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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.

Applied Materials gets new CEO as sales, profits slip

Gary Dickerson, Applied Materials' new CEO, will strengthen the company’s precision engineering operations and help deliver revenue and growth, the company said Thursday.

High PC prices hindering industry recovery, analysts say

PC shipments are already in a steady decline with the growing adoption of tablets, and buyers are not yet willing to pay a premium for machines with Microsoft's Windows 8, analysts point out.

Nvidia Tegra Tab

Rumor: Nvidia to make its own tablet

A number of Chinese blogging sites conclude that Nvidia's follow-up to the Nvidia Shield is its own tablet.

Intel's Bay Trail chip could find its way into intelligent systems, set-top boxes

The embedded chips can be used for in-car entertainment systems, digital signage, and a wide variety of other equipment that needs to access services from the Internet.

The top tech products of 2013 (so far)

It's all here: New chips, great phones, innovative hardware. And the year's far from over yet.

Samsung's eight-core Galaxy S4 chip offered on new developer board

South Korea-based Hardkernel has a developer board, the Odroid XU, which incorporates Samsung’s eight-core Exynos 5 Octa 5410 chip. The chip is based on ARM’s latest processor designs.

Google rekindles Motorola legacy with X8 chipset

Google will use its Motorola Mobility division's new chip system in its recently announced Droid and Moto X smartphones.


Taiwan's MediaTek to launch a 'true' 8-core chip later this year

Smartphone and tablet chip vendor MediaTek has unveiled an octo-core processor it says can run all eight cores simultaneously when active.

Kepler to go: Nvidia's desktop graphics technology is coming to tablets and smartphones

Nvidia yanked back the curtain on a mobile version of its core Kepler graphics technology, promising iPad 4-level graphics at a third of the power cost.