STOCKHOLM, Dec 4- Fingerprint Cards is aiming to sell its identity technology to most of the world's biggest smartphone makers, which are likely to follow Apple in offering touch recognition for mobiles from next year.» Read More
*BlackBerry shares up 1 percent in trading on Nasdaq. Once a pioneer in the smartphone arena, BlackBerry said last month it was weighing options that could include an outright sale, in the face of lackluster sales of its new devices that run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
Once a pioneer in the smartphone arena, BlackBerry said last month it was weighing options that could include an outright sale, in the face of lacklustre sales for its new devices that run on the BlackBerry 10 operating system.
The cloud: an all-encompassing tech buzz word. But what does it mean? And how does it impact consumers? A datafarm in Las Vegas might have the answer.
British police smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
*Santander UK says no staff involved in case. LONDON, Sept 13- British police said on Friday they had smashed an "audacious" and sophisticated plot to take control of the bank Santander UK's computer systems and steal millions of pounds.
AUSTIN, Texas, Sept 12- Michael Dell clinched shareholders' approval on Thursday for his $25 billion offer to buy and take Dell Inc private, ending months of bitter conflict with the company's largest investors and removing the uncertainty shrouding the world's No. 3 PC maker.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 12- As Apple and other smartphone makers find it harder to wow consumers with new devices, engineers think future breakthroughs may depend more on finding new ways to integrate existing components than on inventing more powerful chips.
Kyocera, unlike its peers, has put its primary focus not on the familiar home market but on the competitive U.S. market, while pursuing a niche in rugged handsets that is shielded from smartphone juggernauts Apple Inc and Samsung Electronics Co Ltd..
For the two new iPhones, look for a low price on one and fingerprint identification on the other. Plus new colors.
*Apple, Google also widely believed to be working on wearables. BERLIN/ SEOUL, Sept 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Qualcomm Inc unveiled smartwatches on Wednesday, tapping a potential "wearables" market worth an estimated $50 billion as the high-end mobile phone market becomes saturated.
BERLIN/ SEOUL, Sept 4- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd unveiled a smartwatch on Wednesday that works as an accessory to its market-leading Galaxy smartphones, with a small screen offering basic functions like photos, hands-free calls and instant messaging.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 4- Intel Corp has started shipping data-center chips that are based on a major overhaul of its low-power Atom line, in a bid to defend its territory from an incursion by British rival ARM Holdings Plc. Intel's chips dominate the PC industry as well as servers but the company has struggled to adapt its technology for smartphones and tablets.
LONDON, Sept 4- China's Huawei will not buy another mobile phone maker, such as Blackberry, to grow its market share in smartphones, senior vice president and board member Chen Lifang said on Wednesday.
The acquisition of Nokia's device business by Microsoft makes sense economically but it might not do much to help Microsoft compete in the smartphone market.
TORONTO, Sept 3- Shares of struggling smartphone maker BlackBerry Ltd rose as much as 3.6 percent on Tuesday after Microsoft's move to acquire Nokia's handset business reignited investor optimism that BlackBerry too would find a buyer.
HELSINKI, Sept 3- Microsoft Corp on Tuesday said it would buy Nokia's mobile phone business for 5.44 billion euros, and the Finnish firm said its CEO, Stephen Elop, would join Microsoft when the transaction closed. Nokia partnered in 2011 with Microsoft and uses Microsoft's Windows software to run its mobile phones.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 29- The outlook for the struggling personal computer industry is worse than was previously believed, according to market research firm IDC, which on Thursday cut its 2013 forecast for global PC shipments for at least the second time.
Microsoft has a stable of senior executives who could be contenders to succeed Chief Executive Steve Ballmer. Here's an assessment of their individual pros and cons.
*Veghte to take over Enterprise Group. SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- Hewlett-Packard Co shuffled its top ranks on Wednesday, reassigning a star executive to a new role identifying potential acquisitions, as the world's largest personal computer maker reported a larger-than-expected slide in revenue and forecast zero sales growth next year.
SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 21- Hewlett-Packard Co posted an 8 percent slide in quarterly revenue as PC sales continued to slide and its enterprise computing business grappled with tepid worldwide IT spending. The world's largest personal computer maker on Wednesday recorded revenue of $27.2 billion in the fiscal third quarter, from $29.7 billion a year earlier.