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AMD finally embraces Android as it looks beyond Windows

The chip maker will bring native Android support to a 20-nm, 64-bit ARM processor next year

AMD announces 'SkyBridge' chips to bring together X86 and ARM

AMD showed off "Seattle," its first ARM chips for servers. But more important was AMD's announcement of "SkyBridge," which will bring together ARM and AMD's traditional X86 chips.

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Google shows homegrown server with IBM Power chip

Google is showing off a Power8 motherboard at an IBM show in Las Vegas Monday

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AMD's Beema, Mullins chips use software, sensor smarts to cut power, not performance

The new chips perform real-time analysis on the types of apps you’re using and provide just enough power to run them optimally.

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Game consoles spur AMD's x86 processor market share

AMD's market share rose to 16.9 percent during the first quarter of 2014.

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ARM says 64-bit chips have begun shipping in high volume

ARM reports a 30 percent year-over-year increase in A-series chips into smartphones, including the first high-volume sales of 64-bit chips.

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See ya, Microsoft: Intel looks to Android for growth in tablets

Intel projects Android will be in 80 percent to 90 percent of the tablets it expects to ship with its chips this year

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As PC market stabilizes, Intel focuses on smartphones

As the PC market shows some signs of stabilization -- thanks, Windows XP! -- Intel's focus turns to improving its emerging communications chip business.

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Intel beats estimates, with signs of hope for PC business

While Intel highlighted signs of improvement in the PC space, the company's data center business shone brightest.

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Allwinner bringing 4K video to smartphones and tablets

Allwinner will ship its A80 board, which has eight ARM CPUs and 64 PowerVR graphics cores.