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After going private Dell says it will stick with PC business

Dell can be more entrepreneurial as a private company, CEO and founder Michael Dell says.

Why Bay Trail makes more sense for Chromebooks than Haswell chips

By using Haswell instead of Intel's low-powered Bay Trail chips, the new Chromebooks may be targeting a use case that doesn't yet exist.

Dell goes private as shareholders approve $24.9 billion deal

Shareholders have voted to approve a US$24.9 billion buyout of the company by founder and CEO Michael Dell and investment firm Silver Lake Partners.

Intel: 'Touch as a supply issue is completely gone'

Although early sales of Windows 8 notebooks were constrained by the lack of touchscreens, senior executives at Intel said that those problems have vanished.

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Haswell Chromebooks promise the all-day battery life of old

The latest Haswell Chromebooks from Acer,Hewlett-Packard, and others should last nine hours or so on a charge, with all the performance of Intel's latest Core chips.

"Wintel" alliance suffers as Intel cozies up to Chromebooks

New Chromebooks announced this week signal Intel's willingness to broaden its horizons and work with companies like Google, at the expense of its long-standing Windows partnership with Microsoft.

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IDF 2013 keynote: Intel announces Bay Trail tablet CPU, slew of Haswell Chromebooks

Ending weeks of anticipation, Intel launched its next-generation Atom chip, Bay Trail, at the Intel Developer Forum on Wednesday.

Intel to demo notebook PC with integrated Kinect-like sensor at IDF

Lat year at IDF, Intel showed off a camera peripheral from Creative that could recognize the user, listen for his voice, and interpret gestures. This year, Intel has taken it a step farther.

New Lenovo ThinkPads range from budget laptops to benchmark-eating behemoths

No less than seven new Haswell-powered ThinkPads are inbound over the coming months, including the fire-breathing ThinkPad W540 mobile workstation.

Intel CEO gives peek into laptop future with Broadwell chip

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed the thin-and-light laptop running a gaming application, and it looked much like the Ultrabooks currently available from top PC makers.

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Intel challenges ARM with new Quark chips for wearables; shows off Bay Trail, Broadwell

Intel launched its Intel Developer Forum Tuesday by announcing a new line of Quark embedded chips, while showing off PCs running next-generation "Bay Trail" Atom and "Broadwell" Core chips.

New 'Haswell' Chromebooks expected this week at IDF

Google and Intel will share information about new Chromebooks at Intel's chip conference this week.

The best of IFA 2013: 15 eye-grabbing laptops, cameras, smartwatches, and more

Most years, the IFA trade show in Berlin is pretty boring. In 2013, it's anything but.