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Intel promotes five as focus grows on communications, manufacturing

Intel promotes Aicha Evans and Neil Tunmore to senior roles in the wireless and manufacturing divisions, respectively

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Apple to continue reliance on Imagination for mobile graphics

Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.

Thunderbolt 2 cables are now longer, and more expensive

Other World Computing starts selling a 30-meter optical cable for $899, and Corning shows a 61-meter cable

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Dell says it is open to layoffs as rumors swirl

Dell declines to confirm a media report that it would lay off sales and marketing people in the U.S. and EMEA

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Makers get tools to hack wearable tech for innovation

Intel, Freescale to ship mini-computers for do-it-yourselfers interested in wearable computing

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Intel finishes work on 64-bit Android 4.4 for x86 smartphones

Now device makers can load the OS on their products, and developers can start making applications for it

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Prices of 4K desktop monitors plummet below $800

Lenovo, Acer and Dell will ship 28-inch monitors under $800 in the coming months

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Intel set to bring next-gen DDR4 DRAM memory to computers later this year

Intel is bringing support for DDR4 memory to its server chips code-named Grantley, which are based on the Haswell architecture, sources said

Turbo-charged mobile storage coming soon from Toshiba

Toshiba's drive is based on the UFS 2.0 specification, with data transfers as fast as 1.2GBps

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Android heads to desktops as reliance on Internet grows

Lenovo, HP, and Acer show Android all-in-ones, but the success of such PCs remains in question.

AMD shifts gaming rig focus from discrete CPUs to APUs with integrated graphics

AMD will bring integrated graphics processors in chips to gaming rigs

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New chips equipped for 4K video streaming

STMicroelectronics joins the 64-bit ARM chip race with new chips for set-top boxes.

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Freescale wants to kickstart DIY wearables with new Warp development kit

Freescale's mini-computer called Warp allows DIYers and device makers prototype wearable devices

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Roku thinks outside the box, builds into TVs

Roku's streaming service will be incorporated into TVs from six companies this year, including TCL and HiSense

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LaCie brings 1TB of wireless storage to iPad, iPhone

LaCie's Fuel drive solves the problem of limited storage in the iPad and iPhone.

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