Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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First products from Apple-IBM deal to come next month

The initial offerings will target banking, government, retail and three other sectors

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IPhones dial in larger Apple profit in fourth quarter

But iPad shipments continue to decline

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With chip fabs gone, IBM's hardware future will be in high-end design

After selling chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM will focus on designing faster chips and Watson-like computers

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Apple's iPad Air 2 chip paves the way for new devices

Apple's A8X chip could be used in the next Apple TV, 4K TV, gaming devices or even Macs, analysts said.

Chipmaker AMD will cut staff by 7 percent

AMD's layoff news comes just a week after Lisa Su took over as CEO.

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Whoops! Apple leaks iPad Mini 3 and iPad Air 2 details ahead of Thursday's event

Some information about the new gear was posted on iTunes

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Intel preps new technology to secure credit card transactions

Intel's Data Protection Technology for Transactions works with Apple Pay

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Asus Padfone X Mini brings its compact smartphone-tablet combo to the U.S.

Why decide between a smartphone and a small tablet? The Asus Padfone X Mini lets you enjoy both. It'll ship on October 23 through AT&T for $199 with a two-year contract.

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Dell appoints server chief in leadership shuffle

Dell veteran Ashley Gorakhpurwalla will run the company's server business following the departure of Forrest Norrod

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Dell pushes Alienware 18's CPU to a face-meltingly fast 4.4GHz

The 4.4GHz chip Core i7-4940MX is Intel's fastest mobile processor ever.

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Hopes high for HP spinoffs, but PC and printer concerns linger

Some HP customers worry about the future of the PC and printer business without the resources of the combined enterprise.

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Dell expands stable of ARM server prototypes, but is not shipping products yet

Dell has developed a prototype ARM storage server for customers to play with

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Should you buy an HP PC after the plan to split?

The plans to split PC/printing and hardware operations could have long-term implications

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IBM pumping more horsepower into Watson successors

IBM is adopting a new interconnect and making memory improvements for new Power servers due in 2016

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Next DRAM bust will slow down chip market in 2016, Gartner says

But the market will record fast revenue growth until then