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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.

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HP’s rumored 'Sprout PC' sure sounds similar to this oddball printer from 2011

Could the 3D scanner on top of HP's TopShot LaserJet Pro M275 be the roots of the fabled Sprout PC? Perhaps we'll find out soon.

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Leaked HP Sprout PC merges physical, digital worlds with a projector and 3D scanner

HP's latest experiment is another attempt to fuse the physical and digital worlds.

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Rimini Street's practices remain 'suspect,' Oracle alleges

Oracle isn't buying that the third-party support provider has made its services legally compliant

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New Mac mini restricts RAM and storage upgrades, but hints at PCIe SSD possibilities

Forget about upgrading your RAM with the new Mac mini -- Apple soldered it to the logic board. But an SSD upgrade to the base model looks like a good bet.

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With chip fabs gone, IBM's hardware future will be in high-end design

After selling chip-making operations to GlobalFoundries, IBM will focus on designing faster chips and Watson-like computers

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Apple's iPad Air 2 chip paves the way for new devices

Apple's A8X chip could be used in the next Apple TV, 4K TV, gaming devices or even Macs, analysts said.

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Apple is now 5th largest PC maker in the world

IDC says Apple surpassed Asus to crack into the top 5 global PC makers--though numbers from rival firm Gartner disagree.