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The Microsoft Surface tablet computer. (CNET)

Larry Magid: Microsoft’s Dismal Fourth Quarter

Microsoft released a dismal fourth-quarter earnings report today, which missed estimates partly due to poor PC sales.

07/19/2013

Acer DA220 Android computer (Acer)

Brian Cooley: No Windows Needed For Newest Computers

As the PC industry sunsets into niche status over the next few years, we are getting a look at what’s next: Computers, yes, but ones that feel more like mobile devices.

06/05/2013

Yahoo Website

Yahoo Introducing Apps For Mobile Devices

Yahoo is taking the next step in its effort to make some of its most popular services more appealing and accessible to the growing audience connecting to the Internet on smartphones and tablets.

04/18/2013

Microsoft Makes Major Announcement

Tech Report: PC Sales Down 14 Percent In 2013

It’s been a rough year so far for the PC. Research firm IDC reports that PC sales were down 14 percent in the first three months of the year.

04/10/2013

A South Korea shop manager shows Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S mobile phone (R) and Apple's iPhone 3G at a shop in Seoul on July 27, 2010. . (Park Ji-Hwan/AFP/Getty Images)

Judge Invalidates Half Of $1B Award Against Samsung In Fight With Apple

A federal judge in San Jose is erasing nearly half of the $1 billion in damages that a jury decided Samsung Electronics should pay Apple in a high-profile trial over the smartphone and tablet computer patents.

03/01/2013

The Amazon Kindle Fire (Emmanuel Dunand/Getty Images)

Amazon Launches Kindle Content Subscription Service For Children

Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

12/06/2012

The iPad mini is displayed. (Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Apple Share Of Tablet Market Falls To 50 Percent

A new report says Apple’s share of the market for tablet computers fell to 50 percent in the third quarter as the iPad faced more competition from Android devices such as Samsung’s Galaxy tablets and Google’s Nexus 7.

11/05/2012

A sign is displayed outside of the Google headquarters in Mountain View. (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Google, Samsung Offer New Laptop

Google and Samsung have introduced a new lightweight laptop with a price similar to smaller tablet computers.

10/19/2012

Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: New Study Shows A Quarter Of Adults Own Tablets

A new study by the Pew Research Center has found that nearly a quarter of adults in the United States own a tablet.

10/01/2012

Kindle Fire (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Tech Report: Amazon Unveils New Kindle Tablets, E-Readers

KCBS Technology Analyst Larry Magid said the world’s largest Internet retailer is looking to get a bigger share of the booming tablet market.

09/07/2012

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