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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Dell targets Microsoft Surface with 4K Latitude 12 tablet

Dell believes it can offer a sexier, lighter and more feature-loaded tablet than Microsoft's Surface with its new Latitude 12 7000.

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4K video coming to drones, robots, VR headsets and cars with new chips

New chips on show at CES should make 4K video playback and capture easier for consumer electronics.

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Dreaming of a wire-free laptop? It's getting closer to reality

In the not too distant future, PC makers want to free your laptop of wires and cables. Some announcements at CES signal progress toward that goal.

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From cars to supercomputers: Nvidia pushes ahead with new chips

Hidden deep inside Nvidia's hour-long presentation was a momentary glimpse into the company's latest integrated Tegra chip, which could have a significant impact on the company's direction in supercomputing, entertainment and mobile products.

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New SuperMHL 8K connector could be in PCs by 2018

Watching movies and playing games on today's computers are getting better with 4K resolution, but a new connector for TVs and monitors could allow laptops and desktops to connect to 8K displays as early as 2018.

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HP to ship Spectre X360 with OLED screen

HP will ship a Spectre X360 hybrid with an OLED display in the U.S. spring season.

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Nvidia to equip self-driving cars with water-cooled 'supercomputer'

If Nvidia's new "supercomputer for cars" called Drive PX 2 works as promised, self-driving cars won't fall into a lot of trouble with the police.

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Lenovo's first action game coming this year

Lenovo is stretching outside its comfort zone by developing its first game ever, called Game State, an action and role-playing game that will debut later this year.

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Intel wants to guide drones in the right direction with Ascending acquisition

Intel will use Ascending Technologies' algorithms with 3D RealSense cameras.

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Samsung's latest portable SSD banks on USB-C connections

The pocket-size T3 isn't just for PCs.

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HP tackles 'visual hacking' with privacy filters in laptop, tablet screens

HP will start integrating privacy filters in laptop and tablet screens this year.

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Acer supersizes the screen on its all-in-one desktop, the Chromebase 24

If small screens on Chrome OS computers don't cut it for you, Acer's new Chromebase 24 all-in-one will please you with the largest display yet in a Chrome desktop.

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Acer's Aspire Switch 12 S tablet packs 4K screen, 3D camera, Thunderbolt 3 port

Are you looking for a 4K screen, 3D camera and Thunderbolt 3 port in one tablet? Acer's latest 12.5-inch Switch 12 S hybrid could be for you.

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OLED finally comes to laptops with Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Yoga hybrid

Lenovo moves on from the LCD technology that has been used in laptops for decades.

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HP exits low-cost tablet market in product shakeup

HP is scrapping its low-end tablet lineup to focus on detachables, hybrids and business tablets.