menu app gets more features

The Start menu replacement has been given a facelift with a new layout and several new options.

By January 17, 2013

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Otellini's legacy at Intel: Plentiful profits, mobile misfires

When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.

By November 19, 2012

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Tetris or treat! Playable pumpkin Tetris haunts Halloween

Forget candy. The coolest treat for Halloween this year is a playable pumpkin Tetris rigged with 128 LED lights.

By October 30, 2012

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Squrl for iPad acts like a DVR for Web video

Discover, collect, and watch content from Netflix, Hulu, ESPN, YouTube, Vimeo, and more through one app or in your Web browser.

By June 20, 2011

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A revolution at the Computer History Museum

Prior to opening a new exhibit on the emergence of the PC, the Silicon Valley museum gives journalists a preview that included meeting pioneers of the computing revolution.

By January 13, 2011

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Microsoft Windows to grab tablets by the ARM

Rumours are flying that Microsoft will be releasing a version of Windows that can run on ARM-based chips like the ones inside many mobile phones and tablets.

By December 22, 2010

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Hummingbird vs Snapdragon: Rumble in the processor jungle

Hummingbird and Snapdragon are the innocuous nicknames of two powerful beasts -- the processors that power the hottest new smart phones. But what's the difference, and which is better?

By December 10, 2010

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Man proposes via fake iPhone ad--watch and weep

Minnesotan creates a cinema commercial that purports to be an iPhone ad, but is really a proposal to his girlfriend. He is, however, a poor singer, so AutoTune is a must.

By October 5, 2010