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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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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.

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Intel trumpets power, versatility of new flagship Xeon server chips

Intel Tuesday announced the Xeon E5-2600 v2 line of flagship server chips, which will succeed last year’s Xeon E5-2600 chips, which were based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture.

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.