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

Smartphones could have more features and battery as Qualcomm looks to Samsung to make the Snapdragon 820 using the 14-nanometer process

Great customer experience is an elusive goal

Many companies talk about it but few deliver, a Forrester study found


IBM sales dip 12 percent despite lift from new mainframe

It was IBM's 12th straight quarter of declining revenue

VMware prepares its virtualization stack for Docker

VMware open sources a Linux distribution and access management software

VMware just created its first Linux OS, and it’s container-friendly

VMware releases Project Photon as way to dispel fears that container technology could threaten virtualization giant

Why the journey to IPv6 is still the road less traveled

While enterprises may find it easy, service providers can face a lot of work and few immediate rewards

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, April 20

Is Nokia scheming to move back into phones?... Antitrust lawyers frowning at Comcast plan... IBM's Chinese partnership raises eyebrows

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New products of the week 04.20.2015

Our roundup of intriguing new products from companies such as HP and HighQ.

US intelligence outfit wants the ultimate quantum qubit

That’s why a program IARPA will detail next month called LogiQ, will build a logical qubit from physical qubits and push for higher fidelity in multi-qubit operations which it hopes will develop vigorous quantum processors.

AMD pulls back: Less ARM in the cloud, more NOC power consumption

Power consumption issues are still plaguing the data center, despite the industry's best efforts.

Facebook tries to keep it real by killing more 'fake' likes

The company has improved its technology for detecting suspicious patterns of likes

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Google seeks $19.8M tax break in Iowa

Google needs a tax break like Bill Gates needs food stamps, yet that isn’t stopping the search giant from asking for $19.8 million in “economic development incentives” from Iowa.

LA school district seeks millions from Apple over iPad software woes

This is the latest chapter in the dramatic and complex project of supplying all Los Angeles public school students with an iPad

AMD withdraws from high-density server business

The company is ditching a business it formed by acquiring SeaMicro three years ago

Moore's Law at 50: The past and future

Moore's Law, which has provided a guideline to maker cheaper, smaller and faster computers, endures even after 50 years

Size matters in mobile, but Nokia may find bigger isn't better

Nokia's plan to buy Alcatel-Lucent would create a huge mobile networks maker

Forever 21 denies pirating Adobe software, strikes back

The retailer claims Adobe, Corel and Autodesk charge accused pirates exorbitant license fees

Tata gives employees anniversary bonus, cuts into profits

India's largest outsourcer said its business had grown well in the first quarter

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Go-to storage and disaster recovery products

IT pros find peace of mind through hybrid cloud storage and enterprise backup and disaster recovery technologies.

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Tech pros' favorite tools increase IT efficiency

Each year we ask IT pros what they love, and this year several management tools ranked among the favorites.

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