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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.

Xerox offers new tools, services to help businesses curb remote printing costs

Users will be able to print documents at remote locations, but the cost and volume of the printing will be monitored by managed-print service administrators.

Intel regroups to address small devices, wearable tech, DIY crowd

Intel's new business group is dedicated to The Internet of Things.

Fujitsu shows servers using light, lasers to transfer data

Fujitsu has demonstrated servers with thin fiber optics that will use lasers and light transfer data, replacing the older and slower electrical wiring technology.

Catalyst supercomputer at the Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory

New supercomputer uses SSDs as alternative to DRAM, hard drives

A new supercomputer being deployed this month in the U.S. is using solid-state drive storage as an alternative to DRAM and hard drives, which could help speed up internal data transfers.

Prototype HDMIPi LCD monitor kit

Raspberry Pi inspires an LCD monitor effort on Kickstarter

The monitor, called the HDMIPi, will include an LCD panel that will show images at a resolution of 1280 by 800 pixels and could cost only $100.

Intel's Galileo board with Quark chip

Intel's open-source Galileo computer on sale for $69.90

Hackers and DIY'ers take note!

Apple's tablet lead shrinks as Android gains momentum

Android tablets drove tablet sales growth in the third quarter of 2013. Appleā€™s iPad shipments were flat, and Windows tablets continued to struggle, according to two research reports.

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Bay Trail chips to speed up Lenovo's next ThinkPad Tablet

The ThinkPad Tablet product line is based on the Windows OS, and the new, hopefully speedier, tablet will likely come with Windows 8.1, Lenovo said.

Lenovo Yoga tablet (1)

Lenovo claims battery life crown with new Yoga tablets

Lenovo is claiming that its new Yoga tablets will offer 18 hours of battery life when browsing the web, which would be the longest when compared to other tablets.

Dell completes deal to go private, no change in product plans

Dell is officially a private company now, allowing the hardware maker to get back to business as usual.

Lenovo ThinkPad X240 (2)

Lenovo delays touchscreen option for ThinkPad X240 laptop

In forums, customers have expressed an interest in buying the laptop with either a touchscreen or a full HD screen but the touchscreen option is on hold until at least December.

ARM servers with 64-bit Calxeda chips to ship next year

Low-power servers running on Calxeda's 64-bit ARM chip will be available a year from now, Calxeda said.

IBM licenses ARM's mobile processors for communications chips

IBM has licensed smartphone and tablet processor designs from ARM, which will be used in new communications and networking gear.

Chip chief Dadi Perlmutter to leave Intel

Perlmutter was seen by analysts as an odd man out after some of his duties were distributed in the midst of multiple management shakeups over the last two years.

New ARM embedded chip architecture aimed at cars, hospitals, factories

A new ARM architecture for embedded chips could boost the power and precision of systems used in a variety of products, including car brakes, medical devices, and factory systems.