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Microsoft thinks BYOD with Surface 2 tablet and Windows RT 8.1

Microsoft has more than just consumers in mind with the latest Surface tablet. It's also hoping to woo businesses with features for making easier to secure and manage in IT environments.

Docking station makes Surface Pro 2 ideal business PC

Now that the Surface Pro has a docking station, it can truly be both a PC and a tablet at once.

New 5-inch BlackBerry Z30 still carries the same old stench of death

Yes, it looks like a nice phone. No, it won't save BlackBerry.

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.

Dell to revive Venue mobile brand with new Windows 8.1 tablet

Dell showed on Wednesday a new Windows 8.1 tablet called Venue, a brand name for mobile devices the PC maker abandoned when it discontinued shipment of smartphones early last year.

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.

IBM eyeing microservers to compete with HP's Moonshot

IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn't sure yet when the systems will be introduced.

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Intel trumpets power, versatility of new flagship Xeon server chips

Intel Tuesday announced the Xeon E5-2600 v2 line of flagship server chips, which will succeed last year’s Xeon E5-2600 chips, which were based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture.

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Seagate to offer hard-drive failure insurance

Seagate announced plans Monday to offer data recovery and drive-replacement services for all its hard drives, provided the consumer pays an insurance fee up front.

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Icahn withdrawal clears the way for Dell buyout path

Icahn’s withdrawal after a long battle leaves only a buyout offer from company CEO Michael Dell and associate Silver Lake Partners on the table.

AMD to ship 64-bit ARM chips to server makers next year

ARM processors are used in most smartphones and tablets, and are being tested in servers as an alternative to the widely used x86 chips.

Should your next PC be a Surface Pro?

Microsoft made the $100 discount permanent, and slashed some money off the cost of the Touch keyboard, so is a Surface Pro a good investment for your next PC.

Imagination to battle ARM with MIPS server chips

Imagination is the U.K. company that designs the iPhone's and iPad's graphics chips.

IBM's Power8 opens up to component makers

Power8 is mostly targeted at high-performance supercomputers, and CAPI can support chips that require high bandwidth.

IBM starts restricting hardware patches to paying customers

IBM has started to require visitors of the IBM Fix Central website to provide a serial number in order to download a patch or update.