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IoT sensors can run at lower power with MIT chip design

MIT researchers have developed a new chip design that could extend the battery life of a sensor by months

Budget smartphones to get 4K video, faster LTE with new Qualcomm chips

Qualcomm's next Snapdragon 620 and 618 are 64-bit smartphone chips using ARM's new Cortex-A72 CPU core


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How network admins can survive SDN

With the advent of SDN, there’s been a lot of speculation about the future of the network administrator.

Defections to ARM hurt PowerPC, MIPS

ARM processors are going into more embedded devices, which could hurt PowerPC the most

Next iPhone chip will reportedly be made by Samsung

Apple evidently likes its arch-rival's chip factories

ARM taps China to bring chip designs to emerging markets

ARM hopes its latest chip design will be a hit among its Chinese customers

ARM unwraps its most powerful mobile chip yet, headed for phones and tablets next year

The Cortex-A72 will provide 3.5 times the performance of ARM's current Cortex-A15 design, the company says

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NASA wants Mars, Jupiter as it begins 2016 budget journey

The space agency’s chief administrator Charles Bolden this week detailed the new budget -- $18.5 billion total – and offered a look at what NAS wants to focus on – a trip to Jupiter’s moon Europa, new space communications technology,...

Lenovo smartphone sales tilt away from China after Motorola buy

Lenovo's smartphone business in China is facing more competition

Intel delays part for high-speed silicon photonic networking

The silicon photonics modules will now ship at the end of the year

Server upgrades coming

Driven by new Ethernet speeds and cloud services, market trackers predict churn

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How to stay ahead of threats to DNS servers

It’s virtually impossible to stop DNS attacks, but these best practices can significantly minimize the impact

Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, he admitted

SDN start-up says it is best funded in industry

Pluribus Networks, an SDN start-up developing converged compute, network, storage and virtualization systems, said it raised $50 million in a Series D round of funding led by Temasek, an investment company based in Singapore with a...

IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growth

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says

AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

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Intel reports record revenues for fourth quarter, driven by server business

The record fourth quarter occurred in spite of with flat or negative growth in PC, mobile, and Internet of Things businesses.

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University of Texas team hooks $100K in IBM Watson app contest

A team of students from the University of Texas at Austin is being awarded $100,000 in seed funding for an app based on IBM's Watson technology that's designed to give Texas citizens easier access to social services from mobile...

Memory prices to fall this year after stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent

IBM's new mainframe will eat mobile apps for lunch

Big Blue claims the system can crunch 2.3 billion transactions per day

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