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Biologically inspired: How neural networks are finally maturing

Loosely modeled on the human brain, artificial neural networks are finally finding use in industry.

Neuromorphic chip at the University of Heidelberg, Germany

Bringing brains to computers

Silicon brains will create new computers that can use the human brain as a model to make decisions.

AppliedMicro offers first development kit with 64-bit ARM server chip

AppliedMicro's $5,000 MyX-Gene development board will ship to system makers, software partners before solo developers.

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Oracle's Q2: What to expect

New software license revenues for the quarter will be a closely watched result

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Dell and Red Hat team to sell enterprise OpenStack

Dell will sell a hardware system that runs Red Hat's OpenStack implemention

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Oracle launches revved-up new version of Exadata

The X4 release of the database machine includes big increases in flash capacity and Infiniband throughput

HP shrinks full-sized Haswell desktops with new mini PCs

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HP crams a Haswell processor, storage, memory into small desktops sizes such as thin clients

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Top tech stories of 2013: Big Brother, wearables, and the struggles of aging tech giants

Bitcoin and tech IPOs were also hot stories this year.

Dozens of zero-day flaws exist for exploit daily, report says

NSS Labs calculates that cybercriminals have access to 100 zero-day flaws on any day, with more than half affecting major vendors.

Consumers warm to touch, if not Windows 8, study says

One out of ten laptops shipped this year support touch input, says NPD DisplaySearch

Wall Street Beat: Tech stocks hit 13-year high

PCs and servers slump but software, components for mobile devices and good economic news generate optimism

Piixl's 'Jetpack' gaming PC straps to the back of your TV

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Jetpack, a customizable SteamOS-compatible gaming PC that you'll never actually have to look at!

Acer new 21.5-inch all-in-one PC has an integrated battery

But Acer's Aspire Z3-600 offers only 2.5 hours of battery life.

Next-gen USB connector will (finally!) fit both ways

The USB 3.0 Promoter Group plans to publish a final specification for the USB Type-C connector by the middle of 2014

Intel's Quark chip

Users should have their hands on Intel's Galileo computer within two weeks

Intel's Galileo board will be based on the extremely low-power Quark processor.