Lenovo Still in Small Windows Tablets
Investor Wants EMC To Spin Off VMware
How Chrome Eats Your Battery Life
Cisco Woos More Devs with DevNet
Verizon Boosts FiOS Upload Speeds
Device maker Lenovo has clarified a report that indicated it is getting out of the small Windows tablet business -- as in the ThinkPad 8 and the 8-inch Miix 2. But the firm said it is not exiting that market.
Activist investor Elliott Management is pressuring storage technology company EMC to spin off its VMware subsidiary to increase shareholder value, according to news reports.
It turns out that Google's Chrome Web browser, by changing a Windows setting to increase plug-in performance, can shorten the life of laptop batteries by 25 percent even after the browser is closed.
Working to wooing developers, Cisco has launched DevNet, a initiative to spark community and teamwork. DevNet aims to drive an open community of software devs to build Cisco-enabled apps faster.
Verizon is pushing upload speeds that match download speeds for its FiOS residential and work-at-home customers. The free upgrade aims to make it faster and easier to upload files and data to the cloud.