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Server growth remains healthy in Q2, despite fall in midrange systems

During the period, vendors together saw their server revenue grow by 6.1 percent year over year, to US$13.5 billion. Meanwhile, server shipments increased 3.2 percent from a year ago.

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Dell creates new server division for 'second-tier' hyperscale customers

Dell has formed a new business unit to go after the “second tier” of hyperscale customers — those with similar needs to those of Google and Facebook but who aren’t quite as massive.

Microsoft buddies up to Docker with Windows Server Containers

Microsoft has released a technical preview of the first publically available version of Windows Server Containers, which will be built into Windows Server 2016, the next version of Microsoft's operating system for servers.

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IBM partners up to make Linux mainframes more mainstream

The company is working with Suse and Canonical to expand its offerings

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Oracle preps 'Sonoma' chip for low-priced Sparc servers

Oracle will disclose the new chip at an engineering conference this month

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Intel profit falls as PC slump continues

Intel's revenue and profit both dropped last quarter as people held off on buying new PCs ahead of the Windows 10 launch later this year.

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HP and Intel push HPC into new markets

HP will use Intel's Xeon Phi and Omni-Path technologies to build new HPC systems

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Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

China is seeking to become a semiconductor producing powerhouse by 2030

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Five new things we know about Skylake

Intel's Skylake chips will be released after Windows 10, and tablets, laptops and desktops will follow in quick succession

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Prototype of HP's futuristic 'Machine' coming next year

The prototype will use DRAM, however, not the memristors HP originally envisioned.

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Intel shows first Skylake tablet

The tablet had a 4K display and was 7.8-millimeters thick

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Qualcomm turns to China's Allwinner to grow in low-cost tablet market

More low-cost Android tablets could get integrated LTE features

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Smart devices could get a big battery boost from ARM's new chip design

ARM is putting a new power-efficient design in place for its low-power Cortex-M chip designs.

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Lenovo aims at toppling rivals in the server market

Lenovo's IBM x86 server business purchase has given the Chinese vendor a foothold in the market

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Server sales bolstered by cloud expansions

Both revenue and unit shipments showed strong growth during the first three months of the year