ITworld Hardware http://www.itworld.com/taxonomy/term/40/all en Windows Server 2003 support expiration could push sales next year http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year Server sales could spike with the expiration of extended support for Microsoft&#039;s Windows Server 2003 OS in July next year, a Dell executive said.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429586/windows-server-2003-support-expiration-could-push-sales-next-year#comments Hardware Operating Systems Software Windows News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:36:43 +0000 IDGNS staff 429586 at http://www.itworld.com Most USB thumb drives can be reprogrammed to silently infect computers http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429585/most-usb-thumb-drives-can-be-reprogrammed-silently-infect-computers Most USB devices have a fundamental security weakness that can be exploited to infect computers with malware in a way that cannot easily be prevented or detected, security researchers found.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429585/most-usb-thumb-drives-can-be-reprogrammed-silently-infect-computers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429585/most-usb-thumb-drives-can-be-reprogrammed-silently-infect-computers#comments Endpoint Security Hardware Security News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 20:43:42 +0000 IDGNS staff 429585 at http://www.itworld.com Qi wireless charging spec gets more flexibility with distance extension http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429536/qi-wireless-charging-spec-gets-more-flexibility-distance-extension The Qi wireless charging spec added a resonance extension to its existing induction spec, meaning enabled mobile devices can be charged more than an inch away from the pad. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429536/qi-wireless-charging-spec-gets-more-flexibility-distance-extension" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429536/qi-wireless-charging-spec-gets-more-flexibility-distance-extension#comments Hardware Mobile & Wireless News wireless charging Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:36:09 +0000 IDGNS staff 429536 at http://www.itworld.com University researchers develop glasses-free display http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429535/university-researchers-develop-glasses-free-display Fumbling around for your near-vision glasses to read the tablet screen? University researchers may have come up with a way to alleviate that problem.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429535/university-researchers-develop-glasses-free-display" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429535/university-researchers-develop-glasses-free-display#comments Hardware News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:53:10 +0000 IDGNS staff 429535 at http://www.itworld.com 25G driving Ethernet switch market to $25B http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429464/25g-driving-ethernet-switch-market-25b The impending arrival of 25G will help drive the Layer 2-3 Ethernet switch market to approach $25 billion in 2018, according to Dell&#039;Oro Group.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429464/25g-driving-ethernet-switch-market-25b" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/cloud-computing/429464/25g-driving-ethernet-switch-market-25b#comments Cloud Computing Hardware Internet Networking News networking hardware Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:55:37 +0000 IDGNS staff 429464 at http://www.itworld.com AMD's Kaveri processors coming to smaller, cheaper desktops http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429454/amds-kaveri-processors-coming-smaller-cheaper-desktops Advanced Micro Devices wants to help gamers build cheaper, smaller desktops through new processors the company started shipping on Thursday<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429454/amds-kaveri-processors-coming-smaller-cheaper-desktops" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429454/amds-kaveri-processors-coming-smaller-cheaper-desktops#comments Hardware News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:04:15 +0000 IDGNS staff 429454 at http://www.itworld.com Vision-correcting display nixes your need for eyeglasses http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429435/vision-correcting-display-nixes-your-need-eyeglasses Scientists at the University of California, Berkeley, are working on computer screens that would adjust their images to accommodate individual user&#039;s visual needs. Think of it as a display that wears the glasses so users don&#039;t have to. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429435/vision-correcting-display-nixes-your-need-eyeglasses" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429435/vision-correcting-display-nixes-your-need-eyeglasses#comments Hardware News Thu, 31 Jul 2014 19:17:59 +0000 IDGNS staff 429435 at http://www.itworld.com Intel's MinnowBoard Max coming in late, commanding higher prices http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429384/intels-minnowboard-max-coming-late-commanding-higher-prices It&#039;s been a rough start for Intel&#039;s MinnowBoard Max open-source computer, which has been delayed and is now pricier.