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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Former AMD CEO Rory Read finds a home in Dell

He's been named president of Dell's worldwide commercial sales and COO of its Enterprise Solutions Group.

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Microsoft to support 8K video resolutions with Windows 10

8K displays aren't here yet, but Microsoft's looking forward with Windows 10.

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After hitting Raspberry Pi 2, Windows 10 will head to Qualcomm's board

Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c provides GPS, Wi-Fi and other features that Raspberry Pi 2 doesn't have

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Acer adds horsepower to Chromebook with Intel Broadwell chip

Acer has added a Core i5 processor its Chromebook C910, which up to now has run on Core i3 or Celeron chips

HSA spec released, will share workloads among CPUs, GPUs

HSA Foundation's first software and hardware specification could extract more performance, battery from mobile devices

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Intel doesn't want Curie wearable computer making fashion statements

Intel is planning to ship Curie on a button-sized board and a multi-chip module with basic components.

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Intel to ship built-to-order Xeon D chips in second half

Through custom chips, Intel's Xeon D chips will better fit customer needs

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Qualcomm's Raspberry Pi-like computer has wireless capabilities

Qualcomm's DragonBoard 410c brings 64-bit ARM processors to enthusiasts, but there's no price or shipment date available yet.

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Windows forecast to gradually grab tablet market share from iOS and Android

IDC says the market share for Windows will grow as global shipments for tablets slows down in the coming years.

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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


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

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