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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This $65 Raspberry Pi competitor takes the hassle out of DIY micro-PCs

The Creator CI20 board will have 1080p graphics and wireless capabilities

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ARM technology in Apple's A7, A8 chips gets an upgrade

ARM says first test chips based on the ARMv8.1-A architecture will come out in the second half of next year.

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Windows 10 could prompt upgrades of 600 million aging PCs

Hardware makers are eager to put Windows 10 on PCs to boost shipments

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HP sees HP-UX sticking around for 10 years

HP has an HP-UX road map extending to 2022, which could possibly expand to 2025

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To grow in IoT, Cypress and Spansion plan $4 billion chip merger

After merging, Cypress and Spansion will target the growing IoT market

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$100 Windows tablets take dead aim at Android

HP, Toshiba and E-Fun are selling Windows tablets for under $100 with 7-inch and 8-inch screens

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Tablet craze cools down as iPad shipments decline

Tablet shipments will increase by just 7.2 percent this year, compared to 52.5 percent in 2013.

Intel and McAfee plan to kill PC passwords with new biometric authentication

McAfee software to log into Windows and websites will be available for download by year end

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AMD tablet chip development stalls as priorities shift

AMD is assigning more resources to products with larger profit margins.

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Low cost, high resolution: Prices for 4K displays sink below $500

4k displays aren't just for video pros or designers any more: Dell, AOC and Planar all offer super-high-resolution displays at increasingly affordable prices.

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Intel's got a 'Chromecast,' too

The thumb PC devices will plug into smart TVs and monitors, Intel executives said.

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As Moore's Law approaches 50, Intel's battling to keep up

Intel is facing more challenges to keep up with Moore's Law, which manifested in the 14-nanometer process

Intel says its supercomputing chips won't suffer Larrabee's fate

Meet Intel's latest accelerator for supercomputers, code-named Knights Hill. It's the latest generation of the Xeon Phi line, which Intel says it's committed to.

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Mobile 4K video getting wired to TVs through USB 3.1, MHL

USB 3.1 will support the MHL 3 specification, which can stream 4K mobile video transfers from mobile devices.

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Meet the Tesla K80: Nvidia's most powerful graphics card yet has an insane 24GB of RAM

Nvidia's in 2016 will release graphics products with the NV-Link interconnect, which is five times faster than PCI-Express 3.0