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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

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7 days, 7 futuristic technologies: Insanely fast chips, mood-sensing computers, and more

Amazing advances in computing technology revealed themselves at small events around the globe this week. Catch up on Hybrid Memory Cubes, super-speedy processors, and more.

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Google's 2GB RAM upgrade for new Glass explorers angers early adopters

Google might be seeing a lot of "defective" Glass models this month, one commenter said

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Why Oracle thinks Micros is worth $5.3 billion

Big data, big revenue and big changes in retail and hospitality drove Oracle's move to acquire Micros

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ISC: Cray makes Lustre palatable for storage administrators

Cray folds the ornery Lustre into its tiered storage management software