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

Intel says Skylake will deliver better battery life and performance


Microsoft tries yet again to fix Surface Pro 3 Wi-Fi problems

Initial reports about the Surface Pro 3's sixth firmware update in three months are promising, but users are still having Wi-Fi wake-up problems

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

Surface Pro 3 not overheating but needs a software fix, Microsoft says

An update will be released soon that will fix a problem that causes a temperature gauge to be displayed when rebooting

Microsoft cuts prices of Surface 2 in possible sign of new models this fall

Microsoft cuts prices of Surface 2 in possible sign of new models this fall

Fifth Surface Pro 3 patch in two months still doesn't address the big problems

Nobody seems to know why Microsoft has quietly released yet another firmware update for its troubled Surface Pro 3 tablet

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

Black Tuesday: Microsoft offers massive IE patch rollup but no ActiveX blocks

Initial reports also include puzzling behavior for some Start menu Taskbars, patches for some Surface tablets, and an underwhelming Win 8.1 'Update 2'

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

USPTO rejects claims of Apple patent in dispute with Samsung

The USPTO rejected some claims of the word 'auto-complete' patent that figured in a recent damages award, but the decision is not final

Android has good reason to fear Apple's resurgence

Suddenly, the punditocracy is saying Samsung's best days are behind, and Apple may dominate mobile again

Nadella leaves no doubt of who's in charge at Microsoft

Satya Nadella had his share of hits and misses in the first 6 months as the head of Microsoft, but he's made his presence felt from the start

Galaxy Note 4 won't turn around Samsung's ailing fortunes, analysts say

The company needs better high-end smartphones and a better portfolio of low-end devices

China scrubs Apple's iPad and MacBooks from government buying list

Report claims that China's government is increasing pressure on Western technology firms

Apple, Samsung agree to settle patent disputes outside the U.S.

However the two rivals will continue to pursue their existing mobile patent lawsuits in the U.S.

Surface damage mounts at Microsoft as red ink reaches $1.7 billion

The tablet business has lost money each quarter, and each fiscal year

Blame the iPad for the crash in tablet sales

The iPad is not new any more, and tablets are so good that you don't need a new one -- but it doesn't mean PCs are back

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