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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.

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AMD's budget-friendly Sempron line lives on with new desktop chips

AMD's new Sempron chips could go into systems starting as low as $60.

Intel expects Bay Trail successor in tablets by year end

Intel's next Atom chip, code-named Cherry Trail, will be in devices by the year-end holiday shopping season

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64-bit smartphones are coming, but Apple's iPhone 5s still stands alone

No 64-bit smartphones were announced at MWC, though new chips there will pave the way for handsets in coming months

Intel's new Xeon server chip pushes Itanium closer to death's door

Analysts say Itanium is alive mainly to meet contractual obligations

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MediaTek outs an octa-core processor for $200 LTE smartphones

Smartphones based on the new chip will start shipping during the second half of the year

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New Cortex-A17 processor gives mid-range smartphones and tablets a shot in the ARM

ARM's Cortex-A17 processors will reach mobile devices next year

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Apple to continue reliance on Imagination for mobile graphics

Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.