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

Samsung, Intel, Dell team on Internet of Things connectivity standards

The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication and communication standards

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Wireless could come to more Arduino boards with Atmel buy

Chip maker Atmel agrees to buy Newport Media and its wireless technologies for $140 million.

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Intel will make chips for Panasonic's audiovisual systems

Panasonic's TVs and stereos may look and sound better with Intel's 14-nanometer, 3D chips

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

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IBM to present the incredible shrinking supercomputer

IBM wants to shrink its Watson server to the size of a pizza box

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Mobile devices to beam 4K video direct to TVs with Qualcomm buy

Qualcomm will integrate WiGig in the Snapdragon 810 chip after buying Wilocity.

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ARM to ship mini-computer for writing 64-bit Android L apps

ARM wants to boost its 64-bit hardware and software efforts with a new Android developer board. But it's also never shipped actual hardware before.

Samsung ships new 1TB SSD based on 3D technology

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Samsung says its new 850 Pro line of SSDs will start at $129.99 and offer up to 1TB of storage

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Flash storage faces challenge from Crossbar's RRAM

Crossbar's new memory type, called RRAM, will come in capacities of 1TB of more per chip

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Android TV gives Intel a new shot at the market after previous failures

The partnership with Google makes sense, analysts say, and allows Intel to enter the TV market without supplying content.

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Google paves way for 64-bit Android L devices by year end

The first 64-bit tablets and smartphones with Android L could arrive as early as October.

Google moves to cut prices of Android smartphones to under $100

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Google will provide a smartphone reference design for sub-$100 handsets as part of its Android One program

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Intel's mood-capturing 3D camera will be in tablets early next year

The RealSense cameras will be able to assess facial expressions and scan 3D objects.

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Intel introduces 'Jimmy,' the first member of a family of 3D-printed robot kits

The company is developing 3D-printed robots that mimic humans

MIT turns to experimental 36-core chips and 'shadow networks' in quest for speed

The chip reduces the number of cycles it takes to execute a task, boosting overall performance