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Molecular flash memory could store massive data

Researchers focus on metal-oxide molecule clusters that can retain electrical charge and act as RAM

As Moore's Law approaches 50, Intel battling to keep up

Intel is facing more challenges in chip technology to keep up with Moore's Law, which manifested in the 14-nanometer process


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Surface Pro 3 firmware patch solves some glitches, but Wi-Fi problems persist

Microsoft releases its ninth firmware fix for the Surface Pro 3 in five months, and early results are mixed

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Pi, translated: The evolution of Raspberry Pi

It’s only been two years, but the Raspberry Pi has already come a long way.

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Drastic price cuts may damage PC industry, jeopardize Microsoft's hopes for Windows 10

Microsoft's strategy to kill Chromebooks could come back to haunt it in 2015, says analyst

Dell looks to wow clients with a new type of converged system

The PowerEdge FX has a modular design that can be configured for different workloads

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Intel will pay you $15 to settle claims it fudged Pentium 4 benchmarks

A lawsuit alleges that Hewlett-Packard and Intel manipulated Pentium 4 benchmarks 14 years ago

HP to jolt 3D printer market

HP's faster 3D printing could provide an impact on prices and speed up development of the technology

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Microsoft enters smartwatch market with $200 Microsoft Band

Band isn't Microsoft exclusive: apps will allow it to work with Apple iPhones, Android, and Windows Phones

Dropbox finds its way into HP, Acer PCs and tablets

The cloud storage company is pursuing partnerships to grow its already massive user base

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Windows 7 isn't going away, but it'll cost more

If you heard that OEMs like Lenovo, Dell, and HP will stop selling Windows 7 machines at the end of the week, you heard wrong

HP gives Moonshot server its first Xeon chip

The Moonshot ProLiant m710 uses a novel design to reduce energy and space requirements

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The robots are coming to steal your job

Automation technology isn't invading the IT industry alone -- robots are taking over a terrifying range of jobs

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Mac revenue tops iPad as Apple sells record 5.5M computers

Mac revenue outpaces iPad's by 25 percent; 'Obvious cannibalization' of the iPad, says CEO Tim Cook

Chipmaker AMD will cut staff by 7 percent

AMD's layoff news comes just a week after Lisa Su took over as CEO

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Intel earnings show stong revenue gains in notebooks, Internet of things

Net income is up 19 percent from a year ago, proof of healthy worldwide PC supply chain, Intel says

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Apple is now 5th largest PC maker in the world

IDC says Apple surpassed Asus to crack into the top 5 global PC makers -- though numbers from rival firm Gartner disagree

AMD replaces CEO with chip veteran Lisa Su, surprising analysts

Rory Read was doing well leading the struggling company, analysts say, but AMD also has a history of unceremoniously changing CEOs

It's official: HP will break itself in two

CEO Meg Whitman will head Hewlett-Packard Enterprise, while PC and printer business head Dion Weisler will run HP Inc.

IBM pumping more horsepower into Watson successors

IBM is adopting a new interconnect and making memory improvements for new Power servers due in 2016

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