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429384/intels-minnowboard-max-coming-late-commanding-higher-prices" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429384/intels-minnowboard-max-coming-late-commanding-higher-prices#comments Hardware News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 22:49:58 +0000 IDGNS staff 429384 at http://www.itworld.com Oracle-based system for US visas still glitchy after software update http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429365/oracle-based-system-us-visas-still-glitchy-after-software-update There&#039;s no immediate end in sight to trouble that has hit the U.S. State Department&#039;s computer system for processing visa applications and caused problems for thousands of people worldwide.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429365/oracle-based-system-us-visas-still-glitchy-after-software-update" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429365/oracle-based-system-us-visas-still-glitchy-after-software-update#comments Government Hardware IT Management Software News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:48:46 +0000 IDGNS staff 429365 at http://www.itworld.com Innovation nation: 13 technology advancements made in Japan http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160599/innovation-nation-13-technology-advancements-made-japan-429358 <!--paging_filter--><p>Japan has fallen off the radar in recent years, but it's still a vital if quiet place of creation</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160599/innovation-nation-13-technology-advancements-made-japan-429358" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Business Data Center Green IT Hardware IT Management Mobile & Wireless Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:00:00 +0000 kgerich 429358 at http://www.itworld.com Look who's innovating: Japan continues to blaze trails but with a lower profile http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429356/look-whos-innovating-japan-continues-blaze-trails-lower-profile Japan has gone from being the economic Godzilla to economic Godzuki, at least in terms of perception, and it bears much of the blame for that. Japan is still the third-largest economy in the world after the U.S. and China, impressive for a nation of just 120 million. You don&#039;t hear about it anymore, but that doesn&#039;t mean it stopped innovating. <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429356/look-whos-innovating-japan-continues-blaze-trails-lower-profile" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/it-management/429356/look-whos-innovating-japan-continues-blaze-trails-lower-profile#comments Hardware Internet IT Management Personal Tech Science Feature Wed, 30 Jul 2014 20:25:43 +0000 jnaze 429356 at http://www.itworld.com Like Amazon, other firms want permission to fly drones http://www.itworld.com/429341/amazon-other-firms-want-permission-fly-drones Amazon made headlines this month when it sought permission from the U.S. government to test its drone-based delivery service, but it&#039;s far from the only company that&#039;s applied for such approval.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/429341/amazon-other-firms-want-permission-fly-drones" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/429341/amazon-other-firms-want-permission-fly-drones#comments Hardware News Drones robotics Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:11:11 +0000 IDGNS staff 429341 at http://www.itworld.com Top technologies the CIA thinks are hot http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160604/top-technologies-cia-thinks-are-hot-429338 <!--paging_filter--><p>Through its investment firm called In-Q-Tel, the CIA funds companies, mostly start-ups, to push forward technologies  deemed useful to  government intelligence agencies.</p> <p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/slideshow/160604/top-technologies-cia-thinks-are-hot-429338" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Hardware Wed, 30 Jul 2014 19:00:00 +0000 kgerich 429338 at http://www.itworld.com AMD's new 64-bit ARM board points way to x86 coexistence http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429337/amds-new-64-bit-arm-board-points-way-x86-coexistence Advanced Micro Devices is moving closer to a motherboard design that will accept both x86 and ARM chips with the shipment of its first 64-bit ARM board.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429337/amds-new-64-bit-arm-board-points-way-x86-coexistence" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/hardware/429337/amds-new-64-bit-arm-board-points-way-x86-coexistence#comments Hardware News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:36:39 +0000 IDGNS staff 429337 at http://www.itworld.com Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429336/red-hat-aims-standardization-linux-64-bit-arm-servers Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.<p><a href="http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429336/red-hat-aims-standardization-linux-64-bit-arm-servers" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://www.itworld.com/operating-systems/429336/red-hat-aims-standardization-linux-64-bit-arm-servers#comments Hardware Operating Systems Software News Wed, 30 Jul 2014 18:39:01 +0000 IDGNS staff 429336 at http://www.itworld.com