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How ARM set itself up for a $32 billion acquisition

The TV you watch perhaps has an ARM processor chip in it. So does the Amazon Echo that helps switch on the light and air-conditioner through voice commands.

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SoftBank will acquire ARM for $32 billion

The acquisition would give SoftBank a strong presence in the smartphone and IoT markets

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HPE wins $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle

Hewlett Packard Enterprise has been awarded $3 billion in a lawsuit against Oracle over a largely forgotten Intel processor

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Oracle pledges 'x86 economics' with new Sparc servers

Oracle also launched the MiniCluster, an 'engineered system' for the rest of us

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IBM prepares Power9 to take on Intel and ARM

The Power chip already seen significant adoption wins for high-end servers

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IBM wants to sell Power servers based on OpenCompute designs

IBM is warming up to the idea of adding servers using its Power processors and the OpenCompute open design to its product portfolio.

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Fujitsu drops Sparc, turns to ARM for Post-K supercomputer

Using ARM processors in servers could be Fujitsu's next step, chipping away at Intel's dominance there

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Intel pits monster 72-core Xeon Phi chip against GPUs

When introducing its new monster 72-core Xeon Phi chip, Intel couldn't help but take a swipe at graphics processors being sluggish for some tasks.

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HPE shows off a computer intended to emulate the human brain

Researchers are working on a new type of chip that may act as an intelligent co-processor

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Reports: Apple will move to Intel for some iPhone chips

American iPhones on AT&T networks will reportedly use Intel chips instead of Qualcomm

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Google just made a leap for quantum computing

Combining two approaches could lead to a more scalable system, the researchers say

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Lenovo just signed a chip deal that points to a VR future

On the eve of its Tech World conference in San Francisco, Lenovo has signed a deal that will allow it to bring virtual reality to more of its products in the future.

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How Intel plans to change servers as it breaks away from PCs

Intel is changing the way it approaches server installations with new chip, storage, memory, and interconnect technologies

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Intel's next monster 24-core chip is made for high-performance computers

Intel's 24-core Xeon E7-8890 v4 chip could help protect against bank fraud, the company says

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Overclocking for beginners

Overclocking might have an exotic image but it's not too difficult to start. At the entry level, an Intel desktop app provides an immediate performance boost.

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Intel faces a challenge in the server market with new ARM chips

Intel has doubled down on servers as it looks to shed its reliance on PCs, but the chip maker's ARM competitors are getting ready to put on a challenge.

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Intel beefs up integrated graphics in Skylake server chips

If you are not happy with the quality of streaming video, it's perhaps because a server doesn't have a good graphics processor.

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Move over Skylake: An Asus PC with Intel's Kaby Lake chip is coming in Q3

The Asus Transformer 3 tablet is the first PC to be announced containing Intel's 7th Generation Core processor, code-named Kaby Lake

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