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With OpenPower, IBM tries to turn the tables on Intel

The company will license its new Power 8 chip to other companies to build hyperscale systems

Toshiba, SanDisk NAND flash memory shrinks to 15-nanometer process

The chips feature a data transfer rate of 533 megabits per second, according to Toshiba

You want to replace Windows XP with Linux? Seriously?

The end of Microsoft support for XP has some considering Linux or other OS moves. Think hard before you go down that path

3D printing will transform these five industries

Early breakthroughs point to 3D advances in healthcare, aviation, retail, food, and space travel

Plastic computers taking shape, but won't replace silicon

Researcher says plastic computers are still far away, as challenges need to be resolved on writing data and processing

Google's DIY Project Ara won't fly in the real world

Maker types will love the idea of a smartphone with replaceable Lego-like pieces. Everyone else will buy a real smartphone

Intel sells more tablet chips but profits still fall

Intel shipped 5 million chips for tablets in Q1, but revenue dropped 61% as it has been paying tablet makers in a bid to compete better with ARM

USB Type-C: Simpler, faster and more powerful

The next generation of USB cables will be easier to use and able to push more data faster

Microsoft concedes Chromebooks are work-worthy

Offers Office Online apps via Chrome Web Store to Chrome and Chrome OS

Server makers rushing out Heartbleed patches

Dell, HP, and IBM issue firmware and software updates for servers affected by the Heartbleed bug

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Intel's Nehalem simply sizzles

In a range of tests, the new quad-core Xeon processor shows huuuuge performance gains more

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