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TSMC, ARM team up on 64-bit chips with non-planar transistors
— 5:13 PM on July 24, 2012

Unlike Intel, vendors of ARM-based SoCs can't yet reap the benefits of 64-bit addressing and "3D" transistors. But soon, they will. Oh, yes. TSMC and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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USB Power Delivery spec offers up to 100W
— 11:51 AM on July 24, 2012

A little less than a year ago, we learned that the USB Implementers Forum, the governing body behind the interface standard, was working to...

Type: News story Tags: Power Storage Mobile computing

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AMD loses two high-profile executives
— 9:45 AM on July 24, 2012

Well, this can't be good. Yesterday evening, the Wall Street Journal broke the news that AMD's VP of Strategic Development, Bob Feldstein, has defected...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics Game consoles

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Tuesday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 24, 2012

Eight is Enough Reuters: Apple heads into choppy water as new iPhone awaited ZDNet: Samsung sacrificed Qualcomm truce for Apple war AllThingsD on...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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MSI looks to have some SSDs up its sleeve
— 4:10 PM on July 23, 2012

Mechanical hard drive makers have consolidated quite a bit in recent years, but in the world of solid-state drives, vendors only seem to be multiplying....

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Report: Thunderbolt bandwidth to double in 2014
— 10:54 AM on July 23, 2012

Intel's Thunderbolt interface is pretty slick. It combines DisplayPort and PCI Express over a single cable with a staggering 40Gbps of aggregate bandwidth. ...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Mobile computing

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Faster Core i7 Extreme may be on the way
— 10:01 AM on July 23, 2012

Intel isn't exactly under a lot of competitive pressure at the $999 price point. AMD hasn't offered a thousand-dollar desktop processor in many years, and...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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Monday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 23, 2012

Eight is Enough Linux 3.5 released WinUnleashed.info: Windows 8 RTM on the way X-bit labs: Thunderbolt interface to boost speed to 20Gb/s...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Sunday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 22, 2012

Eight is Enough AMD: Macroeconomic situation in the world slowing down microprocessor business X-bit labs: AMD does not see necessity in third...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Saturday Shortbread
— 7:16 AM on July 21, 2012

7 Up Barack Obama: Taking the cyberattack threat seriously VR-Zone: PC gaming fastest growing platform VR-Zone: ECS first motherboard vendor to support...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Deal of the week: Games, games, games—and some hardware, too
— 5:16 PM on July 20, 2012

The Steam Summer Sale has been running all week, slowly impoverishing PC gamers everywhere. There are still some great deals to be found among today's...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Memory Mobile computing Gaming

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AMD revenues, profits down, but still in the black
— 6:00 AM on July 20, 2012

Well, AMD has some good news and some bad news in its freshly released quarterly results announcement. The good news: AMD didn't lose any...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Graphics

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Friday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 20, 2012

Eight is Enough DigiTimes: PC players need to consider selling smart services in the post-PC era, says Quanta chairman CNNMoney: Apple granted 'the mother...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Release roundup: Fast DRAM, mini SSDs, and a big tower
— 5:32 PM on July 19, 2012

Every week, we gather press releases that slipped through the net of our daily coverage, and we post them in the release roundup. This week,...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Storage Memory

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Apple hires Trinity platform architect John Bruno
— 9:49 AM on July 19, 2012

One of the brains behind AMD's Trinity APU has a new job—and no,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Mac

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Thursday Shortbread
— 12:00 AM on July 19, 2012

Eight is Enough Bloomberg: Apple must publish notice that Samsung didn't copy iPad in U.K. AppleInsider: Apple fixes CPU power use, USB...

Type: News story Tags: Shortbread

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Indilinx Barefoot 3 SSD controller coming soon
— 10:56 AM on July 18, 2012

OCZ's "Indilinx Infused" Octane, Vertex 4, and Agility 4 SSDs don't actually have...

Type: News story Tags: Storage

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Intel posts modest revenue growth
— 6:00 AM on July 18, 2012

If Gartner's latest estimates are any indication, the PC market isn't faring...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs

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