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  • The Best Benchmark Is You

    In today’s hyper-connected world, technology buyers can find an answer to almost any question with a web browser and an internet connection. We can all do a little research before we sign the check or hand over the credit card. In the personal computer market, performance benchmarking has been an important part of evaluating computers for years, but what do benchmarks really tell us and which ones can we rely on?

  • Timeline of the Sony Pictures Entertainment hack

    It's been four weeks since hackers calling themselves Guardians of Peace began their cyberterrorism campaign against Sony Pictures Entertainment. In that time thousands of executive emails and other documents have been posted online, employees and their families were threatened, and unreleased films were stolen and made available for illegal download. The hackers then escalated this week to threatening 9/11-like attacks against movie theaters scheduled to show the Sony film "The Interview." That fanned security fears nationwide and resulted in the four top U.S. theater chains pulling the film from their screens, ultimately driving Sony to cancel the film's release.

  • Spanish news to vanish from Google News globally

    Google is locking Spanish publishers out of its popular Google News service in response to a new Spanish law that imposes fees for linking to the headlines and news stories on other websites.

  • Local manufacturer ready to produce LTE smartphone

    The terms 4G and long-term evolution (LTE) become big buzzwords in early 2014, especially in a world driven by gadget-minded people. Demand for faster data speed throughout the country is higher than ever.

  • LINE launches full AADC 2014 stickers set

    Social messaging platform LINE launched on Thursday the complete AADC 2014 stickers set of all six characters in the short drama movie.

  • Hackers force message on websites via US firm

    A U.S. firm that helps connect more than 700 companies with customers through social media says a Syrian group hacked the company's web address to upload a message to other websites.

  • More speed and maintained temperature stability

    AMD released the Radeon R9 285 as part of its Radeon R9 Series Graphics last September. So now is a good time to put it to the test with the latest and the highest graphically demanding games available.

    A little background on the R9 series, this model stands between the Radeon R9 280 and the Radeon R9 290 in terms of price. As for performance, you can judge for yourself after reading this article.

  • Jabra Evolve set to improve concentration and productivity

    Working environment factors greatly in terms of productivity. In a modern office infrastructure, having to concentrate whenever and wherever you are means a lot. Whether you are actively working in front of the PC or mobile, having your own concentration zone that keeps distraction away is a must.

  • Why Lenovo G40-45 offers the most bang for your buck

    Looking for a budget-friendly laptop is not an easy task. Especially one that packs enough punch to top off your daily tasks. 

  • Does bad behavior really hurt business?

    Silicon Valley seems to have more than its share of companies behaving badly. Among up-and-comers in the tech world, privacy abuses and executive gaffes have become viral sensations. But is all that bad behavior actually bad for business?

  • YouTube adds subscription service to music mix

    Google is remixing the music on its YouTube video site with the addition of an ad-free subscription service and a new format designed to make it easier to find millions of songs that can still be played for free.

  • Andal Software and TIS to launch Andal PayMaster for Cloud

    Andal Software, an IT company focusing on developing payroll applications, has announced a partnership with TIS to launch Andal PayMaster for Cloud on Oct. 28.

  • The end-to-end networking demands of an Internet of Things

    The Internet of Things (IoT) will facilitate the need for engineers to look at end-to-end network solutions far beyond that of the data center.

  • Survey: Harassment a common part of online life

    A new study confirms what many Internet users know all too well: Harassment is a common part of online life.

  • AMD Embedded Technology Takes Flight

    If you follow AMD closely, you likely know that we design and integrate technology that powers millions of intelligent and connected devices, from the world’s fastest graphics card to supercomputers, tablets and game consoles. But what you might not know is that our technology also powers countless embedded solutions, such as some of the latest electronic and radio frequency (RF) tests equipment, geographic information systems, retail signage, aerospace solutions and medical equipment. Embedded computing is an integral part of the AMD product portfolio and strategy.

  • Andal targets new market with upcoming cloud service

    Andal Software’s latest cooperation with Japan-based IT corporation TIS will allow it to expand to cater to companies with smaller staffs – less than 150 people. Andal is scheduled to launch the new service, currently called “Andal Paymaster for Cloud”, which was built in the cloud system, on Oct. 28.

  • An SMS Service to Save Mothers and Babies in Indonesia: Jhpiego in Collaboration with the GE Foundation

    Pregnant women and new mothers now have a new way of learning how to ensure they and their babies remain healthy — through their cell phones.

  • Industry’s biggest scaler vendors pledge support for AMD’s Project FreeSync

    New technology collaborations pave way for production monitors featuring AMD’s license-free solution to stuttering and tearing in PC games

  • Will Apple's digital wallet kill the card swipe?

    Apple wants the plastic credit card to become as rare as the paper check.

  • AMD to de-couple Moore’s Law for efficient energy in future information technology

    Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has announced an ambitious goal to increase the “typical use” of energy efficiency of its entire line of mobile processors by 25 times from 2014 to 2020.

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