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IoT inspires new components for energy, wireless

A vibration-harvesting power supply and a chip architecture for low-power communications are the latest entries

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Low-cost Android tablets to get 4K video with Allwinner 64-bit chip

Starting next year, tablets with Allwinner's new chip could sell for $250, analyst says

Dell accepting Bitcoin payments

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Refunds for returned products will be issued in real currency

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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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Intel to ship Galileo Gen2 open-source computer in August for $60

Intel's competitor to the Raspberry Pi could be used to create robots, 3D printers, wearables.

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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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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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Apple's iPhone and game consoles to prop up chip industry in 2014

The semiconductor industry will see more incoming revenue this year after the new iPhone is released, Gartner says

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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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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 to present the incredible shrinking supercomputer

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