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.

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AMD ships delayed ARM-based "Seattle" server chips to a cautious market

AMD wants to counter concerns that system administrators may have about placing ARM servers in data centers with its new chips code-named Seattle, which are now shipping in volume after a long delay.

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Intel's $30 Arduino 101 board lets you make wearables and robots at home

For $30, Intel's Arduino 101 board provides an easy path for makers to build a wearable computer, a mini-robot or a smart appliance for the home.

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The world's first 13TB SSD is here

The 13TB SSD has more than two times the storage of the world's highest-capacity SSD, also from Fixstars.

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Swanky gaming PCs thrive in slumping computer market

In a declining PC market, high-priced gaming desktops and laptops are thriving.

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Google wants to bring Project Tango's computer vision to robots, drones

Google wants to extend Project Tango beyond smartphones and tablets to robots and drones

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Integrated CPU graphics are catching up with discrete graphics cards, says Intel

If you're a casual or mainstream gamer, you don't need a discrete graphics card, Intel says.

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Intel to ship $99 3D RealSense camera that will also support Android

Intel is adding Android OS support to its latest RealSense R200 webcam, which will sell for US$99.

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New flash drives pack faster speeds, higher capacity with USB 3.1 support

It'll take less time to transfer files from a PC with faster USB 3.1 thumb drives announced at CES, which also have more storage capacity.

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Lenovo's open to making a HoloLens competitor

The idea of Lenovo bringing out a HoloLens-like competitor to market isn't far-fetched to the company's chief technology officer Peter Hortensius.

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Lenovo, Google partner on Project Tango smartphone

Lenovo is partnering with Google to develop a new smartphone that could change the way people see and understand the physical world around them.

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Look for Amazon's new homegrown chips in data centers, not Fire devices

Amazon's jump into the chip business won't change what's in Fire devices -- for now -- but it'll help the retailer drive more media delivery, file storage and cloud systems in homes and data centers.

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Intel again promises cool devices with Curie, but will they come?

Ever seen voice-activated fitness tracking sunglasses? Or smartwatch-like devices producing music out of thin air? They were all on show during Intel's keynote at this year's CES.

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Intel's smartphone with integrated RealSense 3D camera to ship for $399

Intel has made a new smartphone with a 3D RealSense camera that can recognize objects and detect motion and gestures, much like a Kinect camera.

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Intel delivers faster, but more expensive thumb-size Compute Stick PCs with Core M chips

Intel's new thumb-size Compute Stick PCs are getting faster and more sophisticated, but also more expensive.

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PC makers drawn to snazzy OLED screens as they look to replace LCDs

It's a small victory for Windows PC makers over Apple in displays: they are ahead in putting vibrant OLED screens in computers.