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Intel's got a 'Chromecast,' too

The thumb PC devices will plug into smart TVs and monitors, Intel executives said.

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Top500 supercomputer race goes cold

China's Tianhe-2 machine tops the list for the fourth time in a row, with no serious up-and-coming contenders.

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US funds effort to regain supercomputing crown from China

Department of Energy is ordering up supercomputers that are five to seven times faster than existing systems in the country

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IBM shares plans for supercomputing future

IBM is placing more accelerators, CPUs and FPGAs at multiple layers in supercomputers

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Open-source Gizmo 2 PC packs an AMD CPU, Radeon graphics

The Gizmo 2 open-source computer has an AMD x86 CPU and GPU chipset and will sell for $199

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Imagination eyes wearables as target for graphics chips

Imagination claims its Series7 GPUs will boost object recognition and augmented reality. How long before they appear on your wrist?

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HP's BYOD service protects mobile devices and PCs

HP Touchpoint Manager is for SMBs, with plans starting at $2 per month

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Acer's new shape-shifting PC hybrid assumes 5 different forms

The Acer Aspire Switch 12 will arrive in European and Asian markets by year-end

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HP's radical new Machine could start computing by 2016

Martin Fink, the head of HP Labs, offered a road map for the company's new Machine computer architecture.

What you should know about Lenovo's Motorola acquisition

No products are being discontinued and Motorola's Android strategy remains intact. Meanwhile, Lenovo gains a strong footing in the smartphone industry.

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HP’s Sprout is a double touchscreen PC that makes the virtual feel far more real

With powerful imaging tech above, and a touch-enabled work surface below, HP's new $1900 computer is extremely, vividly, palpably hands-on.

HP’s new Sprout PC has 3D scanning, virtual sketchpad

HP is making the virtual world feel a bit more real with its new double touchscreen computer called Sprout. The $1,900 all-in-one PC has powerful imaging and touch technology.

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Oracle says state wanted to take 'unacceptable risk' with health care website transition

It's the latest twist in the ugly public battle between Oregon and the vendor over a failed Obamacare software project

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Vintage Apple-1 computer sells for a record $905,000

A 38-year-old working Apple-1 personal computer sold Wednesday at auction for a record $905,000, almost double the estimate.