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Dell buyout could come as early as Monday tips source

Dell buyout could come as early as Monday tips source

We mentioned a few days ago that Dell Inc. was looking for a way to take the company private. One of the avenues that sources said was being pursued in taking Dell Inc. private again was a significant investment of between $1 billion and $3 billion from Microsoft. Over the last few days, new details have surfaced including a source who claims that Dell Inc. founder Michael Dell would combine his current ownership stake and as much as $1 billion of his own money to become the majority owner.

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Eurora supercomputer cuts back on CO2 emissions with help of NVIDIA GPUs

Eurora supercomputer cuts back on CO2 emissions with help of NVIDIA GPUs

The world obviously needs its supercomputers, but with a growing energy crisis, efficiency is becoming a big priority. The problem is that supercomputers require a lot of power, but that's an issue Eurotech and NVIDIA are trying to solve in the new Eurora computer. Not only is this beast powerful, but NVIDIA has announced that it's also breaking efficiency records for supercomputers.

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Fujitsu blames underwhelming PC shipments on lagging Windows 8 demand

Fujitsu blames underwhelming PC shipments on lagging Windows 8 demand

Windows 8 has garnered its share of criticisms in the last few months, and some of that criticism has come from Microsoft's PC partners. Some of them aren't too happy with the way Windows 8 has been supposedly selling, with the latest in the line being Fujitsu. Today the company revised projections for the fiscal year that ends in March, saying that total PC shipments will come in under the 7 million the company was originally planning on.

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Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update official

Verizon Galaxy S III Jelly Bean update official

You folks out there working with the Samsung Galaxy S III on Verizon's 4G LTE network will be glad to know that it's been officially updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, this upgrade including no less than Google Now. The Google Now service is one of Google's most high-profile releases in the software upgrade world as far as Android goes at the moment and brings on a collection of update cards that give you information on your daily doings on the fly. This update also comes with more live camera filters.

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The Paradoxical Power of the Tiny Tweet

The Paradoxical Power of the Tiny Tweet

How did Twitter suddenly become the most powerful force for consumer advocacy? I can’t complain, because I’ve reaped the benefits, but it is fascinating that this tiny service, minute in so many ways, offers so much power to the individual user. It’s become easy, almost second nature, to wield this power over the mightiest of corporations. What’s most shocking, by far, is that it actually seems to work. You can really bend the will of a multinational conglomerate using Twitter in ways that seemed impossible talking to a representative of the same company face to face.

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EPA reviewing two Ford hybrids on questionable fuel economy claims

EPA reviewing two Ford hybrids on questionable fuel economy claims

Fuel economy is a big deal in today's car industry. With gas prices as high as they are and a looming energy crisis, it seems that manufacturers and consumers would both like to start weening off gas. Of course, since fuel economy is big, we hear car commercials talking up estimated miles-per-gallon figures all the time, something that has Ford becoming the subject of an EPA review.

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Star Trek Into Darkness teaser released!

Star Trek Into Darkness teaser released!

The official teaser for upcoming movie Star Trek Into Darkness has been released, helping build excitement for the second installment of the reboot due to hit theaters in May 2013. Seeing the return of director J.J. Abrams, along with Chris Pine and Zachary Quinto as Captain Kirk and Mr Spock, the movie also includes the addition of Benedict Cumberbatch - known for his role on UK Sherlock Holmes reboot Sherlock - as the gruff-voiced villain.

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