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How Intel knocked itself out of the smartphone chip market

Intel's Atom smartphone chip cancellations pull the curtain back on an ugly past in which the company shot itself in the foot with bad timing and ill-advised executive decisions.

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WWDC 2016: Apple will improve Apple Music

Apple will unleash Apple Music 2.0 for iOS, OS X and Android at WWDC 2016

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Google, Fiat Chrysler to collaborate on self-driving minivans

Alphabet's Google Self-Driving Car Project has teamed with Fiat Chrysler Automobiles to work directly for the first time with an automaker on developing autonomous vehicles.

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IBM makes quantum computing available in the cloud

IBM Research is making its quantum processor available to the public via IBM's cloud to any desktop or mobile device.

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Windows 10 on pace to reach 20% share by June

Windows 10 is on pace to power 20% of all Windows desktop systems by the end of June, or around the time Microsoft issues its next major upgrade, according to data published this week.

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Intel's Atom architecture to live on despite smartphone chip cancellations

Intel's Atom processor architecture will live on despite the recent cancellation of next-generation smartphone chips.

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Solar shift: Falling costs make owning better than leasing

The costs of consumer and small business-grade solar systems have dropped significantly in recent years, sparking a move away from leasing the systems to outright purchases so owners can reap the financial benefits.

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Disney files patent for near instantaneous 3D printing

Disney has filed a patent for a new 3D printing technique that uses high-intensity light to harden resin into a shape in a single process, unlike traditional 3D printing that uses a layer-by-layer approach.

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Dell plus EMC has new name: Dell Technologies

Dell’s planned $67 billion acquisition of EMC will create a broad collection of businesses called Dell Technologies.

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Samsung and Nvidia make peace by ending their patent lawsuits

Nvidia and Samsung have avoided a potentially ugly court battle with a settlement that ends all outstanding intellectual property litigation between the two companies.

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Qualcomm brings big brains to mobile devices with deep-learning tool

Qualcomm has talked about putting "silicon brains" in mobile devices and is now providing tools to train smartphones to recognize people, objects, gestures and even emotions.

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White House releases report on how to spur smart-gun tech

The Department of Justice and the Department of Homeland Security have begun a process to define, for the first time, the requirements that manufacturers would need to meet for law enforcement agencies to consider purchasing firearms...

Intel is on the verge of exiting the smartphone and tablet markets

Intel could be on the verge of exiting the market for smartphones and standalone tablets, wasting billions it spent trying to expand in those markets.

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You'll soon be using GPU as a Service

The role and deployment of the GPU is about to change dramatically, going from an embedded component to a cloud-based service. And it will usher in some major new market opportunities.

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Google, what are you doing? Motorola ex-prez now new hardware chief

Google hires Motorola ex-president to lead a new centralized hardware team. This is BIG BIG news -- it hints at Google's plans for Nexus, ChromeOS, the living room, and even the ludicrous Google Glass...

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Google and Fiat Chrysler near deal on self-driving vehicles

After being in talks for months, Fiat Chrysler is said to be in the final stages of finalizing a partnership with Google's Alphabet self-driving car development division.

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25% off Logitech MX Anywhere 2 Wireless Mobile Mouse - Deal Alert

The MX Anywhere 2 is loaded with features, and is available for $59.99 with the current 25% discount.

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HP's Chromebook 13 has features that match top-end PCs

HP's new Chromebook 13 has some of the latest technologies that the company is putting in its top-line Windows PCs.

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