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Apple reports second straight quarter of iPhone sales decline

Apple has reported its second straight quarter of falling iPhone sales, hit by stiff competition in China and the ongoing slowdown in the worldwide smartphone market.

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NTSB: Tesla in fatal crash was speeding with Autopilot on

A preliminary report by the National Transportation Safety Board shows the Tesla that crashed into an 18-wheeler in May was indeed using Autopilot and traveling at 74mph in a 65mph zone.

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Gain access to an ARM server running Linux OS, through the cloud

If you want to play with an ARM-based server, you can now apply to gain access to one online through the Linaro Developer Cloud.

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Intel is developing AR smart glasses for interactive collaboration

Intel seems to be developing a pair of augmented reality smart glasses, and we may see them at the company's developer show next month.

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WD preparing to ship flash chips with half a terabit of capacity

Western Digital is now manufacturing 3D-stacked NAND flash chips that have 64 layers, 16 stories higher than its previous 48-layer technology -- meaning its 40% more capacity.

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Financial analysts forecast another downturn for Apple's iPhone, Mac

Apple later today will again announce a downturn for all three of its primary product lines, according to independent and institutional financial analysts.

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AMD packs 1TB SSD into a GPU for better VR and gaming

AMD for the first time is placing a solid-state drive in a new graphics card in an effort to squeeze every ounce of horsepower out of GPUs for better virtual reality and gaming experiences.

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AMD's Radeon Pro WX GPUs can create VR content for under $1,000

Apple's decision to use the FirePro professional GPU in its Mac Pro line was a signature win for AMD; otherwise, it is getting crushed by Nvidia in the workstation market.

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UPDATED: Apple expected to confirm tough Q3 in fiscal call

Expectations low as earnings announcement looms

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Here are the key security features arriving with Windows 10 next week

Here's a look at Windows Information Protection and Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection, two new features that will be launching next week with the latest major update to Windows 10.

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Nvidia's Quadro P6000 GPU blasts out 12 teraflops of performance

Nvidia keeps upping the performance with each new GPU based on the Pascal architecture. Its latest, the Quadro P6000, can deliver 12 teraflops of single-precision performance, a teraflop more than the Titan X unveiled just last week.

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3 ways to remove Windows 10's default apps

Microsoft makes it easy to remove some apps, but for others, you'll need assistance from a third-party utility.

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Why qudits may be the key to quantum computing

Quantum computers may promise a giant leap forward in performance and efficiency, but none of that can happen until we figure out a practical way to build them. Russian scientists just announced what they say is a major advance.

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22% off SanDisk Connect Wireless Stick 200GB - Deal Alert

A flash drive, reinvented. With the SanDisk Connect Stick in your pocket, in your bag or across the room, you can wirelessly access your media or transfer large files, stream HD videos and music, and save and share photos and videos...

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Microsoft finalizes Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Last week's Windows 10 update for beta testers is almost certainly the final code for this year's big Aug. 2 upgrade.

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China surges further ahead in solar power production

China's state-run news site said that the nation has pressed further ahead of other countries in its deployment of solar electricity, adding an additional 20 billion watts (20GW) in the first half of this year alone

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Why You'll Want Windows 10's Anniversary Update

Windows Ink, Cortana, and Microsoft Edge: Here's why you'll want Microsoft's Windows 10 Anniversary Update.

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AMD mulls a CPU+GPU super chip in a server reboot

AMD is rebooting its server business around chips with the Zen CPU, which will also be used in PCs.

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