Ultrabooks – slim, portable high-powered notebooks – are expected to soak up the limelight at CES 2012.
The three dominant themes investors should watch for in the coming year
Stock market falls sharply, with the Dow losing 162 points, after two big ratings agencies said the fiscal pact between European leaders would make little difference in solving the region's debt problems. Intel's lower fourth-quarter guidance dragged the stock market down further.
Robert Noyce is celebrated today with a Google doodle image of an integrated circuit - a micro chip. But Robert Noyce was more than just a great engineer, he was also a mentor to Silicon Valley entrepreneurs such as Steve Jobs at Apple, Inc.
Hillary Clinton’s visit to Burma ( Myanmar) is reminiscent of US visits to Vietnam in the '90s. One big difference, say analysts, is that continued momentum toward political reform is key for Burma.
Copiale Cipher: Computer scientists have cracked the code of the Copiale Cipher, an 18th-century manuscript of a German secret society known as the 'Oculist Order.'