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Agam Shah is a reporter for the IDG News Service in New York. He covers hardware including PCs, servers, tablets, chips, semiconductors, consumer electronics and peripherals.

AppliedMicro offers first development kit with 64-bit ARM server chip

AppliedMicro's $5,000 MyX-Gene development board will ship to system makers, software partners before solo developers.

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Avago agrees to buy LSI for $6.6 billion

Avago looks to ride the wave of growing mobile traffic with LSI acquisition

Intel to acquire wireless assets of Mindspeed Technologies

Intel gets wireless base-station expertise with acquisition

ARM targets mobile gaming with Geomerics acquisition

ARM wants to boost its presence in the fast-growing mobile gaming industry.

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Dell establishes $300 million venture fund to invest in emerging tech

The fund will invest in early-growth companies in the areas of storage, cloud, data, security, mobility and data centers.

Dell Chromebook 11 (1)

Dell's Chromebook 11 breaks reliance on Google's cloud

Dell's first Chromebook is targeted at the education market, with consumer models coming later.

Dell joins the Chromebook army with 11-inch educational laptop

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Dell will initially ship Chromebook 11 to educational institutions, models coming to consumers later

HP shrinks full-sized Haswell desktops with new mini PCs

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HP crams a Haswell processor, storage, memory into small desktops sizes such as thin clients

Sharp's PN-K321 4K Ultra HD LED

Apple selling Sharp 4K monitor ahead of Mac Pro launch

Apple is selling the Sharp PN-K321 4K Ultra HD LED monitor for $5444 at its UK online store.

PCWorld News

Core wars redux: Intel to ship 15-core chip

Intel's 15-core server chip code-named Ivytown will be targeted at high-end servers

Acer new 21.5-inch all-in-one PC has an integrated battery

But Acer's Aspire Z3-600 offers only 2.5 hours of battery life.

Lenovo looking at acquisitions to expand enterprise unit

Widely known as a PC maker, Lenovo wants to expand its server unit ouside of China.

Windows tablet shipments to grow, but won't challenge Android, iOS

IDC is projecting Windows tablets to have a 10.2 percent market share by 2017, increasing from an expected 3 percent this year.

Intel's Quark chip

Users should have their hands on Intel's Galileo computer within two weeks

Intel's Galileo board will be based on the extremely low-power Quark processor.

HP Slate tablets running Android Jellybean hit the market

Hewlett-Packard's latest Android tablets come in a variety of screen sizes at prices ranging from $150 to $330.