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Intel reshuffles Xeon lineup

New Intel Xeon processors with technology for AI training will only come on four- and eight-socket servers. Single and dual-socket versions of Cooper Lake CPUs have been canceled.

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'AI everywhere' IoT chips coming from Arm

Two new microprocessors from Arm promise to miniaturize artificial intelligence.

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Answering your Windows questions: February 2020

Computerworld Windows expert Preston Gralla and Executive Editor Ken Mingis answer viewers' questions about the latest Windows 10 release and other Windows-related topics. If you have a question, post it as a comment.

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IDC: Chinese server sales will take a hit due to coronavirus

Major server vendors aren't talking, but IDC says that short-term, supplies of a variety of IT devices will be short due to the coronavirus.

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Server sales projected to decline 10% due to coronavirus

Demand isn’t tapering off, but China is grinding to a halt under the strain of the pandemic.

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Rising sales tide lifts Intel and AMD

Enterprise server sales aren't typically strong in Q4, but Intel and AMD benefited from high demand for server, desktop and notebook processors as 2019 came to a close.

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Wearable robotics, cobots and table tennis coaches: 2020 robotics predictions

Robotics Business Review senior editor Keith Shaw joins Ken and Juliet once again to talk CES 2020 and the future of robotics. Keith debunks the myth that robots will replace humans in jobs, and explains they'll actually be quite...

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Researchers aim for transistors that compute and store in one component

Materials incompatibilities have stalled efforts to integrate transistors and memory in a single on-chip, commercial component. That might be about to change.

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How to get the most out of your Chromebook

If you have a Chromebook, you probably know there isn't a lot to figure out when you first start using it. You sign in with your Google account and you're pretty much good to go. But there's plenty of tips and shortcuts you might not...

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Intel targets Nvidia (again) with GPU and cross-processor API

Intel is looking to offer a unified CPU, GPU, and platform architecture that Nvidia doesn’t have but AMD does.

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White-box switches yield initial savings but pose challenges

Integrating white-box switches into multi-vendor environments presents management and support issues.

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IoT in 2020: The awkward teenage years

The internet of things will see more growth in 2020, along with more growing pains - security, lack of complete solutions

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Red Hat Responds to Zombieload v2

Red Hat calls for updating Linux software to address Intel processor flaws that can lead to data-theft exploits

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Intel unveils new Xeon E-2200 line for entry level servers

The not-so-new line will go where eight cores will do instead of 28 cores.

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DARPA looks for new NICs to speed up networks

The government agency that gave us the Internet 50 years ago is now looking to drastically increase network speed to address bottlenecks and chokepoints for compute-intensive applications. The Defense Advanced Research Projects...

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Intel announces Optane for workstations, higher capacity NAND

At its Memory and Storage Day 2019 in Seoul last week, Intel made several announcements concerning its Optane persistent storage as well as NAND flash capacity. Optane is a new form of non-volatile memory from Intel that has the...

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Data center gear will increasingly move off-premises

Cloud and colocation sites will account for half of all data center equipment in just five years, according to 451 Research.

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Samsung introduces SSDs it claims will 'never die'

Samsung introduced a new generation of SSD memory chips that have fail-in-place technology, which allows the chips to gracefully recover from chip failure.

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