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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Google, Aopen's new Chrome desktops targeted at digital signage

Google and Aopen introduce new Chromebox and Chromebase all-in-ones for distribution of information and advertisements

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6 things to know about the USB-C port in the new MacBook

The new USB 3.1 port in the 12-inch MacBook is backward compatible with USB 3.0 and USB 2.0.

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HP aims for more prints from laser printers with new cartridge

HP's new laser printer cartridges, based on a new chemical formula, could result in 58 percent more color prints, the company says.

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HP embraces open hardware designs with Cloudline servers

HP adopts specifications from Open Compute Projects for its new line of low-cost servers

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Samsung opens Milk Music to everyone via the Web

The free streaming radio service was previously available only for Samsung devices

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Robots to get more processing muscle with Intel's Xeon D chips

The new chips will also make robots more secure, Intel said.

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Intel's full speed ahead on Skylake chips for tablets, PCs, servers

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says partners, including PC makers, are looking forward to Skylake.

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Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones already gaining momentum

Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS.

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Intel CEO Krzanich: What we're doing to succeed on smartphones

Intel is looking to partners to help make its mark in smartphones. IDG News Service sits down with Intel's chief executive, Brian Krzanich.

A quick hands-on with Cherry Trail: screaming graphics for tablets

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Intel's Atom X5 and X7 chips don't do a lot for battery life, but gaming is a joy

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Intel taps ARM graphics for new x86 smartphone chip, in a marriage of convenience

Intel has turned to competitor ARM to use Mali graphics in its new Atom X3 chip for low-cost smartphones

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Microsoft, Intel join forces on low-cost Windows 10 phones

Microsoft opens up the smartphone edition of Windows 10 to x86 chips, breaking ARM exclusivity.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 820 will pack a silicon brain with cognitive computing abilities

The Snapdragon 820 chips will be for premium mobile devices, and test units will ship in the second half

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MediaTek wants to put its chips in Chromebooks

MediaTek's new Helio X10 processor could bring 64-bit ARM CPUs and 4K video to Chromebooks

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USB 3.1 flash drives? Don't expect them anytime soon

USB 3.1 may be too expensive to start with for flash drives, the USB Implementors Forum CTO says.