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Microsoft, Baidu find speedier search results through specialized chips

Everyone wants their web search results faster. At the Hot Chips conference, Microsoft and Baidu showed how reprogrammable chips drastically accelerated search performance, good news for end users and for overtaxed data centers.

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Nvidia reveals PC-like performance for 'Denver' Tegra K1

The 64-bit "Denver" derivative of Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor has yet to ship, but Nvidia released some early benchmarks of its performance at the Hot Chips conference.

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Intel preps for its Broadwell launch, but businesses aren't waiting for the new CPUs

Intel will reveal new chips at the IFA conference next month, the company said. The world is expecting Broadwell chips to be the headline news, but it appears that businesses aren't waiting for the new CPUs to arrive.

Toshiba 64-gigabit NAND flash with 19 nanometer process

Storage maker builds fast SSD to prepare for life after NAND flash

The company used phase change memory and developed its own low-latency interface software.

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PwC: IoT will become multitrillion-dollar market by 2020

The number of businesses adopting 'Internet of things' technology continues to grow

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Train robots hands-on to dump trash with this new OS

Brain Corporation's BrainOS is designed to do away with complex programming to train robots to do specific tasks.

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This wildly ambitious PC uses copper foam and custom engineering to pack big power in a small, silent package

The Silent Power mini-PC and its innovative cooling solution is eye-catching, but its independent crowdfunding campaign raises some red flags.

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University researchers develop special smartphone display for the far-sighted

Want to read your smartphone, but forgot your glasses? MIT researchers may have you covered.

The GPU Streamlines Video Creation

An AMD Radeon GPU can significantly accelerate conversion of video to a format ready for YouTube, a laptop or an iPhone.

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IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

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Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip

Starting next year, tablets with Allwinner's new chip could sell for $250, analyst says

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Debt offsets console gains as AMD just misses profit estimates

AMD reports a loss after debt repayments are factored in, and CPU shipments decline. However, the company is still being buoyed by game consoles.

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Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel's Broadwell chips will result in PC-replacement tablets thinner than the iPad

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Intel shipping Broadwell, but next-gen Skylake chip could slip

Intel executives said Tuesday that while the company has begun shipping its Broadwell chip, its follow-on, Skylake, could slip as a result.