GM, Hyundai models win most JD Power quality awards – Reuters

ReutersDETROIT (Reuters) – General Motors Co on Wednesday received more awards for initial quality from J.D. Power than any other automaker in the U.S. market, as its chief executive officer was grilled by a U.S. congressional committee about safety issues.Porsche is top brand in new car quality survey, Fiat worstFox NewsPorsche is tops, Hyundai up […]

Intel expands custom chip work for big cloud providers – PCWorld

PCWorldIntel is stepping up its efforts to build custom chips for online giants like eBay and Facebook, giving them a boost in performance and, Intel hopes, another reason to keep buying its microprocessors. The chipmaker is working with the big online firms to embed …Intel woos Internet heavyweights with flexible server chipsReutersIntel dives deeper into […]

Amazon introduces Fire smartphone – USA TODAY

USA TODAYAmazon today introduced a new smartphone, the Amazon Fire, at a press conference in Seattle. The phone will be Amazon’s latest foray into hardware, following its successful line of KIndle e-readers and media players. The phone has a 4.7 inch LCD screen, …Amazon launches Fire smartphone: Building a device for PrimeZDNetAmazon CEO Unveils Smartphone […]

Porsche is tops, Hyundai up in Power quality study – USA TODAY

USA TODAYPorsche again tops the auto industry’s top measure of new-car build quality, although the overall number of problems in all cars is increasing as new technologies are introduced. J.D. Power and Associates says that Porsche easily led the Initial Quality Study.GM Lands Most Models at Top of JD Power Quality SurveyBusinessweekPorsche is top brand […]

Animated GIFs Finally Come to Twitter – Wall Street Journal

Wall Street JournalAnimated GIFs have finally come to Twitter. You can now share the ever-looping images on Twitter.com, or through Twitter’s Android and iOS apps. Depending on your stance on GIFs, which are rampantly popular across the Internet, this is either a day of joy …It’s Official, You Can Finally View GIFs on TwitterWiredTwitter now […]

New Facebook app forces you to trade messages – CNN

CNN(CNN) — As expected, Facebook has launched a Snapchat-like mobile app that lets users trade ephemeral photo- and video-based messages. But that’s not what’s most interesting about it. With the new app, called Slingshot, you can’t view an incoming …Facebook launches new image messaging app SlingshotBBC NewsFacebook launches new messaging app ‘Slingshot’, with a twistZee […]

GM Lands Most Models at Top of JD Power Quality Survey – Businessweek

BusinessweekGeneral Motors Co. (GM:US), dogged by a widening recall crisis, still managed to place the most models atop one of the auto industry’s most closely watched quality measures, with its Chevrolet Malibu besting the Toyota Camry. GM won six model segments, …Porsche Tops JD Power Initial Quality Study for Second Consecutive YearNew York TimesPorsche Is […]

Microsoft Antimalware Programs Vulnerable to Malware – Tom’s Guide

Tom’s GuideAlmost every responsible computer user has an antimalware program of some kind, but that won’t do much good if the program itself can be attacked by malware. Microsoft is pushing out a patch for a severe vulnerability in the Microsoft Malware Protection …Microsoft fixes flaw in its own security softwareComputerworldMaliciously crafted files can disable […]