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Microsoft expanding Windows on Devices program

Microsoft wants to put a small version of Windows 8 on more developer boards


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Intel aims to get inside everything, not just PCs

Intel's chips now power all sorts of items you probably didn't expect: beer kegs, big-rig trucks, and wireless charging

9 nightmare sci-fi virtual realities that are closer than you think

Emerging technologies in virtual and artificial reality blur the line between science and fiction

Dell PowerEdge R730xd

Review: Dell's 13G PowerEdge R730xd, a workhorse server with a kick

Hardware improvements, rich storage options, and plenty of room for expansion add up to a very fast, flexible 2U workhorse

Move over, Raspberry Pi: 7 single-board computers for geeks

Get a head start on the next tech boom by hacking together tomorrow’s Internet of things hit today

Oracle gives Exadata some backward compatibility

Database 10gR2 is now supported on Oracle's flagship 'engineered system,' although caveats apply

7 far-out technologies that are closer than you think

Some of these technology innovations sound like science fiction, but they may land in your data center sooner than you'd imagine

Microsoft tweaks Windows to lure Internet of things market, maker community

Microsoft is shipping a Galileo board with custom Windows OS to reach smart devices and Internet-connected appliances

SAP makes it cheaper, easier for customers to use Hana in certain scenarios

The move signals that competition has truly arrived in the in-memory database market, says one observer

10 things you need to know about Microsoft's Surface Pro 3

The Surface Pro 3 sports some impressive capabilities. Here's the scoop on its software to its performance to its sound and camera

The quiet before the next IT revolution

Now that the technologies behind our servers and networks have stabilized, IT can look forward to a different kind of constant change

Boost that battery! Tips and tricks for laptops

No matter how good your laptop's battery, it's easy to run out of power by day's end. Here are some ways to keep your system running

Red Hat aims at standardization with Linux for 64-bit ARM servers

Red Hat wants Linux for ARM servers to avoid the fragmentation that plagued Unix in decades past

11 offbeat battery chargers: Portable power with a twist

There's no need for a portable phone charger to be boring -- here are 11 chargers for your smartphone (or tablet) that are both useful and creative

What you need to know about using Bluetooth beacons

Apple's iBeacons technology is merely the start of a new approach to location-aware apps

Review: Dell XPS 15 Touch is the best Windows laptop ever

Dell's big, fast, 15-inch flagship laptop and its amazing touchscreen give the MacBook Pro Retina a run for its money

IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

The company is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon

Hero hacks: 14 Raspberry Pi projects primed for IT

VoIP PBXes, NTP servers, Web-controlled power strips -- hack together one of these handy, cheap solutions for the server closet and beyond

10 evil supercomputers -- and their fiendish plans for our demise

Nothing quite says Ctrl-Alt-Delete like a computer gone psychotic

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