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.


HP hopes its 3D printers will drive the 'next industrial revolution'

HP wants to drive the "next industrial revolution" and spark a change in the way products are manufactured with its new 3D printers.

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HP-powered Titan Juxt smartwatches blend analog style with digital smarts

Is the wearables market just a hobby for HP, as the company claims? As new smartwatches -- like Titan's Juxt -- keep rolling out, that doesn't seem to be the case.

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This quirky Russian all-in-one PC skips traditional CPUs for a MIPS chip and Linux

Russia isn't known as the PC capital of the world, but this MIPS-based desktop is quirky enough to be worth a look.

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Intel outlines a plan to get back in line with Moore's Law

Intel prides itself on making computers faster, cheaper and smaller, but in recent years, the company has lost a chip manufacturing edge it had to make that happen.


Thunderbolt 3's lightning-fast speeds hit Linux PCs

Already compatible with Windows PCs and Macs, the super-fast Thunderbolt 3 connector technology will soon also work with Linux PCs.

Next-gen DisplayPort 1.4 standard will support 8K displays and USB-C

Big changes are coming to the popular DisplayPort display standard, with a new version 1.4 promising support for 8K displays.

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The 5 things that would have made Raspberry Pi 3 better

What can you fit into a Raspberry Pi 3 and still keep the $35 price? That's a question Raspberry Pi CEO Eben Upton wrestled with when planning the product.

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Microsoft, Raspberry Pi want you to launch Pi 3-based IoT, smart-home businesses

Microsoft and Raspberry Pi want people to build businesses and start Kickstarter campaigns around cool devices making use of the new Raspberry Pi 3 computer.

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AMD's iconic Athlon lives on as a bridge to Zen chips

In the early 2000s, AMD's Athlon chips rocked the PC market with innovative features like 64-bit capabilities, and Intel had to scramble to catch up.

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AMD's new A10-7890K is its fastest-ever desktop chip with an integrated GPU

AMD is shattering a speed record with the A10-7890K processor chip, its fastest chip yet with integrated graphics.


An open-source alternative to Android Wear OS for smartwatches emerges

Could the Android Wear and Tizen operating systems on smartwatches be replaced? French computer science student Florent Revest believes so.

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Supercharged Raspberry Pi 3 adds Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, and more speed, but still costs $35

Raspberry Pi has an in-store treat on its fourth anniversary.


Future electric cars could refill batteries from roads infused with wireless charging

Charging an electric car while driving may sound like a wild idea, but Qualcomm wants to bring that capability to automobiles.

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Cutting-edge GPU memory standards like GDDR5X and HBM will supercharge graphics

The growth of virtual reality and life-like games has made one thing clear: PCs and mobile devices will always need better graphics.

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Lightning fast SD cards for 4K and 8K video are coming soon

A new class of SD cards will be available later this year for devices like cameras, smartphones and VR headsets to quickly record and access 4K and 8K video.