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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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.

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Meet the Tesla K80: Nvidia's most powerful graphics card yet has an insane 24GB of RAM

Nvidia's in 2016 will release graphics products with the NV-Link interconnect, which is five times faster than PCI-Express 3.0

Intel turns to light beams to speed up supercomputers

Intel's optical technology will light up supercomputers next year

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US funds effort to regain supercomputing crown from China

Department of Energy is ordering up supercomputers that are five to seven times faster than existing systems in the country

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IBM shares plans for supercomputing future

IBM is placing more accelerators, CPUs and FPGAs at multiple layers in supercomputers

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Nvidia's GRID cloud PC game-streaming service takes on Sony's PlayStation Now

Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming service will be available free, but only to Shield tablet and handheld game console users in the US.

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Ingenic's Newton2 allows DIY smartwatches, smartglasses

The Chinese company reduces the size and power consumption of Newton2 by 50 percent compared to its predecessor

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Open-source Gizmo 2 PC packs an AMD CPU, Radeon graphics

The Gizmo 2 open-source computer has an AMD x86 CPU and GPU chipset and will sell for $199

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Imagination eyes wearables as target for graphics chips

Imagination claims its Series7 GPUs will boost object recognition and augmented reality. How long before they appear on your wrist?

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HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

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Two new 360-degree action cameras are hitting the market

JK Imaging's Kodak PixPro SP360 and VSN Mobil's V.360 are priced at $349.99

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Dell drops 5K monitor price after Apple launches 5K iMac

Dell says it will ship its UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD for under $2,000

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Dell to put depth-sensing 3D cameras in more Android, Windows devices

The first tablet with a depth-sensing 3D camera is expected out by the end of the month, and Dell has more to come.

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Dell cautiously optimistic about Windows 10

Windows 10 resolves some issues of Windows 8, but it's premature to predict how the OS will do, Dell executives said.

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Teenager gets financial backing to make low-cost Braille printer

Thirteen-year-old Shubham Banerjee won't have ask his parents for cash to make a low-cost Braille printer