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Job listing hints at new Microsoft app for books, magazines, comics
— 12:11 PM on February 10, 2014

Amazon might be in for some competition from the folks in Redmond. In a job listing on its Careers site, Microsoft talks about a...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows

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More of Windows 8.1 Update 1's desktop tweaks detailed
— 6:00 AM on February 10, 2014

If we're to believe the latest whispers around the web, Windows 8.1 Update 1 will be out in early April. As we draw closer...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Report: Windows 8.1 Update 1 now coming in April
— 6:00 AM on February 6, 2014

The first major update to Windows 8.1 promises a wealth of improvements for...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Microsoft has chosen its new CEO: Satya Nadella
— 9:15 AM on February 4, 2014

Well, looks like Stephen Elop didn't get the job after all. Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced that its CEO search has come to an...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Software Windows Personal tech Servers

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HGST's helium-filled He6 6TB hard drive selling for $800
— 10:32 AM on January 29, 2014

HGST introduced the Ultrastar He6 6TB in November. The drive is not only the first to offer 6TB of storage in a single...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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AMD reveals ARM-based Opteron A1100 series
— 2:37 PM on January 28, 2014

AMD's first ARM-based server chip is set to start sampling in "a few weeks." The news comes from Andrew Feldman, GM of the company's Server...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Lenovo is buying IBM's x86 server business
— 9:21 AM on January 23, 2014

Lenovo acquired IBM's PC business way back in 2004. IBM retained its server division, but part of that will now be sold to Lenovo,...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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SanDisk's ULLtraDIMM is an SSD on a memory stick
— 6:00 AM on January 23, 2014

It's an SSD, it's a DIMM, it's... both? SanDisk's new ULLtraDIMM storage device puts non-volatile flash on a DDR3 memory module. We'll indulge...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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16-core ''Warsaw'' CPUs added to Opteron lineup
— 7:00 AM on January 22, 2014

AMD has added a couple of server processors to the Opteron 6300 series. These new offerings are based on Warsaw, which appears to be...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Native 16-core Opteron appears in AMD document
— 4:40 PM on January 21, 2014

A mysterious new processor has appeared in an official AMD document. German site Planet3DNow first spotted the reference to the eight-module, 16-core part...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers Workstations

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Real World Tech analyzes Knights Landing rumors
— 4:10 PM on January 3, 2014

Intel has revealed relatively few details about Knights Landing, the next-gen processor set to join the Xeon Phi family. This massively parallel chip is designed...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Servers

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Deal of the week: An assortment of last-minute bargains
— 12:45 PM on December 20, 2013

Today is cutting it close for last-minute Christmas shopping, but it's never too late—or too early, in fact—for bargain hunting. And there certainly are some...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Displays Gaming Operating systems Windows

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ARM server SoC firm Calxeda shuts down, lays off staffers
— 11:16 AM on December 20, 2013

Remember Calxeda? Back in 2011, HP announced plans to partner up with the Austin, Texas-based startup in order to produce ARM-powered servers. Now, just...

Type: News story Tags: Servers

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Microsoft to name new CEO in 'early part of 2014'
— 5:02 PM on December 17, 2013

Almost four months have passed since Steve Ballmer announced his plan to resign as Microsoft's CEO. Ballmer isn't scheduled to step down until August...

Type: News story Tags: Software Windows Personal tech

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Next Windows release could be more desktop-friendly
— 5:05 PM on December 9, 2013

Rumors about the next major Windows release are starting to crop up. Earlier today, Paul Thurrott of the eponymous Supersite for Windows posted a...

Type: News story Tags: Operating systems Windows

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Next-gen Intel SSDs could have 2TB capacities, integrated heatsinks
— 9:21 AM on December 5, 2013

Information about Intel's next-gen SSDs has leaked out. Myce has published a collection of slides detailing several drives due to be released in...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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Data suggests consumer drives are as reliable as enterprise models
— 6:00 AM on December 5, 2013

Last month, online backup provider Backblaze published some interesting statistics on hard drive failure rates in its "storage pods." Now, the company is...

Type: News story Tags: Storage Servers

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ASRock combines Avoton SoC, 12 SATA ports on Mini-ITX mobo
— 10:56 AM on November 27, 2013

Attention, home server builders. ASRock has come up with a Mini-ITX motherboard with 12 Serial ATA ports. The awkwardly named C2750D4I is based...

Type: News story Tags: Motherboards Servers

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