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Why Intel can afford to play the long game in the war for phones and smart devices

Here's what Intel stands for, according to CEO Brian Krzanich's new vision statement: smart, connected devices. And it's arguably struggling to meet that goal. But you know what? It doesn't matter.

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Intel reports record revenues for fourth quarter, driven by server business

The record fourth quarter occurred in spite of with flat or negative growth in PC, mobile, and Internet of Things businesses.

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AMD's Carrizo chip promises aggressive power savings, but not fanless PCs

AMD's new "Carrizo" notebook chip platform will offer one of the largest increases in overall PC battery life in all of AMD's history, executives say.

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AMD's chip chief departs, as do other key execs

A trio of top AMD executives are no longer with the company, including chip chief John Byrne, as newly-appointed CEO Lisa Su moves AMD forward.

See what technology Intel says will shape the future of computing

If Intel’s vision for the future of computing takes hold, the chip inside wearables will be the size of a button and its 3D depth-sensing RealSense camera will help with chores and give eyes to drones.

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Intel's tiny Curie wearable computer could go into jacket buttons

Intel's smallest ever wearable computer was almost invisible to the eye during a CES keynote.

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The reversible USB Type-C connector is turning heads at CES

The next-gen USB connector is slim, sturdy and will deliver up to 100 watts of power

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Two standards groups backing wireless charging plan to merge

The Alliance for Wireless Power absorbs a smaller rival. However, the largest group, the Wireless Power Consortium, is still pushing its standard.

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MEMS sensors are the quiet heroes of CES

Tiny accelerometers and gyroscopes are enabling many of the gadgets at International CES

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Qualcomm tricks out Cadillac with Android 5.0

Qualcomm shows how Android can make cars cooler and safer

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Intel brings next-gen 'Broadwell' processor tech to mainstream notebooks, desktops

The new chips will bring improved battery life and increased performance, as well as new technologies including wake-on-voice and better wireless capabilities.

Nvidia aims to power driverless cars with new 'mobile super chip'

Nvidia unveiled its new "super chip" called the Tegra X1 at CES. The chip has double the performance of the existing Tegra K1 and is the centerpiece of two new computing systems designed to power the car of the future.

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Samsung's new super fast, low-power memory heralds phones with 4GB of RAM

The company has started mass producing its fast and frugal LPDDR4 mobile DRAM.

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Tokyo court hears lawsuit against Apple over laptop charger pins

Supplier Shimano Manufacturing wants a sales injunction and US$8.4 million for patent infringement

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Intel wants to put the smart into your smartwatch with data, analytics and chips

Intel may be late to the IoT game but it's working hard to catch up, emphasizing its data centers and analytics offerings as much as its chips.