Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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

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PC makers disclose plans to bring Windows 10 to PCs

Dell will start shipping its first PCs preloaded with Windows 10 on July 29.

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Faster Wi-Fi coming soon to a device near you

Qualcomm's QCA9994 and QCA9984 Wi-Fi chips tap into the higher 160MHz spectrum.

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Five reasons why Intel wants to buy Altera

Altera specializes in FPGAs, reprogrammable chips which Intel lacks

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Smart devices could get a big battery boost from ARM's new chip design

ARM is putting a new power-efficient design in place for its low-power Cortex-M chip designs.

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Chromebooks powered by MediaTek chips will appear 'very soon'

MediaTek demonstrated a non-functional Chromebook with its 64-bit MT8173 processor at Computex

Cloud gaming at 4K is still years away, Nvidia CEO says

Changes needed at server and infrastructure level to support 4K game streaming from Internet, Jen-Hsun Huang said

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Acer's army of new PCs includes laptops, desktops, and a Chromebox

New offerings include a new 11-inch Switch hybrid, Aspire Z all-in-ones and Chrome desktop

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Windows takes early lead over Android in Cherry Trail tablet battle

Acer said it will launch a tablet with Cherry Trail later this year

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Computex focus shifts from PCs to wearables, IoT

PC enthusiasts, however, will hear about CPUs, GPUs, Thunderbolt and other components.

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Researchers claim to boost cell-phone battery life with radio signals

The Ohio State University researchers are working with startup Nikola Labs to commercialize the technology

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Chromebook craze won't abate this year

Chromebooks could however face competition from low-cost Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices.

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HP sells majority stake of China server, storage business to Tsinghua Holdings

The companies are forming a joint venture called H3C to sell HP enterprise hardware products

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Fierce smartphone rivalry driving faster chip development, ARM CEO says

New mobile chips are now being developing at a yearly pace to line up with smartphone announcements.

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UNICEF, ARM bet on wearables to help the underprivileged

Their 'Wearables for Good Challenge' is aimed at developing wearables that can help improve the health of mothers and children

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Dell's new printers aim at the cloud to enable easy any-device printing

Dell announces new multifunction printers, adding to its expanding lineup of cloud-computing hardware