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AMD claims Carrizo chip offers substantial performance, battery life boosts

At the ISSCC conference in San Francisco, AMD announces more details surrounding its Carrizo microprocessor, including exactly how it improves battery life over the prior generation, Kaveri.

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Nvidia hit with false advertising suit over GTX 970 performance

Nvidia was hit with a class action lawsuit Thursday that claims it misled customers about the capabilities of the GTX 970, which was released in September.

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Premium mobile chips first to get Qualcomm's homegrown 64-bit architecture

The first premier mobile chips based on Qualcomm's internal architecture will ship for testing by the end of the year.

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Reality check: Nvidia's numbers remind us that it's a GPU company

Talk all you want about the self-driving car, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang. Nvidia's fourth-quarter numbers show that the company will be built on PC gaming for many years to come.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, February 9

In-car wireless adds up to hacking, privacy problems ... ARM buys IoT security firm ... Alibaba funds phone maker ... and more news

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, February 4

ARM debuts its fastest mobile chip ... SAP puts entire enterprise suite on Hana ... Hack cost Sony $15 million ... and more news

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ARM launches Cortex A-72 platform, powering flagship smartphones in 2016

ARM, the CPU company that powers virtually all smartphones, announces the Cortex A-72 chip design as well as a new graphics core.

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, February 2

Intel buys Lantiq for communications push ... next-gen Raspberry Pi gets Windows 10 ... Pirate Bay pops up again ... and more

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Intel's vPro Core chips advance wire-free computing with wireless dock, Pro WiDi tech

The fifth-generation Core processors include new tech to free workplaces from unsightly wires, and make docking and authentication easier, too.

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Nvidia explains GeForce GTX 970's memory performance issues, admits error in specs

Some gamers noticed issues when Nvidia's bargain priced GTX 970 tried to use more than 3.5GB of RAM. Here's why.

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.


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.