Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, PCWorld

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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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Hands-on: Acer's Chromebook 15 is dirt-cheap, but bulky

Acer made some compromises to bring its 15.6-inch Chromebook 15 down to the $200 price range

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Acer's new Liquid Leap wearable bands measure stress

The wearable bands can also measure heart rates and count steps.

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Acer's new laptops, hybrids set tone for Windows 10-Chromebook battle

Acer announces $199 Chromebook 15 and slightly more expensive Windows-based Aspire hybrids and laptops

How Intel could prolong Moore's Law with new materials, transistors

Intel could start using new materials and a new transistor structure in upcoming chips

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Qualcomm looking to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process.

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Apple's 12-inch MacBook can use third-party USB Type-C cables

Owners of new MacBook will have other options in addition to Apple's cables.

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Microsoft shows impressively accurate hand-tracking system for VR

Handpose could take virtual reality and robotics control to new levels

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Five paths for Moore's Law

Even after the prediction dies, there may be ways to make devices smaller, faster and power efficient, analysts say

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Moore’s Law turns 50: What’s next for this tale of incredible shrinking chips

Moore's Law took us from room-sized servers to computers on a stick, and the law itself may shrink to nothing soon--though new chip technologies could change everything.

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LG shows Thunderbolt 2 compatible 4K monitor

The 31-inch LG 31MU97Z will end your search for a Thunderbolt-compatible 4K monitor.

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For Microsoft, hardware and OS consistency are key in Surface 3

Microsoft says with Surface 3, customers wanted a "little sibling" to the Surface Pro 3

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Convenience, apps draw people to check out the Apple Watch launch

Crowds swarmed online to order Apple's first smartwatch, creating an order backlog that stretches to June for some models.

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Fancy a wire-free laptop? Intel just showed one

Intel's prototype can be wirelessly charged and connected to peripherals. Others like it could be launched in 2016, or even later this year.

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PC shipments hit a six-year low as XP upgrades slow down

Some buyers are also waiting for Windows 10 PCs. All in all, it's bad news for the PC industry.

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US challenges China in supercomputing race with upcoming 180-petaflop system

It's a U.S. Department of Energy supercomputer called Aurora, which will be deployed in 2018