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Steam Machines are coming this fall: Syber announces 6 new living room gaming PCs

As expected, Steam Machines are back in action at the Game Developers Conference. Syber kicked things off by announcing 6 new models.

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With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competition

Congolese company takes first step in expansion plans

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Lenovo vows to stop shipping PCs with third-party bloatware after Superfish fiasco

It only took an embarrassing adware scandal that put millions of PCs at risk, but Lenovo just had a revelation: People just want clean Windows.

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Google's powerful DeepMind AI masters classic Atari video games

By remembering and learning, the DeepMind algorithm excels at retro games such as Breakout

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Boxx Apexx 5: Here's what a 36-core, five GPU workstation looks like

Boxx has just announced the "world's most advanced computer workstation." What does that mean? Boxx says it can lay claim to that based on its pair of 18-core CPUs and its ability to take five GPUs and have enough PCIe slots left to run even more hardware. Yes. Moar!

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ARM, IBM offer starter kit for making IOT devices

IOT devices can be built in a matter of minutes with ARM and IBM's mbed starter kit

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IoT sensors can run at lower power with MIT chip design

MIT researchers have developed a new chip design that could extend the battery life of a sensor by months

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Startup Flex Logix aims to score big in a niche chip market

Flex Logix will come out of stealth mode with a new type of FPGA chip to speed up specific applications

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Thursday, February 19

Samsung buys LoopPay ... Qualcomm getting set to roll out 64-bit mobile chips ... Ex-GM CEO warns Apple off the car business

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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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Lenovo building its first prototype ARM server

Lenovo's ARM-based NextScale is an effort to build more power-efficient systems for data centers

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PCPartPicker website overhauled to make building a PC easier than ever before

One of the best PC building resources on the web just got even better.

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How Intel and PC makers prevent you from modifying your laptop's firmware

The UEFI firmware that boots up your PC is a closed, proprietary blob of code—and you can't change it out even if you wanted to. Here's why.