Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Agam Shah covers machine learning, virtual reality, PCs, servers and chips for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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Intel’s Compute Card mini-computer is so small that you may lose it

You’ve perhaps never seen a full-blown computer smaller than Intel’s amazingly thin Compute Card, which was shown for the first time at CES.

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Dell will ship the first 32-inch 8K display, the UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD

Dell is heralding an era beyond 4K with its new 32-inch UltraSharp 32 Ultra HD 8K monitor, which is a sight to behold. But there's a caveat: PCs may not be ready for this cool display.

Nvidia's BB8 self-driving car

Xavier and BB8: Nvidia heroes drive ambitious autonomous car plans

The race between two key chip makers to put self-driving cars on the streets is getting heated.

Nvidia Shield TV

Nvidia packs new Shield TV console with 4K, HDR, and Google Assistant

Nvidia rolled out a Shield TV console, arming it with 4K and HDR capabilities for vastly improved gaming and video streaming.

Chromebook

Battle lines drawn as Chromebooks, Windows PCs renew rivalry at CES

Microsoft wants a go-to Chromebook competitor, and it may be getting a few in upcoming Windows 10 PCs with ARM chips.

Asus ZenBook 3 Deluxe

Asus's super-thin ZenBook 3 Deluxe packs in Kaby Lake, Thunderbolt 3

Asus' Zenbook 3 Deluxe won't get as much love as the company's Zenfone AR smartphone with Google Tango, but it's a stunningly thin laptop with some great features.

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon

PC shipments predicted to return to growth in 2018 after six-year skid

PC shipments nosedived after the release of Microsoft's disastrous Windows 8 in 2012, but Gartner is projecting a return to annual shipment growth in 2018.

Intel Go automotive development kit

Intel’s Go supercomputer for cars points to a PC-like horsepower race

There’s a race to put more computing power in self-driving cars, and it’s shaping up to be eerily similar to an earlier battle between Intel and AMD to crank up PC horsepower.

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Intel puts mobile chip failures in its past with first speedy 5G modem

Intel has a disastrous history with smartphones, but the company is now set to ship a groundbreaking modem that will deliver data transfer rates many times faster than regular wired Internet connections.

DJI's Inspire 2 drone

Seagate works with DJI to create new type of storage for drones

Drones can generate a lot of data when in flight and, especially when collecting video, need a lot of on-board storage.

ODG AR smartglasses

ODG's AR smartglasses offer a mix of Google Glass, Microsoft's HoloLens

The new R-8 and R-9 mixed-reality smartglasses from Osterhout Design Group are sleek, small, and fit in your pocket. The products show that AR headgear doesn't need to be as big and clunky as Microsoft's HoloLens.

Qualcomm Snapdragon tablet

ARM PCs with Windows 10 get a new start with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Take your pick: You could have Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 speedy chip in your next smartphone or PC.

Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

7 dazzling smartphone improvements with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip

Unparalleled improvements will come to smartphones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, a tiny chip with powerhouse features.

Intel Kaby Lake

12 things you'll get in PCs with Intel's new Kaby Lake chips

Amazingly thin PCs with Kaby Lake will get 4K video, VR capabilities, and longer battery life.

Intel NUCs with Kaby Lake

Intel's new NUC mini-desktops get Kaby Lake, Optane, and Thunderbolt 3

A lot of cool technologies are coming to Intel's latest NUC mini-desktops, which have been upgraded with the company's latest Kaby Lake chips.