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CEO Whitman to chair HP's board

Whitman joined HP in 2011 and is leading its turnaround effort

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Rick-rolling 'Rickmote' shows no mercy when it finds someone using Chromecast

A Raspberry-Pi powered tool tricks Google Chromecast into playing Rick Astley

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Thin, light, wire free -- Intel's vision for your next PC

Intel's Broadwell chips will result in PC-replacement tablets thinner than the iPad

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HP chairman resigns due to ill health

It's another change at a company that's battling to get back on track

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New Raspberry Pi model B+ doubles up on USB ports, adds microSD and more

A new model of the Raspberry Pi is out, but it's not Raspberry Pi 2. Instead, it's the final revision to the old board packed with four USB ports.

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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.