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ARM to ship mini-computer for writing 64-bit Android L apps

ARM wants to boost its 64-bit hardware and software efforts with a new Android developer board. But it's also never shipped actual hardware before.

Samsung ships new 1TB SSD based on 3D technology

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Samsung says its new 850 Pro line of SSDs will start at $129.99 and offer up to 1TB of storage

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Flash storage faces challenge from Crossbar's RRAM

Crossbar's new memory type, called RRAM, will come in capacities of 1TB of more per chip

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Android TV gives Intel a new shot at the market after previous failures

The partnership with Google makes sense, analysts say, and allows Intel to enter the TV market without supplying content.

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Google paves way for 64-bit Android L devices by year end

The first 64-bit tablets and smartphones with Android L could arrive as early as October.

Google moves to cut prices of Android smartphones to under $100

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Google will provide a smartphone reference design for sub-$100 handsets as part of its Android One program

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Intel's mood-capturing 3D camera will be in tablets early next year

The RealSense cameras will be able to assess facial expressions and scan 3D objects.

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Intel introduces 'Jimmy,' the first member of a family of 3D-printed robot kits

The company is developing 3D-printed robots that mimic humans

MIT turns to experimental 36-core chips and 'shadow networks' in quest for speed

The chip reduces the number of cycles it takes to execute a task, boosting overall performance

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Micron's revolutionary Hybrid Memory Cube tech is 15 times faster than today's RAM

Micron's Hybrid Memory Cube, which stacks memory modules, is 15 times faster than DDR3 and also more power efficient

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Meet Knight's Landing: Intel's most powerful chip ever is overflowing with cutting-edge technologies

Intel's Knights Landing, which has new memory and interconnect technology, will be in supercomputers by the middle of 2015

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Panasonic's rugged 5-inch 'handheld tablet' can heat itself in extreme weather

The Toughpad line of mobile devices also offers built-in heaters to keep the products warm in freezing environments

Nvidia abandons 64-bit Denver chip for servers

Nvidia cancels plans to develop a 64-bit ARM chip for servers as questions linger about the viability of such products

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Looking beyond iPhone, ARM 64-bit chips get into servers with GPUs

Small server makers Cirrascale and E4 Engineering will be the first to ship 64-bit ARM servers

AMD tackles thorny problem of laptop battery life

AMD will improve its chips' power consumption over the next 6 years, hoping for idle battery life in laptops of up to 50 hours.