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How Acer plans to go after hardcore gamers

Acer plans to release new gaming products every two to three months

Zensors app lets you crowdsource live camera monitoring

Workers in the cloud can train machine learning tools to take over monitoring tasks


Acer Aspire Switch 10 saved by the dock

Acer Aspire Switch 10 is an ordinary low-cost Windows tablet but may merit consideration for its unique keyboard dock

Acer's $199 Chromebook 15: Inexpensive but bulky

The Chromebook 15 CB3-531 is designed to be a desktop replacement

Acer's new laptops, hybrids set tone for Windows 10-Chromebook battle

Acer announces $199 Chromebook 15 and slightly more expensive Windows-based Aspire hybrids and laptops

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, April 23

Facebook's mobile traffic dominates... Google, Box step up enterprise tools... Russian malware targeted the White House

Google puts integration at the center of Chrome for Work

Chrome OS devices play nicely with other enterprise technologies, the company says

How Intel could prolong Moore's Law with new materials, transistors

Intel could start using new materials and a new transistor structure in upcoming chips

Intel's Compute Stick goes on sale for $149 with Windows 8.1

A Compute Stick with Ubuntu Linux will go on sale this summer for $110

HP leaves Apple Beats behind with new X360 hybrids

HP's new Envy X360 and Pavilion X360 also come with an option for 1TB hard drives, a rarity in hybrids

Xbox One Kinect helps researchers develop sophisticated hand tracking tech

Latest developments in hand-tracking technology spells exciting times for computer and human interaction.

Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process

Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables

Owners of new MacBook will have other options in addition to Apple's cables

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, April 17

WikiLeaks publishes stolen Sony info...IBM opens up threat data...China suspends rule on foreign IT vendors

Five paths for Moore's Law

Even after the prediction dies, there may be ways to make devices smaller, faster and power efficient, analysts say

Moore's Law at 50: The past and future

Moore's Law, which has provided a guideline to maker cheaper, smaller and faster computers, endures even after 50 years

LG shows Thunderbolt 2 compatible 4K monitor

The 31-inch LG 31MU97Z will end your search for a Thunderbolt-compatible 4K monitor

Intel sales sag under PC slowdown

Businesses bought fewer PCs than expected last quarter, the chip maker said

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for April 14

Former Office chief returns to Microsoft... Turing manuscript fetches $1 million... Alcatel-Lucent, Nokia talking merger

Sharp develops 4K smartphone display, undecided on manufacturing plan

The prototype display has a pixel density of 806 ppi and 3860 x 2160 resolution

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