Microsoft may invest up to $3 billion in Dell to help to company go private.
Famed technology inventor Ray Kurzweil working on making intelligent computers understand human language.
Following some indicators such as flat hard drive shipments from Seagate, Gartner said that global PC shipments declined year over year in the fourth quarter of 2012.
APC is expanding its idea of cheap Android computers with a device that is actually a fully functional, encased product and not just a mainboard.
Intel's PC Client Group is down 1.5-percent compared to the last quarter, and down 6-percent compared to the same quarter a year ago.
Numbers from one manufacturer point to million unit milestone being crossed before Raspberry Pi turns one.
Dell is reportedly interested in accepting a management buyout offer at a price of $13 to $14 per share, which would put the purchase price of the company into a range of $22 to $25 billion.
Samsung has given its Chromebox computer a significant upgrade. Instead of being powered by a Celeron B840 processor, the updated version now runs with a Core i5-2450M chip.
Dell has seen its share price jump by more than 20 percent on speculation that the company may be in negotiations to be bought out by a private equity firm.