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IBM's TrueNorth processor mimics the human brain

Big Blue's cognitive computing chip could enable wide-ranging applications that take advantage of massive performance while using no more power than a hearing aid.

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IBM spends $3 billion to push the far future of computer chips

Big Blue sets a five-year plan to figure out the manufacturing technology for the great-grandchild of today's chip tech -- and the even more different generations beyond that.

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Microsoft to expand Surface Pro line with bigger display?

A next-generation Surface Pro may have the largest Surface display to date, a 12-incher, an analyst tells CNET.

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Google acquires a taste for Power -- IBM's processors, that is

An effort to license IBM processor designs bears fruit as one of the most powerful computing companies on the Net shows its own server using Big Blue's Power8 chip. That could mean more competitive pressure on Intel.

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Intel launches new Atom processors, touts mobile wins

The chip giant says during Mobile World Congress that it's making real progress in mobile and that it has signed new agreements with Lenovo, Asus, Dell, and Foxconn.

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Apple's future processors said to be made by Samsung, TSMC

Apple will divvy up chipmaking between Samsung and TSMC, according to an Asia-based report.

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LG's rumored Odin processors get ready for primetime -- report

The company reportedly plans to introduce its own quad-core and octa-core chipset, codenamed "Odin," in devices next year.

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Apple refreshes its 13- and 15-inch MacBook line, with improved processing power and better battery life.

MacBook Pros get faster processors, improved battery

Apple refreshes its 13- and 15-inch MacBook line, with improved processing power and better battery life.

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New Intel tablet processors coming in 2014, says Digitimes

A Taipei-based report discusses Intel's roadmap for future tablet chips.

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Intel's new fourth-gen 'Haswell' processors: What you need to know (FAQ)

New Intel processors are about to come to desktops, laptops, and tablets near you. Here's the full rundown on what it all means.

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ARM announces processors, antipiracy chips at Computex

ARM makes a number of chip announcements at Computex, including a next-generation processor for mid-range smartphones.

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Intel's next-gen quad-core processors tested

Fourth-gen Core i-series "Haswell" CPUs promise big leaps in performance and battery life.

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