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Is the PC industry "collapsing?"

Not exactly!

1) Yes, PC sales continue to fall. Q2 2016 sales are down 4.5% from the same quarter in 2015.

2) But given that PC sales fell over 10% for all of 2015, and are being forecast to fall 11% this year, a 4.5% drop is actually better than expected! 240 more words

How AMC's 'Halt and Catch Fire' Celebrates Women's Contributions to Computing

Watching the story of two female tech entrepreneurs on TV shouldn’t be surprising—but it is.

That’s exactly how Halt and Catch Fire, a two-year-old AMC show heading into its third season later this summer, stands out from the flurry of shows about the tech industry that have aired over the last few years. 774 more words


New Chinese machine built with homegrown technology tops fastest supercomputer list

TOP500 has just released its latest bi-annual list of the world’s fastest supercomputers, and June’s rankings show two firsts for China: the country has more machines in the top 500 than the US, and the world’s most powerful computer is powered by processors designed and manufactured in the Asian nation. 334 more words

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Rhapsody is changing its name to Napster

It’s rare to see a high-profile company spend years building its brand, only to change its name after the fact. It’s even more unusual to see said company assume the name of a well-known brand with a controversial – some may even say tarnished – reputation but that’s exactly what took place with… 197 more words

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Intel's Data Center Guru Talks About Layoffs and the Cloud

Intel is at a crossroads.

The semiconductor titan has seen flat to declining sales over the years as consumer demand for personal computers—which Intel’s chips power—has plummeted. 578 more words