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ARM: If other ARM chipmakers want to emulate Intel's x86 chips, that's fine

ARM executives said other ARM licensees could follow Qualcomm's lead and emulate Intel's x86 instructions for Windows 10. For its part, ARM is busy with the connected car.

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AMD drops huge news on Ryzen overclocking and core counts at CES 2017

Every single Ryzen chip can be overclocked, but don't expect every motherboard to play ball.

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Intel’s Compute Card mini-computer is so small that you may lose it

You’ve perhaps never seen a full-blown computer smaller than Intel’s amazingly thin Compute Card, which was shown for the first time at CES.

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Liquid nitrogen meets Kaby Lake processors in an extreme overclocking challenge

It's CES—time to put on some protective gear and overclock Kaby Lake CPUs to 7GHz, just for sport.

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BMW, Intel, and Mobileye to unleash 40 self-driving cars on U.S. roads

BMW is working with Intel and computer vision company Mobileye to place 40 autonomous test cars on public roads in the second half of 2017.

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Origin PC's custom, professional overclocking will push your Kaby Lake chip past 5GHz

Boutique builder Origin PC says its professional overclocking can push your Kaby Lake PC past the vaunted 5GHz milestone.

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Xavier and BB8: Nvidia heroes drive ambitious autonomous car plans

The race between two key chip makers to put self-driving cars on the streets is getting heated.

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Intel shows off 10nm Cannon Lake chip, announces Project Alloy VR product plans

Intel shows off virtual reality in a big way at CES, with a massive VR-equipped keynote. But the first showing of its "Cannon Lake" chips and commercializing its Project Alloy VR was the real news.

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Intel’s Go supercomputer for cars points to a PC-like horsepower race

There’s a race to put more computing power in self-driving cars, and it’s shaping up to be eerily similar to an earlier battle between Intel and AMD to crank up PC horsepower.

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Intel puts mobile chip failures in its past with first speedy 5G modem

Intel has a disastrous history with smartphones, but the company is now set to ship a groundbreaking modem that will deliver data transfer rates many times faster than regular wired Internet connections.

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5 things you need to know about the Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

This is the processor that will power most of the high-end Android phones this year, and it sounds pretty good.

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ODG's AR smartglasses offer a mix of Google Glass, Microsoft's HoloLens

The new R-8 and R-9 mixed-reality smartglasses from Osterhout Design Group are sleek, small, and fit in your pocket. The products show that AR headgear doesn't need to be as big and clunky as Microsoft's HoloLens.

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ARM PCs with Windows 10 get a new start with Qualcomm Snapdragon 835

Take your pick: You could have Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 speedy chip in your next smartphone or PC.

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7 dazzling smartphone improvements with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835 chip

Unparalleled improvements will come to smartphones with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 835, a tiny chip with powerhouse features.

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12 things you'll get in PCs with Intel's new Kaby Lake chips

Amazingly thin PCs with Kaby Lake will get 4K video, VR capabilities, and longer battery life.

Intel NUCs with Kaby Lake

Intel's new NUC mini-desktops get Kaby Lake, Optane, and Thunderbolt 3

A lot of cool technologies are coming to Intel's latest NUC mini-desktops, which have been upgraded with the company's latest Kaby Lake chips.