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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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.

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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.