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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 30

Intel's Broadwell is the real cable-cutter ... India victim sues Uber in US ... rogue Android gains investors ... and more

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Intel Wants to Banish Cables, Connectors With New Broadwell Chips

Intel's new Core chips with vPro will support technologies for wireless storage and displays.

Kevlar could keep lithium-ion batteries from catching fire

Researchers have found that Kevlar extracts in batteries could prevent batteries from shorting

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 27

Apple's financials on tap ... IBM says it's not laying off a quarter of its workforce ... and more

Get ready for the 24-hour laptop: Battery life hits new highs

Panasonic's new Toughbook 31 offers 18 hours of battery life

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, January 26

Coinbase to open regulated Bitcoin exchange ... Malaysia Airlines hacked ... Wikileaks says Google passed data to U.S. ... and more news

Report: Apple agrees to Chinese security audits of its products

The purpose is to counter Chinese concerns about outside government surveillance

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for January 22

Ford drives into the Valley ... Oracle promises cheaper hardware ... Samsung-Blackberry deal still in play ... and more

Intel's wireless dock takes laptops closer to a wire-free life

Intel's Wireless Gigabit is a stepping stone into the chip maker's plan to free laptops of wires

Lenovo puts AMD chip in ThinkPad 11e laptop

Lenovo's new ThinkPad Yoga 11e and ThinkPad 11e can also be bought with Intel's chips based on Broadwell architecture

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, January 21

Big day for Windows 10 ... Ellison's on stage for data center unveiling ... Net neutrality gets more presidential firepower ... and more

AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

AMD plans to release Carrizo chips in the second quarter this year

HP bringing augmented reality, 3D printing features to tablets, laptops

HP wants to provide a more interactive computing experience through its mobile products

HP teases wire-free computing with Elite X2 1011 hybrid

HP's tablet-first Elite X2 1011 will be able to transfer data to a wireless display through a WiGig dock

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Tuesday, January 20

State of the Union address will be heavy on tech ... Will IBM's earnings disappoint, again? ... Twitter picks up ZipDial's call ... and more

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, January 19

Microsoft is all about Windows 10 this week ... the NSA was lurking in NK networks ... Alibaba starts with partners in US ... and more

Citrix develops mouse to make iPads, iPhones more Windows friendly

The mouse uses Citrix's Receiver client to interact with remote Windows apps

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Friday, January 16

Servers boost Intel results ... Xiaomi wants in on smart homes ... Prosecutors try to catch their Dread Pirate Roberts ... and more

PC prices will stay low this year, Intel says

Intel's fourth-quarter earnings benefitted from a rebound in PC shipments

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