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Bevy of cheap LTE smartphones on the way, Qualcomm says

Products powered by the Snapdragon 210 processor have been slower to arrive than the chip maker expected

Intel's first Skylake chips coming in first week of August

The first Skylake chips will be the high-end gaming chips, according to a source


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A look at the new Microsoft Skype for Business Server 2015

Most of the action happens behind the scenes, in the server-side plumbing.

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SQL Server remote access setup guide

In this free PDF download, you'll get step-by-step instructions for setting up VPN access to SQL Server. And a discount code gets you 25% off the e-book's full price.

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Upgrading Windows Server 2003: The procrastinator's guide

Yes, this is something you really need to get going on. Here are some factors to consider in your planning.

Qualcomm partners with large Chinese foundry on chips

China is seeking to become a semiconductor producing powerhouse by 2030

Amazon boosts cloud offerings with souped-up virtual servers

The new M4 family of virtual servers are based on Intel's Haswell processors

Dell PowerEdge FC830 server module

Review: Dell’s slim FC830 server packs a heavyweight punch

The latest Dell FX2 server module stuffs a massive amount of computing power into a 1U space

Five new things we know about Skylake

Intel's Skylake chips will be released after Windows 10, and tablets, laptops and desktops will follow in quick succession

Prototype of HP's futuristic 'Machine' coming next year

The prototype will use DRAM, however, not the memristors eventually envisioned

HP, Arista team to take on Cisco, IBM, EMC in converged infrastructure

HP has entered into an arrangement with Arista Networks to market Arista’s data center switches along with HP converged IT infrastructure products.

AMD to launch next-generation Fiji GPUs on June 16

AMD showed the new HBM (high-bandwidth memory) during a press conference at Computex

AMD skips Chromebooks, bets on Windows 10 with new Carrizo chips

Asus, Acer, Lenovo, HP and Toshiba will use the Carrizo chips for mainstream laptops

Intel cranks up speed of Thunderbolt 3, builds in support for USB

Intel's Thunderbolt 3 can transfer data two times faster than its predecessor, and uses a USB Type C connector

Intel shows first Skylake tablet

The tablet had a 4K display and was 7.8-millimeters thick

Qualcomm turns to China's Allwinner to grow in low-cost tablet market

More low-cost Android tablets could get integrated LTE features

25 burning questions about Windows Server 2003 end of support

With help from the IDG Answers community, we collected some of most burning questions (and the best answers) enterprises and individuals have about the looming WS2003 end of support.

Chromebooks with MediaTek chips to appear 'very soon'

MediaTek demonstrated a non-functional Chromebook with its 64-bit MT8173 processor at Computex

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VMware's vSphere 6.0: Faster, smarter, more resilient

Latest version of VMware adds high availability, scalability, speed.

ARM hopes to extend battery life of IOT devices with new chip design

ARM is putting a new power-efficient design in place for its low-power Cortex-M chip designs

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