Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service Follow me on Google+

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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New DisplayPort 1.3 standard supports 5K monitors

DisplayPort 1.3 also supports multiple 4K monitors, so if you're looking to build one heck of a gaming rig, the standard has you covered.

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Why buy Intel's Broadwell chip, with Skylake waiting in the wings?

Intel sweeps its Broadwell microprocessors under the floor at IDF, and pushes Skylake as the next big thing. If you're going to buy a PC next year, maybe you should wait a bit.

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Microsoft expands Windows on Devices program for the Internet of Things

Microsoft wants to put a small version of Windows 8 on more developer boards

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Dense server battle to heat up with Intel's Xeon D next year

Intel's first Broadwell server chip, Xeon D, will be in servers next year

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Smartphones under $100 with Intel chip could ship next year

Intel plans to put its low-cost Sofia chip with integrated 3G in smartphones that could can "clearly go below $100"

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YotaPC? Intel slaps secondary e-ink screen on top of a laptop

The laptop has a second e-ink screen to view news, images, Twitter feeds and notifications

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Intel developing sensor chips for wearables, robots

Intel is also researching energy harvesting technologies for wearables

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Intel's next-next-gen Skylake chips set for 2015 launch despite Broadwell delay

Intel says Skylake will deliver better battery life and performance.

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Hands-on: Dell's razor-thin Venue 8 7000 tablet with Intel's RealSense 3D camera

Dell's Venue 8 7000 tablet is just 6 millimeters thick, and has a 3D sensing camera

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How Intel plans to break into smartphones

Intel will draw lessons from an aggressive strategy that bought it success in tablets.

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New Intel-powered Grantley servers pack more storage, DDR4 memory

HP, IBM, Dell and Lenovo introduce new servers with Intel's Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips, code-named Grantley.

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Lenovo, IBM x86 server strategy gets clarity as acquisition looms

IBM will provide the high-end System X and Flex products to complement Lenovo's low-end ThinkServer products

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Intel wants to modernize data centers with new Xeon server chips

HP, Dell, Lenovo and IBM will come out with servers running Xeon E5-2600 v3 chips, which are the first to support DDR4

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Wireless charging to reach PCs, tablets next year

Wireless charging will be common in laptops in a few years, much like wireless communications are today, Intel says.

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Intel wants to show it isn't an antiquated tech company by tapping into maker movement

Intel will show wearables, robots and smart electronics, and also talk about chips for mobile device, PCs and servers, at its upcoming developer forum.