Google Translate says 'Hola!' to Chrome
The latest Chrome beta for Android integrates Google Translate support directly into the browser, just like it does with its desktop counterpart.
Cause of PC malaise? Designs not 'compelling,' says Intel
Intel executive admits devices haven't been good enough to justify an upgrade, but says the company's new processor will get things moving.
In risky new tack, Microsoft stacks Surface against iPad
Microsoft is taking a chance by comparing Surface RT with the iPad. The comparisons -- even those listed by Microsoft -- aren't that favorable. Originally posted at News - Microsoft
EU plans $6.4 billion effort to boost chip manufacturing
The European Commission is spending 5 billion euros to coordinate and advance the processor industry in Europe. The goal: a fifth of worldwide manufacturing.
Broadcom unveils new 5G Wi-Fi chips for PCs, tablets, phones
Designed for 802.11ac wireless, the new 5G chips are being targeted for entry-level devices. Originally posted at News - Internet & Media
Lenovo scores record sales amidst PC industry slump
Its PC-making rivals may be hurting, but Lenovo is turning in record results as evidenced by its latest quarter and fiscal year.
Tesla repays government loan early, a boost for electric cars
Tesla is proving that a U.S. electric car company can succeed. It paid off a $465 million loan nine years early.
HP CEO talks Android, not Windows 8
Hewlett-Packard is thinking a lot more about Android these days. CEO Meg Whitman focused on new Android products during the company's earnings conference call.
HP's Q2 revenue slips, but Whitman looks ahead
Wall Street was expecting earnings of 81 cents a share on revenue of $28 billion for the second quarter.
Laptops equipped with touch screens on the rise, IHS says
The tech research firm believes 78 million PCs will ship with touch by 2016, up from 4.6 million in 2012.