Bill Gates may be on top of Forbes list of richest people. But two stories in today's news make it evident that Michael Dell may now be the boss when it comes to the computer business.
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According to the FBI, laptop theft is the second most prevalent computer crime, with less than 2 percent of stolen laptops recovered. Over 1.
Will the staunch Intel supporter Dell bring AMD's Opteron into the fold?
PalmOne (the hardware guys) have released the Treo 650 -- a new and improved version of the Treo 600.
Doug Millison of...
Is there a bit of foreshadowing in Sun COO/president Jonathan Schwartz's words, or, in dismissing a Financial Times commentary that Open Source is...
As if you couldn't figure this out on your own, the vast majority of consumers are ignorant about how to keep their computers secure. A study funded by America Online and the National Cyber Security Alliance sent technicians to 329 homes to inspect computers, and discovered, for example, that nearly 90 percent of the users had no inkling that their systems were plagued by spyware.
Gartner released part two of its interview with Harvard Professor Clayton Christensen on the topic of disruptive innovation (part one was released last month). In this installment, Christensen offers more strategic insight that companies can use to protect themselves from disruptive competitors.