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Memory rivals brace for legal battle after alleged trade secrets theft

The Toshiba-SanDisk joint venture has filed lawsuits against SK Hynix for misappropriating trade secrets

$310 million DRAM price fixing settlement could get you $10 - or much, much more

Settlement covers many consumer electronics products bought between 1998 and 2002.

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US funding for key IT research programs could be slashed

U.S. President Barack Obama is proposing a DARPA budget of $2.9 billion for 2015, but less money is going to ICT and electronics research.

Intel expects Bay Trail successor in tablets by year end

Intel's next Atom chip, code-named Cherry Trail, will be in devices by the year-end holiday shopping season

STMicro's invisible lasers could bring touchless gesture control to smartphones

Touchless swipes, taps and double-taps can all be identified by STMicro's 'time-of-flight' proximity detector

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64-bit smartphones are coming, but Apple's iPhone 5s still stands alone

No 64-bit smartphones were announced at MWC, though new chips there will pave the way for handsets in coming months

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Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers

Two sisters have developed a robot-building kit that they want to sell to schools.

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Faster computer performance targeted by next-gen HMC memory spec

Hybrid Memory Cube Consortium hopes to double memory bandwidth with its second-generation specification.

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Meet DopaMine, the 6-GPU case designed for Bitcoin miners and PC enthusiasts

Red Harbinger's latest case is made to pile-in graphics cards and keep them as cool as possible.

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Intel CEO loves software, PB&Js

Hardware needs software more than ever, CEO Brian Krzanich said.

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Intel invests in Chinese cloud providers, eyes makers of components for wearables

Intel is making the investment as demand for its servers continues to grow in China

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AMD Radeon R7 250X promises 1080p gaming for $99

Decent framerates and low prices combine for a "good enough" desktop graphics card.

Reports: IBM may sell off its semiconductor business

The company is said to be mulling a semiconductor joint venture as an alternative