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Top 10 Tech stories 2014: Backlash! Disrupting the disruptors

Top stories include Uber's bumpy ascendancy, HP's breakup, Regin malware, Nadella taking reins at Microsoft and Alibaba IPO

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This $65 Raspberry Pi competitor takes the hassle out of DIY micro-PCs

The Creator CI20 board will have 1080p graphics and wireless capabilities

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ARM technology in Apple's A7, A8 chips gets an upgrade

ARM says first test chips based on the ARMv8.1-A architecture will come out in the second half of next year.

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Windows 10 could prompt upgrades of 600 million aging PCs

Hardware makers are eager to put Windows 10 on PCs to boost shipments

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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.