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Report: Oracle in talks to buy hospitality tech vendor Micros for more than $5 billion

Micros' products would likely be aligned with Oracle's sales, marketing and support software lines

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Unisys phasing out decades-old mainframe processor for x86 chips

Unisys is shifting to Intel's Xeon chips for its flagship servers, like most major server makers.

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Wall Street Beat: Upbeat PC news boosts confidence in tech

Intel shares hit 10-year high as reports on PCs, plus good news on smartphones and Internet advertising, generate optimism

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Apple starts exchange program for iPhone adapters that could overheat

The affected adapter can be exchanged in 37 countries

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Oracle CEO Larry Ellison wades into the in-memory database wars

Oracle's in-memory option takes advantage of the core platform's maturity, according to an executive

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'Designed by Razer' brings Razer's enthusiast aesthetic to top PC cases

Razer's teaming up with top case manufacturers to release enthusiast-ready PC cases clad in Razer's trademark aggressive design.

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Meet Alienware's Alpha console, a Steam Machine without SteamOS (for now)

Even though Valve's SteamOS has been delayed, Alienware's Steam Machine hasn't. Here's all the details about Alienware's $550 Alpha console.

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HP enters supercomputing market with water-cooled Apollo system

The server uses some new HP-patented techniques to keep water away from the hardware

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Gaming gear onslaught: 6 major pre-E3 hardware announcements

E3 hasn't even started and big gaming hardware news is already flowing.

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PCI backers push low-power features with an eye on Internet of Things

The PC and server interface technology can sip energy when it needs to, PCI's industry group says.

Intel wants your next PC to have no wires

Intel is working on new wireless display, docking and connector technologies

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PC sales this year look just slightly better, IDC says

The research company has eased its forecast from a 6.1 percent drop to just 6 percent.

Google writes a poem to herald Chromebooks in 9 new countries

The laptops are coming to New Zealand, Mexico and other countries, Google said Monday.