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Intel stresses in-memory computing with 15-core server chip

Intel's Xeon E7 v2 chips will go into servers with up to 32 sockets.

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HP embraces Android KitKat's native printer support, starts making mobile printing easy

HP announces Color LaserJet Pro MFP M476, which can take in-app mobile print commands

Kickstarter hacked; logins, encrypted passwords accessed

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User data was stolen, though credit card information remained intact, Kickstarter said.

AMD's ARM chips not yet HSA compliant, but support is coming

A specific timeframe has not been given, but future chips will be compliant with HSA Foundation specifications.

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Nvidia's Tegra will focus on 'superphones,' CEO says

Nvidia will focus on tablets, gaming devices and automotive markets with Tegra chips.

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Samsung joins IBM, Google in OpenPower alliance

It is not clear yet if Samsung will license the Power architecture

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New Cortex-A17 processor gives mid-range smartphones and tablets a shot in the ARM

ARM's Cortex-A17 processors will reach mobile devices next year

Intel shares details of 15-core Xeon chip, Ivytown

Intel's 15-core server chip, code-named Ivytow,n will run at clock speeds from 1.4 GHz to 3.8 GHz.

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Intel aims to cut graphics power draw with research chip

Intel says a new graphics core can cut power consumption by 40 percent and increase battery life in devices

Intel promotes five as focus grows on communications, manufacturing

Intel promotes Aicha Evans and Neil Tunmore to senior roles in the wireless and manufacturing divisions, respectively

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Apple to continue reliance on Imagination for mobile graphics

Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.

Thunderbolt 2 cables are now longer, and more expensive

Other World Computing starts selling a 30-meter optical cable for $899, and Corning shows a 61-meter cable

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Dell says it is open to layoffs as rumors swirl

Dell declines to confirm a media report that it would lay off sales and marketing people in the U.S. and EMEA

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Makers get tools to hack wearable tech for innovation

Intel, Freescale to ship mini-computers for do-it-yourselfers interested in wearable computing

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Intel finishes work on 64-bit Android 4.4 for x86 smartphones

Now device makers can load the OS on their products, and developers can start making applications for it