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Rumor: HP board might vote Apotheker out, and Meg Whitman in

HP's board is rumored to be looking for a new CEO to replace Leo Apotheker. As of right now it sounds as thought Meg Whitman is the front runner for the position.
Computing

Does Adobe Flash 11 have a future on the Web?

Adobe promises amazing graphics performance and 3D gaming in Flash 11, but how bright is Flash's future on the Web, particularly without Apple's iOS and Windows 8 Metro?
Apple

iTwin USB device now compatible with both PC and Mac

The clever double-ended iTwin USB file-sharing device is now compatible with both Mac and PC, making it even more convenient for users.
Computing

HP to start laying off webOS employees

It has been a rocky month for HP’s webOS platform. First HP shocks the mobile world by announcing that it will discontinue making hardware for webOS, and now it is laying off a large amount of webOS department employees. HP plans to fire…
Computing

Internet Machines casts wide net in latest PCI express patent battle

Scores of PC manufacturers and even retailers are getting pinched in a patent lawsuit over PCI Express, but is it a legitimate claim or a patent troll at work?
Computing

Watch a Wii game played on an Android tablet with an Xbox 360 controller

YouTube user shows how to combine Nintendo Wii games with an Android tablet and an Xbox 360 controller.
Computing

News Corp. offers $4.7 million to phone hacking victims

Stemming from the phone hacking scandal that ending up halting production of the now-defunct News of the World, News Corp. is attempting to shell out a large quantity of money to avoid a lawsuit.
Apple

Thunderheads over Amazon: Why not all cloud storage is created equal

A cloud storage expert tells us why this technology is safe and why the Amazon crashes don't mean we're not ready to move beyond physical storage centers.
Computing

Intel demonstrates low-energy processor that could be powered by a potato

Last week, Intel demonstrated a "near-threshold voltage" processor that uses so little energy that it could be powered by solar energy, kinetic energy, or even a potato.
Apple

Apple’s in no hurry to release iPad 3, says industry analyst

With no competition in the tablet world, Apple's unlikely to release the iPad 3 until 2012, reports J.P. Morgan analyst.
Computing

Bad idea: Microsoft to restrict Windows 8 app sales to its own store

Microsoft is planning to only sell Metro-style apps in its own Windows Store and charge developers a 30 percent commission on every app sold. We explain why this is a bad idea and how Microsoft is giving Android an advantage.
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Xbox Live running in Windows 8 captured on video

A video from Microsoft's Build 2011 developer's conference shows the upcoming Metro-inspired dashboard update for Xbox 360 running in Windows 8.