Linux creator Linus Torvalds on Monday released version 3.9 of the Linux kernel, and particularly intriguing among numerous new features and improvements is support for laptops running Google’s Chrome OS.
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Linux kernel 3.9 adds full Chrome OS support
Apple will take its developer show worldwide, the iPad still satisfies, and Tim Cook puts up his Dukes. The remainders for Monday, April 29, 2013 are going coast to coast.
Remains of the Day: Road trip!
If you’re looking to keep that computer running smoothly, Apple is the one to turn to, says Consumer Reports. On Monday, the consumer advocacy publication announced that the company from Cupertino had once again topped a reader survey of the best computer tech support, even going so far as to beat its own scores from the previous year.
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Apple tops Consumer Reports survey on PC tech support
A former executive with AU Optronics was sentenced Monday to serve two years in prison and pay a US$50,000 fine for participating in a worldwide LCD screen price-fixing conspiracy, the U.S. Department of Justice said.
AU Optronics executive sentenced for LCD price-fixing
Hewlett-Packard on Monday said it has created a business unit that will deal in purpose-built systems based on specific applications and usage models, and also announced the reorganization of its server unit.
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HP announces Converged Systems business, unifies server divisions
Samsung on Monday unveiled a sleek update to its Galaxy Tab product line, the 7-in. Galaxy Tab 3.
Samsung sleeks up Galaxy Tab 3
NASA on Monday launched three 2010-vintage Nexus One smartphones into orbit via an Antares rocket, saying that the Android devices would be among the cheapest satellites ever devised.
NASA launches smartphone satellites — downloading images may be an issue
Wireless carrier reschedules first day of online availability until Monday, citing inventory issues. [Read more]
Yahoo on Monday released a new version of its Yahoo app for iPhone. I’m not sure what I expected from an app called Yahoo, but I will admit that the fact that it’s a news app left me feeling surprised. The updated app now integrates Summly, a technology Yahoo acquired just last month, which aims to algorithmically create summaries from lengthier text
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Hands on with the new Yahoo app for iPhone
The European Commission announced on Monday that it has launched an investigation into a group of chip suppliers who are suspected breaking the European Union’s antitrust laws by operating a cartel.
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EU details concerns about alleged smartcard chip cartel