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Why David Sacks should be Microsoft's next CEO

<i>Disclosure: I worked at Microsoft 2008-2009. Microsoft stock is a meaningful part of my portfolio.</i><p>With the announcement of Steve Ballmer’s pending departure from Microsoft, the stock shot up the value of 8 Aols. Clearly the market is happy to see Ballmer go. In his tenure at the company, the stock …

Razer's outspoken CEO slams HP and Dell, says he 'loves Apple'

Min-Liang Tan builds a MacBook for Windows gamers<p>The PC industry is in the midst of a dramatic decline. Desktop and laptop sales have been steadily falling for years, and PC makers are scrambling to figure out how to reshape their businesses in this so-called post-PC era. But Min-Liang Tan, the …

Boot up: iPads are PCs (Microsoft says), patent trolls unmasked, Denmark's snoopers, and more

A quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>The future is killer devices connected to amazing cloud services >> …

Plastic iPhone back plate spotted in China or just iPhone 5 in a case?

Numerous global sites are running images this morning with what the posters claim are plastic backings of upcoming ‘value’ iPhones. Because of the lack of any evidence that these are real we’re running these only for discussion. As Mark said last night, these could be anything.<p>The above image …

Gaming PC Review: Origin's Chronos Stays Cool Under Pressure, Outperforms Competition

My continuing coverage of small form factor gaming PCs wouldn’t be complete without including a system housed by the sexy Bitfenix Prodigy. Origin PC stepped up to fill that role with a custom <b>Chronos</b>, a system boasting a first-place podium finish in a few crucial categories.<p>Origin PC’s Chronos …