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AMD's Kaveri A-series chip

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Here's what the new Intel will look like

The chip maker is scaling back its PC efforts and going deep on 3D memory, FPGAs, and silicon photonics

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Intel axes 12,000 jobs as it looks to break away from PCs

The company looks to diversify from PCs into the growth areas of IoT and servers

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Apple refreshes MacBook with Skylake processor

The new MacBook boasts a 25 percent improvement in graphics performance and a longer time between charges, Apple claims

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Quantum computing, here we come: A qubit data bus may soon be possible

A research breakthrough could put much faster computing within reach

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Next-gen Intel Pentium and Celeron chips are coming soon

The new chips, code-named Apollo Bay, are based on the Goldmont architecture

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Intel starts baking speedy FPGAs into chips

If Nvidia and AMD have graphics processors, Intel is now deploying screaming co-processors of its own answer in the form of FPGAs

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Servers with Nvidia's Tesla P100 GPU will ship next year

The new GPU -- Nvidia's fastest yet -- will provide a serious performance boost to servers and supercomputers

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Nvidia unifies a big list of developer tools in one package

Nvidia's SDK unified toolkit brings together its game development, supercomputing, virtual reality, automotive, drone, and robot development tools

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Intel draws fire for not writing Win10 drivers for older Sandy Bridge PCs

Users who bought top-of-the-line Intel-based PCs a few years ago probably won't have Miracast support in Windows 10; video may not work right either

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AMD's new 7th Generation laptop chips will take on Intel's Skylake

The first 7th Generation chips will be available in HP's Envy X360 15.6-inch laptop

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Laptops, tablets could pack more DDR4 memory with Samsung breakthrough

Samsung is bringing faster, more power-efficient DDR4 memory to PCs, hybrids, and servers


Intel's top PC, IoT executives leave in management shakeup

Kirk Skaugen, who ran the Intel's PC group, and Doug Davis, the leader of the IoT group, are leaving the company

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Intel's 22-core Broadwell chips will speed up cloud services

Intel is targeting cloud service providers with new line of Xeon E5-2600 v4 chips

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Microsoft relents, extending support for Skylake PCs with older Windows versions

An attempt to force new PCs to run Windows 10 after July 2017 created a customer backlash instead

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Intel's Python distribution provides a major math boost

The still-in-beta Python distribution uses Math Kernel Library to speed up processing on Intel hardware

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Qualcomm server chips now available to ARM developers through cloud service

Qualcomm's upcoming server chips are being tested by top-tier cloud players, but now developers can also work with them through a new cloud service.

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AMD hopes Zen chips will bring back the Intel faithful

AMD says Zen puts the company on par with Intel on technology and manufacturing

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Intel eyes a path to get back in line with Moore's Law

Intel prides itself on making computers faster, cheaper and smaller, but in recent years, the company has lost a chip manufacturing edge it had to make that happen.

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