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.

PCWorld News

Lenovo puts AMD chip in ThinkPad 11e laptop

Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yoga 11e and ThinkPad 11e can also be bought with Intel's chips based on Broadwell architecture

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AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

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HP wants augmented reality and 3D imaging to set apart its PCs, tablets and laptops

With innovations like the Sprout, the company is staking its hardware future on machines that do more than your average PC.

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HP teases wire-free computing with Elite X2 1011 hybrid

HP's tablet-first Elite X2 1011 will be able to transfer data to a wireless display through a WiGig dock

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HP Pro Slate 12 tablet boasts Concore Glass, Duet Pen tech

The stylus for HP's new 12-inch Android tablet can be used to take notes on the tablet and paper

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PC prices will stay low this year, Intel says

Intel's fourth-quarter earnings benefitted from a rebound in PC shipments

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Intel's bought a foothold in tablets, but now it wants to cut its losses

Intel shipped 46 million tablet chips in 2014, exceeding its goal of 40 million

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Google cooks up a food-truck model to sell Project Ara smartphones

The first Project Ara trucks will be deployed in Puerto Rico

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Report: Samsung makes $7.5 billion buyout bid for BlackBerry

A Reuters story citing a possible deal has sent Blackberry shares soaring.

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Memory prices to fall this year after stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent.

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Google's Lego-like Project Ara smartphone to get a hardware store

The Ara Module Marketplace store will sell hardware modules that can be snapped on to the Project Ara smartphone.

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The Windows 10 vs. Chrome OS battle means it's a great year to buy a PC

Consumers will benefit from the competition: Cheaper Windows machines will try to keep people from straying to Chromebooks, and people who skipped Windows 8 will have a new crop of Windows 10 machines waiting for them.

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Lenovo builds robot for selfies

The Fiebot robot is more like an adjustable tripod to take selfies. But who cares? Because selfies, right?

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Windows 10 will breathe life back into Microsoft's operating system, Lenovo says

Customers are seen to be wanting to upgrade to Windows 10, said the company's CTO.

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Curved displays invade PCs at CES: Why they could be a better fit than curved TVs

Curved displays shown at CES may make more sense as monitors than for TVs.