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Windows 8 boot time scaled down to eight seconds

Boot time is often one of the most highly debated measurement metrics when analysts talkds about a new version of an operating system. Microsoft released information this week regarding the next version of Windows.
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The America Invents Act passed: Here’s what it means

Considering the technology industry is operating under a many-decades old patent system, it’s time for a change.
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Michael Hart, inventor of e-book, dies aged 64

Michael Hart, the inventor of the e-book and founder of online book resource Project Gutenberg, died this week at his home in Illinois.
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Symantec: Cybercrime costs $114 billion a year

Symantec's Norton Cybercrime Report for 2011 finds 431 million adults were victims on online crime last year, to the tune of $114 billion.
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HP proclaims Pavilion dm1 its ultimate portable PC

HP's Pavilion dm1 ultraportable notebook sports an 11.6-inch display, AMD or Intel processors, Beats Audio, and up to 11.5 hours of battery life.
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Microsoft adds Acer and ViewSonic to Android licensees

Acer and ViewSonic are the latest companies to execute patent licensing agreements with Microsoft to protect their Android smartphones and tablet devices from litigation in the event Microsoft ever decides to take Google to court for patent…
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Rumor: first Windows 8 tablet will be unveiled next week

According to rumors, Microsoft and Samsung are teaming up on a Windows 8 quad-core tablet and it may be unveiled at Microsoft's BUILD conference next week.
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Amazon site redesign is final puzzle piece for Kindle tablet

The new device will have the perk of Amazon's shopping prowess.
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Seagate GoFlex Desk hard drive hits 4TB

Seagate's GoFlex Desk external hard drive offers the largest capacity in the industry: 4 terabytes.
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HP’s seven new all-in-one PCs target consumers, business

HP's seven new all-in-one PCs aim at both businesses and media-hungry consumers, marking the company's "largest investment" in the form factor.
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South Korean authorities raid Google offices over Android

Antitrust regulators have entered Google's South Korean offices following complaints Google is locking other companies out of mobile search.
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LoJack for Laptops maker settles privacy suit

Absolute Software has quickly settled a lawsuit alleging the company violated privacy laws by sharing sexually-explicit images with police.