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Intel cuts 1,500 jobs in Costa Rica in efficiency effort, but plans to hire 1,200 more

Intel takes a step to cut 5 percent of jobs by end of fiscal year

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AMD brings Kabini APUs to the desktop with affordable, upgradeable AM1 platform

And they aren't soldered to the motherboard like Intel's competing Bay Trail chips.

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Intel and SGI cool servers by dunking them

The companies are exploring a cooling technique that submerses electronics in a special fluid developed by 3M.

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Startup claims wearables with its chips can have up to 30 days of battery life

Ineda Systems, backed by Samsung and Qualcomm, will ship its chips in the second half of the year

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AMD Radeon R9 295X2 review: If you have the cash, AMD has the compute power

Whether you want to game at 4K or mine for crypto-currency, this dual-GPU monster will get the job done.

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Qualcomm reveals 64-bit Snapdragon 810 and 808

Qualcomm's fastest Snapdragon 810 chip supports 4K video, LPDDR4 memory, and will be in mobile devices in the first half of next year

Report: Apple in talks to buy Renesas chip joint venture

Apple is apparently seeking to enhance displays and battery life with the acquisition

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Newton is the first MIPS-based mini-computer for wearables

The Newton development kit is the first with a MIPS CPU. Android Wear is on the roadmap, too.

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Tested: Which PC upgrades offer the biggest performance boost for your buck?

We took a mainstream PC and individually upgraded it's processor, graphics card, memory, and storage. Find out which ones busted our benchmarks.

AMD moves desktop PC operations to China

AMD will be closer to key customers like Lenovo and get products to market quicker, analysts say.