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D-Wave prepping quantum computers to outperform conventional servers

D-Wave preparing a faster quantum computer with a 1,024-qubit processor for release this year.

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Hands-on: Updated Razer Blade and Blade Pro laptops are slim, more supercharged

These gaming laptops add Nvidia's swanky new mobile GPUs, and the ultrathin Blade adds a Retina-class touch display and other goodies.

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Raspberry Pi gets an audio upgrade via new sound card

Raspberry Pi fans can now get their hands on a $33 Wolfson audio card that improves the board's audio processing chops.

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Fujitsu's PC-phone hybrids cut power consumption for unified communications

Fujitsu also showed a laptop with its PalmSecure palm-vein authentication built in at the Cebit trade show

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Wall Street Beat: Despite sagging hardware sales, confidence in tech remains high

PC market declines as growth rate of tablet shipments slows, but industry insiders remain optimistic

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Coping with weather may require a change of computer

A meteorologist says the U.S. weather prediction system is insufficient because of an outdated commitment to certain equipment.

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5 favorite Hollywood tech flubs

Movies with tech themes are fun, but their depiction of computing in the workplace is typically problematic.

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The biggest PC and productivity news from Mobile World Congress

For a show that's supposed to be all about mobile, MWC packed a ton of killer stuff that should appeal to PC buffs, Microsoft watchers, and people who just like to get things done.

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Sisters bet robotics in schools will plant seeds for STEM careers

Two sisters have developed a robot-building kit that they want to sell to schools.

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IBM's Rometty makes developers an offer: the Watson mobile app challenge

IBM is pulling out all the stops to make Watson cognitive computing platform a success

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AMD, Bluestacks bring APU-optimized Android inside Windows

AMD is using BlueStacks dual-OS Android system and some extra code to play 'Angry Birds' on a tablet -- without touching the screen

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Wall Street Beat: After Facebook buy of WhatsApp, tech M&A set for strong year

Tech mergers and acquisition activity soared in the second half of 2013, PricewaterhouseCoopers says

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Nvidia tweaks its Titan: Meet the bigger, badder GeForce GTX Titan Black

Higher clock speeds for gamers; same double-precision for developers.