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Intel, Rockchip forge partnership to boost Android tablets

Rockchip agrees to design and sell Intel-branded SoCs into the tablet market.

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New development kits make Arduino easier for the do-it-yourself crowd

But knowing how to program in Arduino still matters

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Nvidia beats estimates as it expands into the cloud

Nvidia exceeded Wall Street estimates for both profits and revenue, citing a greater takeup of its graphics chips in both traditional PCs and in new markets like data centers.

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DDR4 memory for desktops expected to arrive in third quarter

Crucial will ship DDR4 DIMMs at around the time Intel ships chipsets compatible with the memory.

AMD announces 'SkyBridge' chips to bring together X86 and ARM

AMD showed off "Seattle," its first ARM chips for servers. But more important was AMD's announcement of "SkyBridge," which will bring together ARM and AMD's traditional X86 chips.

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Project Ara module maker explores 'conductive ink' to create circuitry

3D Systems is developing conductive ink for Project Ara's modular blocks, and also fine-tuning its manufacturing process

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Nvidia $192 Tegra TK1 board could be used as a Linux gaming PC

Nvidia's Jetson TK1 computer, shipping now, delivers 300 gigaflops of performance.

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AMD's Beema, Mullins chips use software, sensor smarts to cut power, not performance

The new chips perform real-time analysis on the types of apps you’re using and provide just enough power to run them optimally.

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Samsung readies shipments of SSDs pitched at data center

The PM853T uses 3-bit MLC technology to increase storage density and lower cost

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Cloud-savvy Bluetooth 4.1 to reach devices by year end

The Bluetooth 4.1 specification can connect wearable devices directly to the cloud without a hub.

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Toshiba, SanDisk start producing smaller, faster 15nm NAND flash memory

The chips feature a data transfer rate of 533 megabits per second, according to Toshiba.

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USB 3.0 jumps to light speed with new 10-meter optical cable

Corning's new 10-meter USB 3.Optical Cable is priced at $109.99 on Amazon.

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AMD brings Kabini APUs to the desktop with affordable, upgradeable AM1 platform

And they aren't soldered to the motherboard like Intel's competing Bay Trail chips.