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Smartphone dead? Fuel cells offer instant power anywhere

New products hope to succeed where others have failed

Intel's Skylake chips to appear in tablets, PCs, servers

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich says partners, including PC makers, are looking forward to Skylake


Momentum grows around Microsoft's Windows 10 for phones

Smartphone makers and chip companies announce support for Microsoft's Windows 10 handset OS

IBM plugs OpenPower servers into SoftLayer cloud

It's trying to prime the pump for Power-based cloud computing services

Intel rethinking tablets with new Atom X5, X7 chips

Tablets with Intel's new Atom chips code-named Cherry Trail will ship in the first half of this year

Qualcomm puts silicon brain in flagship Snapdragon 820 chip

The Snapdragon 820 chips will be for premium mobile devices, and test units will ship in the second half

USB 3.1 flash drives? Don't expect them anytime soon

USB 3.1 may be too expensive to start with for flash drives

SanDisk pushes MicroSD to 200GB

The card can hold around 20 hours of high-def video

MediaTek wants to put its chips in Chromebooks

MediaTek's new Helio X10 processor could bring 64-bit ARM CPUs and 4K video to Chromebooks

MediaTek eyes new markets with $300 million startup fund

MediaTek Ventures will invest in hardware, chips, services and IoT startups

Hands on: HP's Spectre X360 hybrid boots lightning fast, performs remarkably

HP's Spectre X360 doesn't inspire a wow, but it's a solid performer

With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competition

Congolese company takes first step in expansion plans

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Start-Up Leia to Demo Star Wars-Inspired Hologram Display Tech Next Week

Potential applications include maps, games and video conferencing

Kenya abandons school laptop project, moves to computer labs

A snag in the bidding process derailed the laptop plan, but there are high hopes for computer labs

Flash drives in mobile devices to become faster with new standard

JEDEC's eMMC 5.1 standard will also secure storage on mobile devices

ARM, IBM offer starter kit for making IOT devices

IOT devices can be built in a matter of minutes with ARM and IBM's mbed starter kit

IoT sensors can run at lower power with MIT chip design

MIT researchers have developed a new chip design that could extend the battery life of a sensor by months

Startup Flex Logix aims to score big in a niche chip market

Flex Logix will come out of stealth mode with a new type of FPGA chip to speed up specific applications

Lenovo hit with lawsuit over Superfish snafu

A class-action lawsuit charged Lenovo and Superfish of fraudulent business practices, making PCs vulnerable

Apple, Japan Display said to discuss new iPhone screen plant

A new facility would add capacity for a struggling iPhone screen maker

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