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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.

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NEC image-processing tech can detect invisible damage to bridges

The image-processing algorithms could help reduce cost and down time in infrastructure maintenance

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Fujitsu develops compact RFID for wearables, metal

The new tag acts with the surrounding metal surface as a combined antenna

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To grow in IoT, Cypress and Spansion plan $4 billion chip merger

After merging, Cypress and Spansion will target the growing IoT market

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Zalman hardware warranties will be honored despite parent company's $3 billion fraud conspiracy

Fear not: Your Zalman warranty will continue to be honored, as the hardware maker is being spun off in the wake of its parent company's woes.

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NXP opens wallet to build wearables with better battery life

The company has acquired Bluetooth Low Energy technology

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Intel plans 3D NAND flash next year for 'as much storage as you want'

The company says it can pack double the number of bits in a die compared with its competitors.

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Darkness, fog are no problem for NEC camera tech

The system uses image-processing algorithms instead of infrared lighting.

Sony adds autofocus tracking to smartphone image sensor

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The Exmor RS IMX320 borrows autofocus tech from SLR cameras