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MediaTek announces Octa-core, 64-bit SoC to target high-end devices

In a move to better compete with market leader Qualcomm, MediaTek is pushing a new System on a Chip for 64-bit Android devices.

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7 days, 7 futuristic technologies: Insanely fast chips, mood-sensing computers, and more

Amazing advances in computing technology revealed themselves at small events around the globe this week. Catch up on Hybrid Memory Cubes, super-speedy processors, and more.

MIT turns to experimental 36-core chips and 'shadow networks' in quest for speed

The chip reduces the number of cycles it takes to execute a task, boosting overall performance

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Meet Knight's Landing: Intel's most powerful chip ever is overflowing with cutting-edge technologies

Intel's Knights Landing, which has new memory and interconnect technology, will be in supercomputers by the middle of 2015

Tablet Sales Skyrocketing as the PC Approaches Extinction

According to a report released by Gartner Research, tablet and mobile phone sales will eclipse 2.6 billion units by 2017, rising nearly 30 percent from 1.85 billion units in 2012.

Nvidia abandons 64-bit Denver chip for servers

Nvidia cancels plans to develop a 64-bit ARM chip for servers as questions linger about the viability of such products

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Fujitsu's 56Gbps circuit doubles communication speeds between CPUs

Fujitsu says its 56 Gbps chips could rival 4X FDR InfiniBand and should be ready for servers within three years

Qualcomm chip combines Wi-Fi and LTE in the office and at home

The FSM90xx will show up in products during the second half of next year

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Next-gen tech from Asia: The best PCs, tablets, chips and more from Computex

Fresh from Taipei, Computex shows you what's going to be on store shelves this holiday and back-to-school season. Here's a sneak peek at the biggest things coming.

Voice Ads Coming to Your Mobile Devices

A company called Nuance Mobile is adding a whole new dimension to the mobile advertising market. Its new “Nuance Voice” service allows users to converse with the advertisements on their mobile devices.