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U.S. DARPA researchers announce the self-guided bullet

DARPA's .50 caliber bullets should help snipers remain undetected as they shoot at a target more than a mile away.

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Hardware hackathon hopes for new ideas on 3D printers, robots

Hack-A-Day is offering $200,000 in rewards for open-source hardware innovations.

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US chases supercomputing crown with multipetaflop Trinity system

The supercomputer will be deployed within the next two years, but would be the world's fastest if deployed today, Cray claims

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Oracle gives sneak peek at its plans for OpenWorld

Database 12c, the cloud and big data will be three areas of focus

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IBM rethinking decades-old computer design with $3 billion investment

IBM is also looking ahead at a world in which computer chips don't have silicon.

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Windows upgrades, Chromebooks slow PC market bleeding in Q2

The market reached its healthiest point in two years, but is still in decline, IDC finds.

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Tablet sales dip, as market matures

The uptick in tablet sales couldn't last forever, as quarter-over-quarter sales drop.

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Google to ship first Project Ara developer boards in July

Google will hold its second Project Ara developer conference in November.

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Microsoft's Windows to aid PC market revival in 2015

Gartner projects Windows XP upgrades will stop the PC market bleeding next year.

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IBM tries to forecast and control Beijing's air pollution

IBM is launching a new project to address China's energy and environmental problems

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IBM to present the incredible shrinking supercomputer

IBM wants to shrink its Watson server to the size of a pizza box

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Oracle selling $10 billion in bonds, giving hint to buying spree

There may be many more deals yet to come after Oracle's $5.3 billion purchase of Micros

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IT spending growth to be slower than expected in 2014 due to pricing pressure, Gartner says

Enterprise software revenue will see the most growth, at 6.9 percent, according to the research firm