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Intel CEO gives peek into laptop future with Broadwell chip

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showed the thin-and-light laptop running a gaming application, and it looked much like the Ultrabooks currently available from top PC makers.

Intel's face-melting Ivy Bridge-E Extreme Edition processors hit retail

If you've got a need for processing speed, Intel's got your fix.

New 'Haswell' Chromebooks expected this week at IDF

Google and Intel will share information about new Chromebooks at Intel's chip conference this week.

From calculators to tablets, Intel focuses on the mobile era

Look for a road map for Intel's shift to the mobile era to be outlined at next week's Intel Developer Forum.

Qualcomm's Toq smart watch

Chip makers see opportunities in hot wearable-computer market

Wearable devices present an opportunity for chip makers to use technologies that may have not been successful to date, says an analyst.

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Imagination to battle ARM with MIPS server chips

Imagination is the U.K. company that designs the iPhone's and iPad's graphics chips.

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.