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Intel's Thunderbolt 2 now allows peer-to-peer Mac connections

The feature is available now through OS X Mavericks

Raspberry Pi plans even tinier, modular $30 micro-computer for industrial use

The new Pi board with circuitry from the famous $25 PC will ship later this year and likely be priced at $30 in lots of 100 units

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Qualcomm reveals 64-bit Snapdragon 810 and 808

Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 810 chip supports 4K video, LPDDR4 memory, and will be in mobile devices in the first half of next year

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3D printer price drops could lure home users

3D printer prices have fallen to less than $500, but basic models can print only limited objects and colors.

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3D-printed modules for Google's Ara phone coming early next year

3D Systems' CEO says modular parts for Project Ara will have basic circuitry at first but grow more sophisticated over time

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New rugged laptop from Dell has a screen with a twist

Dell introduces a 11.6-inch rugged laptop that can double up as a tablet

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Fumble-free USB 3.1 connector will be in products by year end

USB Implementers Forum says final USB 3.1 specification will be published in July

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Newton is the first MIPS-based mini-computer for wearables

The Newton development kit is the first with a MIPS CPU. Android Wear is on the roadmap, too.

Intel plays defense against ARM with Cloudera stake

Beyond selling more x86 chips, the Intel investment could be pushing Cloudera away from software development for ARM.

Samsung's 28-inch, 4K monitor to sell for $699.99

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Samsung's new 4K monitor should bring the price of 4K monitors down even further.

Intel upgrades Edison, its smallest computer

Intel will add more connectivity capabilities to its Edison board for wearable devices.

Lenovo recalls ThinkPad batteries for fire hazard

The company has set up a Web page about the recall, which affects numerous laptops sold in 2010 and 2011.

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Intel makes 'significant' investment in Hadoop company Cloudera

Intel will market Cloudera's Hadoop distribution over its own

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Intel cautious about selling wearable devices directly

The acquisition of fitness tracker Basis opens the way in that market, but Intel plans to move slowly

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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says