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One port to rule them all: Thunderbolt 3 and USB Type-C join forces

USB Type-C becomes truly universal as Intel aligns the latest Thunderbolt standard with USB's new reversible port.

By June 2, 2015

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Google wants to bring touchscreen controls to your clothing

Google's experimental hardware division talks smart textiles, and controlling them just by the touch of your hand.

By May 29, 2015

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Nvidia's new graphics card pushes for better 4K

Nvidia announced a new flagship graphics card delivering smoother 4K graphics for PC gamers, plus new G-Sync screen technology for smoother gaming on laptops.

By May 31, 2015

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Intel to buy Altera for $16.7B as chipmakers consolidate

The world's largest chipmaker, looking ahead to changes in computing, makes its biggest acquisition ever.

By June 1, 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