Drop in PC demand is even worse than feared

The market of personal computers is even worse than feared and isn’t expected to get much better soon, according to an information technology research services company. Global PC shipments in 2016 are now expected to drop 7.3% from a year ago, according to data provided by International Data Corp.’s Worldwide Quarterly PC Tracker. That compares with IDC’s previous forecast of […]

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Back in Washington, Clinton, Trump work toward party unity

The presidential race shifted to the nation’s capital Friday, with Democrats executing a carefully orchestrated plan to unify their party around presumptive nominee Hillary Clinton. Her likely general election rival, Donald Trump, continued his months-long effort to win over the Republican base, with events wooing top donors and evangelical voters. With the primary contests all but over, a series of […]

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China’s Communist Party wants to turn up the volume on propaganda

If you think this is bad, you ain’t seen nothing yet. In the midst of the most dramatic crackdown on free speech in China in decades, the Communist Party’s propaganda department has been firmly rapped over the knuckles — for not shaping public opinion and promoting the party’s point of view forcefully enough Powerful government inspectors from the disciplinary commission […]

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How to protect your Facebook and Twitter accounts from hackers

Everyone gets hacked. Well, not really, but it feels like that these days. The Twitter accounts for the NFL, Drake, Tenacious D, Lana Del Rey, Beatles guitarist George Harrison, Chelsea Handler, and many more have been taken over by miscreants in the past few days. The exact reason isn’t clear, but there are a few possible culprits—not including the hackers themselves: […]

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Democrats close ranks as Obama backs Clinton, Sanders vows Trump defeat

The Democratic Party began to unite around presidential nominee Hillary Clinton on Thursday as President Barack Obama formally endorsed her candidacy and rival Bernie Sanders signaled he will soon drop out of the contest. In his endorsement, Obama called his former secretary of State possibly the most qualified person ever to run for president of the United States. “She’s got […]

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Clinton Wins Democratic Nomination

Striding into history, Hillary Clinton will become the first woman to top the presidential ticket of a major U.S. political party, capturing commitments Monday from the number of delegates needed to win the Democratic nomination. Clinton’s rise to presumptive nominee arrived nearly eight years to the day after she conceded her first White House campaign to Barack Obama. Back then, […]

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