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Intel set to bring next-gen DDR4 DRAM memory to computers later this year

Intel is bringing support for DDR4 memory to its server chips code-named Grantley, which are based on the Haswell architecture, sources said

Intel CEO points toward wearable future with ‘smart earbud’, smartwatch

Intel chief Brian Krzanich launches a wave of wearables at his CES 2014 keynote along with a new version of its Quark embedded processor, code-named Edison.

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GlobalFoundries names former Motorola Mobility chief as CEO

Sanjay Jha's remit will include moving its Malta, New York, facility to 14nm technology

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Freescale wants to kickstart DIY wearables with new Warp development kit

Freescale's mini-computer called Warp allows DIYers and device makers prototype wearable devices

New types of RAM could revolutionize your PC

MRAM and RRAM chips are starting to move beyond niche and could change your PC experience in a few years.

Chip orders offer a clue that PC sales are due for a boost

A major Taiwanese semiconductor manufacturer has reportedly received large orders for PC and smartphone chips, offering a hint of products to come.

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Samsung wants to cram 4GB of RAM into your next phone

The company's new low-power chips will pave the way for faster applications and 4K displays on smartphones and tablets.

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Avago agrees to buy LSI for $6.6 billion

Avago looks to ride the wave of growing mobile traffic with LSI acquisition

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Our favorite PC components of 2013

It's what's inside that counts: Fast CPUs, raging GPUs, super storage and other fine computer fittings.

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Consumers win as chip vendors fight it out over LTE

New chipsets will result in cheaper LTE tablets and smartphones next year.

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Rambus, Micron settle patent, antitrust disputes

Rambus will get $280 million from a broad cross-licensing agreement

Qualcomm releases Gimbal sensors for short-range tracking

The company is using Bluetooth to build location-based marketing systems.

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hit 13-year high

PCs and servers slump but software, components for mobile devices and good economic news generate optimism