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Hayden Dingman / PC World:
Oculus open-sources original Rift developer kit's firmware, schematics, and mechanics   —  Kicking off the Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles this weekend, Oculus's Nirav Patel announced that the original Oculus Rift developer kit (DK1) is now fully open-source, with the exception …
Sep 19, 2014, 9:45 PMIn context
Tim Hornyak / PC World:
Toshiba slashes struggling PC division to focus on business   —  In another sign of the decline of the PC, Toshiba is cutting its PC workforce by about 900 people and sales bases by more than half.  —  The manufacturer said Thursday it will step up restructuring of its struggling consumer PC operations …
Sep 18, 2014, 2:50 PMIn context
PC World:
Sling's TV place-shifting gains Chromecast support   —  Good news for Chromecast dongle users!  Sling Media has upgraded its iPhone, iPad, and Android phone Slingplayer smartphone apps to stream Sling-connected content to any TV fitted with a Chromecast dongle.  (An Android tablet app is in the works and coming soon.)
Sep 17, 2014, 2:35 PMIn context
Loek Essers / PC World:
Libraries may digitize books without permission, EU top court rules   —  European libraries may digitize books and make them available at electronic reading points without first gaining consent of the copyright holder, the highest European Union court ruled Thursday.
Sep 11, 2014, 4:10 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PC World:
Intel's next-next-gen Skylake chips set for 2015 launch despite Broadwell delay   —  Intel showed off the first PC containing a next-generation chip based on the upcoming Skylake architecture, set to be in PCs and tablets in the second half of next year.  —  A desktop PC with the chip …
Sep 9, 2014, 7:40 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PC World:
Intel wants to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips   —  Intel has designed its latest server chips to provide the building blocks to modernize “legacy data centers” by providing more processing cores, throughput and power-saving features.  —  The Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips …
Sep 8, 2014, 11:35 PMIn context
Zach Miners / PC World:
Appeals court clears Yelp of claims that it fixed reviews   —  A federal appeals court has cleared Yelp of claims that it extorted businesses into advertising on its site by fabricating bad reviews about them.  —  A handful of small-business owners filed a class-action lawsuit against Yelp in 2010 …
Sep 2, 2014, 10:05 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PC World:
IDC: Global PC shipments will only fall 3.7% this year, driven by Chromebooks and XP upgrades   —  PC market in 2014 a bit less dire than previously thought  —  The PC market is still a bleak place to be, but not as bleak as expected, according to new figures released Wednesday.
Aug 27, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Agam Shah / PC World:
HP recalls 6 million laptop power cords over fire, burn risk   —  Hewlett-Packard has recalled more than 6 million laptop power cords that could pose fire and burn hazards.  —  HP is recalling LS-15 AC power cords used with HP and Compaq branded laptops.  The company is recalling …
Aug 26, 2014, 6:45 PMIn context
PC World:
LTE in Wi-Fi spectrum shows great potential, says NTT DoCoMo   —  In the hunt for new ways to handle growing data volumes, NTT DoCoMo and Huawei Technologies have demonstrated that LTE can be deployed over 5GHz, which today is used for Wi-Fi networks.  —  One of the ways mobile operators …
Aug 23, 2014, 12:55 AMIn context

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