News & Commentary
Content tagged with PC & Servers posted in February 2014
MIT Research Looks To Extend Moore’s Law
News  |  2/28/2014  | 
For years the semiconductor world has waited for Moore's Law to reach its limit. However, new research from MIT shows how manufacturers can shrink geometries past 20 nm cost-effectively.
DARPA Targets Counterfeit Electronics
News  |  2/25/2014  | 
Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency's SHIELD program aims to develop a method to authenticate electronic components.
Windows 8 Devices Get Cheap
News  |  2/22/2014  | 
Microsoft will reportedly cut Windows license fees to encourage production of sub-$250 Windows 8 devices, including non-touch PCs.
Where Are All The Chromebooks?
News  |  2/21/2014  | 
Despite brisk Chromebook sales, online usage of Chrome OS hardware on the Internet still barely registers with those measuring Web traffic.
Toshiba Fuels Healthcare Business With Acquisitions
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Toshiba expects to reach almost $10 billion in healthcare sales by 2018. An aggressive acquisition plan is key to its growth.
Intel's Big Data Play: 5 Facts
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Intel ruled the PC era. Can it do the same in the age of big data and the Internet of Things?
Windows XP Shutdown Outrage: Users Boo Microsoft Blog
News  |  2/20/2014  | 
Microsoft blogger recently encouraged customers to "help their family and friends get off Windows XP." Oh, really?
Windows XP Shutdown: 10 Facts To Know
Slideshows  |  2/19/2014  | 
The clock ticks for Windows XP holdouts. Explore the key issues before making your next move.
2014 State of Storage Survey
Steal Our Slides  |  2/18/2014  | 
If you look at vendor financials, the enterprise storage business seems stuck in neutral. But those flat revenue numbers mask a scorching pace of technical innovation, ongoing double-digit capacity growth in enterprises, and dramatic changes in how and where businesses store data.
Kicking Off A Data Science Project: 4 To-Dos
Commentary  |  2/18/2014  | 
Be properly prepared before diving into a data mining expedition, veteran data scientist Carla Gentry advises.
Microsoft Sells 200M Win 8 Licenses: Yawn
News  |  2/14/2014  | 
Microsoft touts sales of more than 200 million Win 8 licenses. Here are 5 reasons not to be impressed.
VMware, Google Team On Chromebooks
News  |  2/13/2014  | 
Unlikely partners team to offer Desktop-as-a-Service on Google Chromebooks. Will pricing lure users to move away from Windows XP systems?
Gates On A Plane: Samuel L. Jackson As Bill?
News  |  2/11/2014  | 
Bill Gates uses Reddit chat to discuss new role advising Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella -- and he names the actor Melinda Gates would like to watch play Bill in a movie.
Microsoft Windows 8.1 Update Takes Shape
News  |  2/11/2014  | 
Details about upgrades to Windows 8.1 and Windows Phone 8.1 emerge, as Microsoft urges customers to dump Windows XP.
Nadella's Rise As Change Agent Inside Microsoft
Commentary  |  2/11/2014  | 
Satya Nadella came up through the ranks the hard way, with internal opposition. That's why he's the right man to change Microsoft.
Windows 8.1 Update 1: Nadella's Challenge
News  |  2/8/2014  | 
Microsoft has a new CEO, but does it have a new Windows strategy? Here's what to expect from Windows 8.1 Update 1.
Sony Dumps PC Business: Who's Next?
News  |  2/7/2014  | 
The PC slump became too much for Sony. Other PC makers face the same reality.
Microsoft CEOs' Wackiest Quotes: Who Said That?
News  |  2/7/2014  | 
Satya Nadella has the brains and experience to become Microsoft's CEO -- but does he have the sharp tongue of Gates or Ballmer? Match these Microsoft CEO quotes to their outspoken owners.
Nadella, Gates: Right Team For Microsoft?
News  |  2/6/2014  | 
Does the pairing of Nadella and Gates foretell Microsoft's return to glory or a new era of dysfunction? Take a closer look.
Fidelity 'Bridge' Rack Makes Open Hardware Real
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
Fidelity Investments works with ElectroRack, Delta Computer, and CPS to offer an innovative new rack design to the Open Compute Project.
Satya Nadella: 6 Must-Do's For Microsoft's New CEO
News  |  2/5/2014  | 
Where to start as Microsoft's new CEO? Let's examine six priorities for Satya Nadella.
Microsoft's Satya Nadella: Marching Orders For Digital Business
Commentary  |  2/5/2014  | 
New CEO lays out four forces driving change at Microsoft -- and just about every other company. Are you paying attention?
Microsoft Names Nadella CEO: What He Inherits
News  |  2/4/2014  | 
Microsoft's new CEO boasts an impressive track record, faces challenges on a scale that few tech execs have seen.
Windows 8.1 Still Resisted By Desktop Users
News  |  2/4/2014  | 
Windows XP improbably gained market share in January, while Windows 8 and 8.1 lost holiday momentum.


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