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Raspberry Pi will get its own version of Minecraft

Raspberry Pi gets its own version of Minecraft and an official $25 camera add-on.

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Intel CEO Paul Otellini announces May retirement

Intel CEO Paul Otellini will retire as an officer and director of the company in May, ending a four-decade career with the company.

The evolution of the computer keyboard

Trace the ongoing development of techies' favorite input tool, from typewriter mimic to clacky workhorse to enhanced flat-screen.

Black Friday watcher: Amazon's the one to beat; tablets will be hot sellers

Network World talks to Black Friday watcher Michael Brim of BFads.net to sort out this holiday season's shopping trends.

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Samsung releases smaller, faster 64GB smartphone memory

Samsung on Thursday announced a new 64GB memory chip for smartphones and tablets, which it says is 20 percent smaller and a third faster than current technology.

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Tiny $57 PC is like the Raspberry Pi, but faster and fully open

All CAD files are available for the customizable A13-OLinuXino, which runs Linux and Android.

10 essential ingredients of a killer Windows 8 business PC

To get the most out of Windows 8, you need hardware designed to take full advantage of the unique capabilities the new OS has to offer.

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IBM's next-gen chips may swap silicon for carbon nanotubes

A breakthrough in IBM's research on future semiconductors has produced a way to put carbon nanotubes on chip wafers in large numbers, perhaps replacing silicon chips.

Cubieboard is like a Raspberry Pi on steroids

Cubieboard is a serious computer on a stick with a 1GHz ARM processor that can run Android, Ubuntu, or Linux.

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Raspberry Pi display drivers go fully open-source

The Raspberry Pi Foundation announced Wednesday that the Broadcom display hardware used in its flagship Raspberry Pi system board is now the first ARM-based system-on-a-chip to use open-source drivers provided entirely by the vendor.

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Tech factory contrast: Foxconn ascends, while Sharp struggles

China's Foxconn manufacturing sites are expanding based on cheap labor, while Japan's older, traditional Sharp plants hang on through cost-cutting measures.

New DDR4 specification sets the stage for new DRAM in computers

The final specification of DDR4 DRAM, which will help PCs run faster through more power-efficient data transfers, was published Tuesday.

Chip manufacturing race between Intel, ARM tightening

GlobalFoundries is making manufacturing technology advances that could help it catch up with Intel's manufacturing process by 2014.