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Broadcom unveils 25G Ethernet, SDN optimized chip

Cloud-scale switches based on Broadcom Tomahawk should emerge soon from vendors

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

Intel's Skylake chips set for PCs and tablets next year

Intel says Skylake will deliver better battery life and performance

Intel wants to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips

HP, Dell, Lenovo, and IBM will come out with servers running Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips, the first to support DDR4

Intel wants to show it isn't an antiquated tech company

Intel will show wearables, robots, and smart electronics and also talk about chips for mobile device, PCs, and servers at its developer forum

Intel's Core M chips headed to 20 Windows tablets, hybrids

No Android devices are on the radar yet for Core M chips, which bring PC-like performance to paper-thin tablets

Nvidia sues Samsung and Qualcomm, wants Galaxy sales blocked

Nvidia says seven of its GPU patents were infringed, opening a new front in the patent wars

AMD's new eight-core FX chips based on aging Piledriver architecture

AMD aims new eight-core FX chips at PCs from under $1,000 to $1,500

Intel amps up desktop performance with its first 8-core PC chip

The Core i7 chip is aimed at gaming and high-performance desktops

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

Dell adds Intel processor to new Wyse thin client

Dell wants to pack more power into its thin client used to access Web and server-based applications

At last, Intel has mobile chips to reckon with

The smaller 'Broadwell' chips with 3D transistors will finally give Intel a leg up in its battle with ARM

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

AppliedMicro's 64-core chip could spark off ARM core war

AppliedMicro to cram 64 cores in X-Gene 3 chip to crank up performance

Oracle's Sparc M7 chip to supercharge in-memory computing

The new Sparc chip that will ship in Oracle's Unix servers next year promises big performance gains

Microsoft to speed up Bing with FPGAs next year

Microsoft moves from experiment to deployment of FPGAs to deliver faster search results

Nvidia claims 64-bit Denver chip will outperform Apple's A7

Nvidia shares details about its Denver chip for the first time at Hot Chips

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

Mobile chips face lockdown to prevent hacks

Chip makers are adding more security layers to protect mobile device users from malicious attacks and code injection

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