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HTC, Qualcomm scramble to rework HTC One chip design to avoid import ban

HTC and Qualcomm are reworking a radio chip for the HTC One smartphone in order to avoid a U.S. ban on imports of patent-infringing technology, according to a Wall Street Journal report.

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The America's Cup: nerves, skill, and computer design

This year's America's Cup will be remembered for Oracle Team USA's jaw-dropping comeback against Emirates New Zealand, but it should also be remembered for the huge role computers have come to play in the competition.

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The unreal deal: How to ID phony phones, counterfeit CPUs, and other tech traps

Fake tech products are a multimillion-dollar business, and you’re the intended victim. Here’s how to protect yourself.

Security researchers can sneak undetectable trojans into Intel's Ivy Bridge chips

By tinkering with the electrical properties of the silicon at the heart of chips, undetectable security vulnerabilities can be introduced at a hardware level.

The legend of Jack Kilby: 55 years of the integrated circuit

Jack Kilby demonstrated the first integrated circuit to executives at Texas Instruments 55 years ago. Though crude, his small invention changed the face of electronics and made possible much of today's technology.

Why Bay Trail makes more sense for Chromebooks than Haswell chips

By using Haswell instead of Intel's low-powered Bay Trail chips, the new Chromebooks may be targeting a use case that doesn't yet exist.

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Cisco bets on new programmable 400G bps processor

Cisco Systems has unveiled what it calls the world's most scalable and programmable network processor, the nPower X1, which handles 400G bps to keep up with increasing Internet traffic volume.

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Future Samsung smartphones will have 64-bit processors, too

After Apple announced its 64-bit A7 mobile processors earlier this week, Samsung's jumping on board the bandwagon, too.

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Intel's Atom chip code-named Bay Trail

Windows 8.1 tablets with 64-bit Atom chips not coming until Q1

Intel executives said Wednesday that the first Bay Trail tablets will use only the 32-bit version of Windows 8.1, despite 64-bit support on the chip.

IBM eyeing microservers to compete with HP's Moonshot

IBM is working to develop microservers based on low-power processors but isn't sure yet when the systems will be introduced.