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Intel's Diane Bryant at Intel Developer Forum 2013

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.

Intel to ship new Atom server processors next week

Intel is expected to announce availability next week of a low-power Atom server chip code-named Avoton, which is likely to appear soon in systems such as Hewlett-Packard's Moonshot.

Apple and the enterprise: A complicated relationship

Over the past 15 years, Apple has worked, and at times struggled, to figure out the best way to integrate its products into enterprise environments. Columnist Ryan Faas takes a look at that complex relationship.

HP joins Nvidia's Grid alliance

Hewlett-Packard will equip a Gen8 Proliant blade server with graphics boards that can speed up and lower the cost of virtual desktop deployments.

Microsoft yanks troublesome Exchange security patch

This is the second month in a row that Microsoft has withdrawn a patch because it could cause problems for the system it was designed to repair.