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The U.S. military's research division has kicked off a project to accelerate its design of custom chips, so the latest semiconductor technologies can be used more quickly in defense applications.
AMD's new Software Radeon Crimson recently exited beta, and with it came drivers that caused some systems to lock fan performance to 20 percent regardless of the workload.
Chip maker Imagination Technologies is readying a new development board to help hardware designers connect smart devices to the Internet.
PCWorld asks Intel Fellow Ajay Bhatt why he was inspired to create USB, why Apple didn't play along at first, and why, oh why it didn't have a reversible connector.
Huawei's prototype smartphone battery was shown off in a pair of videos.
Researchers at Vanderbilt University have gained new insight into the nanoscale workings of lithium-ion batteries, a discovery that could speed the development of batteries that can be recharged in seconds.
Nvidia's Jetson TX1 board delivers 1 teraflops of performance and will ship for $599 on Nov. 16
Researchers at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory have discovered lithium ion batteries can last longer and charge faster if their electrodes are treated with hydrogen.
A new battery from Prieto Battery could provide five times more energy capacity
Lithium-air batteries will have a higher energy density than lithium-ion batteries, if a way can be found to make them. Researchers say that's still 10 years off, however.
Buyers of Dell and Hewlett-Packard PCs may have paid over the odds for their optical drives between 2004 and 2008 as a result of a cartel arrangement between eight component manufacturers
AMD beats analyst revenue expectations, but reports another loss for the third quarter.
While AMD gets burned by the shrinking PC market, Intel has insulated itself by developing another business that's going gangbusters.
Intel's third-quarter profits dipped even as revenue rose. A 39 percent drop in Atom sales was especially grim, but the company's higher-end CPUs continued to sell for good prices.
When you simply must take your PC with you, the new Lian Li PC-TU300 turns it into rolling, liquid-cooled luggage.