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IBM's quantum processor comes out of hiding

The company will open up a 5-qubit quantum processor to everyone through the cloud

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Intel's Atom architecture to live on despite smartphone chip cancellations

The next-generation Atom architecture code-named Goldmont will be in upcoming Pentium and Celeron chips code-named Apollo Lake

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Death of Intel's Atom casts shadow over rumored Surface Phone

Microsoft still reportedly remains committed to Windows 10 Mobile running on ARM chips. But is that enough?

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A new AMD licensing deal could create more x86 rivals for Intel

AMD is licensing its server chip technology to a Chinese joint venture and may later license its PC chip designs

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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

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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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