Stories by Anush Yegyazarian

Security by the numbers

Cybercrime and worries about online safety continue to grow. Here's information on trends, product use, and losses relating to online security issues.

The computer ate my vote

"The computer ate my..." sounds like the setup for a bad excuse you'd hear in grade school. But the headline of this column, which appears on T-shirts from the activist group True Majority, points to not-so-funny problems that some voters encountered in past elections, and that may affect others in November.

TVs of the future: Flat and huge

SAN FRANCISCO (01/28/2004) - Bigger, brighter, and unwired--that's what the new crop of flat-panel TVs from LG Electronics Inc., Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd., and Sharp Corp. promises for consumers in 2004. But don't rush out to the store just yet: Many of the most exciting models are at least a few months away, and still others may not make it to showroom floors for a couple of years.

$40 printer, $40 ink

SAN FRANCISCO (09/22/2003) - Hewlett-Packard Co.'s Deskjet 3520 is the first ink jet printer to be introduced at US$40. Surprisingly, we found its overall print quality to be fairly good--but you'll pay as much for one set of replacement black and tricolor cartridges as you did for the printer itself.

Intel unveils 1.13-GHz Pentium III

Intel has announced its latest addition to the Pentium III line, a 1.13-GHz model that makes it--for now--the fastest CPU available for desktop PCs.