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When notebooks squeeze Intel out

commentary Devices based on ARM chip designs tend to be thinner, cooler (thermally, at least), and cheaper than those based on Intel designs while offering longer battery life.

By July 22, 2013

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25 fun things to do with a Raspberry Pi

Time to get creative with your computing -- here are our favourite fun things you can do with your Raspberry Pi.

By November 28, 2012

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Otellini's legacy at Intel: Plentiful profits, mobile misfires

When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.

By November 19, 2012

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Imagination, supplier of Apple chip tech, to buy MIPS

Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.

By November 6, 2012

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Why Nvidia's chips can power supercomputers

q&a Nvidia has taken its extremely high-performance graphics chips and restyled them for supercomputing. It looks to be a pretty good fit since some of the top supercomputing centers have adopted them.

By November 29, 2011

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Made in China: Country's new supercomputer uses homegrown chips

Flexing its growing semiconductor muscles, China uses domestic chips for its latest supercomputer. How fast will the country close the gap with U.S. companies Intel, AMD, and Nvidia?

By October 29, 2011

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Own the history of the iPhone -- on your wall!

Find out how 1940s Hollywood, Captain Kirk and the Twisted Nematic effect shaped the iPhone in our first Tech Family Tree.

By September 14, 2011

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Ken Olsen, founder of DEC, dead at 84

An important figure in computing history, Olsen founded and led Digital Equipment Corporation, the firm most associated with the minicomputer era.

By February 7, 2011

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Project Denver puts Windows on Nvidia chips

Tiny ARM processors that power handheld devices will come to the Windows desktop. It's CISC (Intel) versus RISC (ARM) all over again.

By January 5, 2011

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CES: ARM CEO on Microsoft, tech's rise (Q&A)

CES 2011 may be remembered as marking the year that ARM eclipsed Intel, according to Warren East, the U.K. chip designer's chief executive.

By January 7, 2011