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Qualcomm plans to fast-track Snapdragon 820 with help from Samsung

A plan by Qualcomm to get Samsung Electronics to make its Snapdragon 820 chip could lead to faster smartphones, offering longer battery life by early next year.


Update: AMD withdraws from high-density server business

AMD has pulled out of the market for high-density servers, reversing a strategy it embarked on three years ago.

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Intel sales sag as PC sales slowdown drags on

The slower PC market has hit Intel's financial results.

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It's a server! No, it's a radiator!

Cloud computation will be used to heat Dutch living rooms in the coming year.

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HP boxes up the cloud for the enterprise

Enterprises that want to enjoy the benefits of cloud computing but still prefer to keep computational resources in-house should take a look at a new cloud system offered by Hewlett-Packard. A preconfigured package of hardware...

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IBM's OpenPower project makes strides with first commercial server

An IBM project to expand the market for its Power processor is making headway, with new hardware announced that aims to challenge Intel's dominance in the data center.

Intel's Skylake chips to appear in tablets, PCs, servers

Intel has revealed more details about its next-generation chip code-named Skylake, indicating it will go into a broad range of tablets, PCs and servers.

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IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

IBM will roll out a cloud computing service next quarter using OpenPower-based servers.

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Intel delays part for high-speed silicon photonic networking

Intel has delayed shipment of a component module required for its silicon photonics technology, which uses pulses of light to move data between servers at extremely high speed.

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Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

Larry Ellison has opened a new front in his battle with Cisco Systems and EMC, launching new Oracle hardware on Wednesday that he claims will be the cheapest on the market.

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10 things you need to know about Intel's new Broadwell chips

Intel's new Core I processors based on Broadwell offer good battery and graphics features.

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Why Nvidia ignored mobile and bet the farm on auto tech at CES

One pundit complained Nvidia's press conference was 'a teraflop'

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Tech bigwigs' need for servers helps drive Q3 sales

The increasing need for real-time analytics and the demands of companies like Google, Facebook and Microsoft in the U.S. helped buoy server sales in the third quarter.

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HP sees HP-UX sticking around for 10 years

Hewlett-Packard isn't making bones about the fact that the Unix OS market is in decline, but the company believes its HP-UX has a long life ahead for customers using its fault-tolerant servers.

Qualcomm to tap server market with the help of China

Qualcomm wants to enter the server market and will tap expertise in China to build the low-power chips it needs.

Nvidia reaches high on graphics performance with Tesla K80

Nvidia's PC graphics chips may draw all the attention, but supercomputing chips are driving the company's GPU technology ahead.

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Intel says its supercomputing chips won't suffer Larrabee's fate

Intel introduced its latest Xeon Phi chip Monday, in what seems to be an effort to prove that its supercomputing chips aren't just a flash in the pan.

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Intel turns to light beams to speed up supercomputers

Intel will start using light pulses next year to move data at blistering speeds in supercomputers, yielding potentially massive advances in high-performance computing.

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Facebook gives its server racks a Tesla touch

Facebook is now testing lithium-ion batteries as the backup power source for its server racks and plans to roll them out widely next year.

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