A new report by the Royal Society has urged the British Government to spend more money on computing programming education in schools after it found 54% of schools did not offer lessons in the subject.
As UK students get their A-Level results it has been revealed that just 9.8% of those completing computing courses were girls. Computing courses saw fewer people than expected during the last year.
Researchers have managed to reliably move electrons around a semiconductor by using femtosecond laser pulses, opening the way to ultrafast computers, and in the future, quantum devices.
Beta testers are in the process of receiving Dell's tiny computer, formally known as 'Wyse'. The device runs Android 4.1 and could be available in only a matter of months, should testing go well.
Raijin was unveiled today at the National Computational Infrastructure, where it impressed with operation speeds of around 1.2 petaflops; it's currently Australia's fastest supercomputer.
Intelligence services across the world are wary of products from Chinese tech manufacturing giant Lenovo, fearing the company has been including 'back-doors' that could be use to steal data.
Due to government leaks and other recent events, there has been serious discussion in Russia's government about going back to typewriters. Such a change could cut down on future potential leaks.
We take a look at Celluon's Magic Cube: a laser keyboard projected from a small 'Cube' rather than taking up large amounts of space like a conventional keyboard. How does it compare?
A decline in global PC shipments and sales has forced HP to reshuffle their PC business, moving long-time head Todd Bradley to strategic growth and replacing him with ex-Lenovo employee, Dion Weisler.
QWERkeys, a company focusing on mechanical keyboard parts, has posted a number of teaser images of their own product. A niche market, though the future of the board doesn't appear to be guaranteed.
The latest model of the mechanical Das Keyboard has come to market, in the form of the 'Quiet' model. Offering Red switches, it should be the quietest model in the company's overall line-up.
HP have come out and said that they are going to focus more on mobile computing products, now that the tablet and smartphone market has moved “very fast,” according to CEO Meg Whitman.
Microsoft has turned against a partner they've had since the mid-1980s in Callison Architecture, due to poor quality work on one of their main data centers. This left thousands of machines at risk.
Almost twenty years after it had disappeared, the oldest functioning digital computer in the world has been restored and put on display. The hefty British bruiser was found in a municipal store room.
If you need a ridiculous amount of storage space, Western Digital can say that they more than have you covered. The company has brought its top-tier hard drives to a monstrous 4TB capacity.
Microsoft's Steven Sinofsky dropped some knowledge today with the factoid that Windows 8 has had a ridiculous amount of testing, with over a billion hours of pre-release tests from users.
A Neowin forum member has started an interesting thread that we can all relate to. Entitled ‘What are your worst computing mistakes?' have a read and let us know if you've shared similar experiences.
The RSA has unveiled a product allowing users to split their passwords across two different computer servers for additional security; hackers will need access to two different servers to attack.
Matias has announced their latest conquest to be the world's quietest mechanical keyboard. Using internals developed by Matias themselves, the Quiet Pro might be the perfect office accessory.
TshirtOS, while looking like an elaborate hoax when we last reported on it, really is an actual concept. It's a t-shirt running an operating system and offering more than your current t-shirt could.
Paul Ferson takes a look at the Matias Corporation's Tactile Pro keyboard; a mechanical keyboard aiming to improve on the formula Apple showed the world in 1987, as well as adding new touches.
Information from sources inside Microsoft seems to indicate that the company is attempting to reduce the usage of the word 'Metro', which has become synonymous with their modern design.
As the legendary Commodore 64 home computer celebrates its thirtieth birthday this week, we take a brief look at what made the system such a phenomenon, one that's still fondly remembered today.
The designers of the ZX Spectrum, arguably one of the most recognisable computer designs ever, are reunited to discuss the infamous consumer friendly computer.
Amazon's cloud service is now said to power 1% of all internet traffic in North America, with a third of all users visiting an Amazon cloud site at least once a day.
Alan Turing, one of the forefathers of modern computing, has become a target for petitioning. Should the petition prove effective, Turing could replace Darwin on some bank notes.
An operating system allegedly created by members of the faceless hacktivist group Anonymous has prompted security warnings and concerns, with main group members distancing themselves from it.
DNA decoding is proving to be a fundamental part in identifying genetic problems as well as diseases in general. A unique USB flash drive has been made to make this process more efficient.
A project thought up by Nigel Tyrell, head of Environment at Lewisham, named LoveCleanStreets, came about in 2004. The project allowed anyone that spotted trash or graffiti around the area to report it by taking...
In 2008 Royal Mail, the British national postal service, moved over to cloud computing. The mail service had recently been under threat from more efficient competition and privatization. In order to streamline services and, more...
With the year coming to a close it's time to look back at some of the most relevant stories and product launches of 2010. TechSpot does a brief recount of tech happenings in six categories:...
Recently a company has begun offering special glasses, or "digital performance eyewear" to aid people who sit behind a screen all day. Most have either seen these glasses advertised somewhere, or part of a typical...
Today marks the six month anniversary of the launch of Windows 7 on October 22, 2009. Six months on and Windows 7 is a winner for Microsoft. Some organizations are also claiming the success of...
This week, news regarding Apple's plans to build a billion dollar data center in North Carolina has become something of a talking point. The incentive was initially announced by the company back in June after...
I.B.M. plans to build a sizable business by bringing Google-style computing to mainstream corporate customers. The I.B.M. strategy, to be announced today, seeks to exploit the technical work and commercial interest in large data centers...
In an announcement made today, electrical device maker Emerson Electric Co. has agreed to pay $350 million in cash for cell-phone maker Motorola Inc.'s embedded communications computing business, a division of Motorola which recorded $520...
When engineers flick the switch to turn on the world's fastest supercomputer later this year it will be capable of chewing its way through 1,000 trillion calculations every second. But this speedy number cruncher could...
An executive from Advanced Micro Devices said that while both ATI, graphics product group of AMD, as well as Nvidia Corp. have been talking about general purpose computing on graphics processing units (GPGPU) for years,...
Channel 10 has revealed the Microsoft Surface Computer, a fully functioning multi-touch computing system – a project which started four years ago and will be launched later this year. "Surface computers will start with Microsoft...
Bill Gates discusses the software and computer industry, and how Microsoft has contributed. Gates also discusses his views on the future of the computing industry. The talk was recorded in 1989 but was only recently...