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Five reasons why Intel wants to buy Altera

Altera specializes in FPGAs, reprogrammable chips which Intel lacks

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Chip maker Avago may be close to buying Broadcom

The companies reportedly are in advanced talks

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Intel to reveal 'next-generation' Thunderbolt connector at Computex

Intel could put to rest doubts about Thunderbolt's future after Apple did not include the technology in the 12-inch MacBook

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ARM seen making rapid progress on next high-end chip

ARM is in the advanced stages of developing a top-line processor to succeed the Cortex-A72.

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RAM for the rich and nerdy: 128GB DDR4 memory kits become reality

DDR4 promised higher capacities than DDR3 and the time is finally here: Corsair and Kingston have announced 128GB RAM kits.

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Qualcomm makes its pitch as the go-to player for IoT

Like Samsung and Intel, it wants to power the expected flood of future devices.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 13

Fujitsu unlocks smartphone with iris ... Russian cybergroup stalks U.S. bank customers ... Online video pushes up cloud power consumption

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Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and an army of IoT devices

Samsung's three Artik boards have varying speeds and power consumption, and are meant for different device development

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Russia's homegrown Elbrus processor and PC would be fantastic in 1999

Move over, Intel's Pentium III. Russia's Elbrus 4C microprocessor is here, and it's ready to kick some American tail.


AMD ships its next-generation Carrizo-L desktop chip, but it's going to Chinese vendors first

AMD is calling Carrizo a “sixth-generation” part, implying it's more advanced than Intel’s own fifth-generation Core chips. We'll have to wait in line behind China to find out, though.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, May 7

SAP's S/4Hana moves to the cloud...AMD puts Zen up against Intel's Skylake...Europe probes e-commerce firms

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AMD vows to compete in the high-end PC market again, from CPUs to GPUs

AMD chief executive Lisa Su says the most important thing for AMD to do is "gain profitable market share," and that road leads back to high-end products.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 6

Apple Beats deals may be target of probe ... French go all-in on Internet spying ... Intel's new chips are tuned for machine learning