|Server Sales Rise, But Revenue Falls
Although the PC market is declining, the server industry is still posting gains, albeit slight ones. In the third quarter of 2013 worldwide server shipments grew 1.9 percent year-over-year, according to Gartner.
|Here Comes the New USB Plug
Time to get ready for a new USB plug. The new connector for USB 3.1 will be reversible, so a user can insert it with either side on the top, and it may be the only connector needed for many devices.
|Google Cloud Service Aims at Amazon
The cloud wars continue. Google has opened up its cloud-based Compute Engine, added greater performance, and dropped pricing to better compete with Amazon, IBM, Microsoft and others.
|Encryption Arms Race Escalates
Encrypted email, secure instant messaging and other privacy services are booming in the wake of the NSA's recently revealed surveillance programs. But is encryption technology worth it?