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Intel's Skylake chips: What you need to know about the next big CPU change

Move over, Broadwell: the sixth generation of Intel Core i-series CPUs are almost here. Here's how it will -- and won't -- affect your PC and Mac buying choices.

By July 19, 2015

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Apple upgrades iPod Touch with iPhone 6-level camera, chip

The long overdue refresh is the device's first major update since 2012.

By July 15, 2015

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IBM and allies find a way to make chips even tinier and faster

A prototype chip has quadruple the circuitry and double the performance of today's cutting-edge chips. This kind of work keeping Moore's Law ticking hastens the day your smartwatch has a lot more brains.

By July 8, 2015

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Faster computers, coming soon, as graphics chip answers the call to action

New tech used by Apple and Microsoft promises to uncork bottlenecks. That's great for computer users who want new features, but brings new complications for those who build our software.

By June 22, 2015

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​With an infrared rainbow, IBM optical chip outpaces copper wires

Big Blue's researchers have demonstrated fiber-optic technology that could help computers break through today's speed limits by transferring data faster.

By May 12, 2015

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Samsung launches Artik chips for the Internet of Things

Samsung Electronics President Young Sohn says the products, which combine hardware and software, are a complete system for building devices that connect to the Internet.

By May 12, 2015

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Adios, silicon: Why exotic designs are the future for the chips in your gadgets

Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?

By April 17, 2015

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Qualcomm feels investor pressure to spin off chip business

Activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chipmaker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses in hopes of boosting Qualcomm's sagging share prices.

By April 13, 2015

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Human heart on a chip could replace animal drug testing

Researchers have created a "heart on a chip" using actual cardiac muscles to help test the effects of heart medication.

By March 9, 2015