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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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

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Dell to ship Windows 10 tablet with USB Type-C port

The new model of the Venue 11 Pro tablet is slated for September or October.

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7 new hardware technologies you'll see in Windows 10 PCs

Laptops with Windows 10 may have a host of new technologies like USB Type C ports, 3D cameras and Skylake chips.

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Google and Intel vow to speed up delivery of Android updates to devices

But only tablets and smartphones made with specs from Intel's Reference Design for Android will benefit

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Dell's Venue 10 7000 vs Microsoft Surface 3: Same price, different appeal

The Venue runs Android 5.0 and is thinner and lighter, while the Surface 3 comes with Windows, Office and more ports.

Attention, binge watchers: New 4K TVs from LG are 'Netflix recommended'

LG is placing more importance on streaming content in its new OLED and LED TVs