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AMD moves desktop PC operations to China

AMD will be closer to key customers like Lenovo and get products to market quicker, analysts say.

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Mobile games could look better with ray-tracing tech from Imagination

Imagination Technologies introduces a ray tracing processor in its latest mobile GPU.

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Lenovo rallies troops after rivals swoop on IBM server deal

The move follows Meg Whitman portraying HP as a 'paragon of stability'

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Dell replacing displays on XPS 12 hybrids with 'burn-in' issues

The computer maker will replace screens whether the system is in or out of warranty

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HP taps Wi-Fi Direct, NFC to beef up security in business-focused printers

HP is adding NFC and Wi-Fi Direct printing features to new office printers

Dual-boot Android and Windows tablets, PCs face skepticism

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Analysts say dual-boot systems with Android and Windows will appeal to a few users such as coders and tests

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Memory rivals brace for legal battle after alleged trade secrets theft

The Toshiba-SanDisk joint venture has filed lawsuits against SK Hynix for misappropriating trade secrets

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Flashy, storage-happy supercomputers due in 2015

Supercomputers funded by National Science Foundation and due for deployment in 2015 will have petabytes of storage.

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D-Wave prepping quantum computers to outperform conventional servers

D-Wave preparing a faster quantum computer with a 1,024-qubit processor for release this year.

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Apple dominates 64-bit mobile chips as Android rivals lag

But ABI Research is predicting 64-bit chips will be on more Android mobile devices by 2018

Intel bides time on faster Thunderbolt connector

Intel can release cables based on silicon photonics to succeed Thunderbolt, but faster throughput is not needed, the company says

New Intel optical cable transfers data at a blistering 800Gbps per second

U.S. Conec has started shipping MXC cables to distributors

Qualcomm names licensing chief as new president

Derek Aberle helped cut technology licensing deals and crafted Qualcomm's legal strategy

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Samsung's Milk music streaming service is free, has no ads

Samsung's Milk streaming service initially will work in U.S. and on Galaxy devices, but will be extended to other countries and devices

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TI targets enthusiasts with $19.99 mini-computer

Components can be added to Texas Instruments' Tiva C Series Connected LaunchPad through expansion cards.