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Chromebook craze won't abate this year

Chromebooks could however face competition from low-cost Windows 8.1 and Windows 10 devices

Lenovo's profit hit by acquisitions of Motorola, IBM server business

The Chinese PC vendor is pulling more revenue from smartphones, tablets and servers


Fierce smartphone rivalry driving faster chip development, ARM CEO says

New mobile chips are now being developing at a yearly pace to line up with smartphone announcements

UNICEF, ARM bet on wearables to help the underprivileged

Their 'Wearables for Good Challenge' is aimed at developing wearables that can help improve the health of mothers and children

Fove brings eye movement tracking to virtual reality headsets

The technology will allow people to control virtual reality environments without using game controllers

Dell aims new printers at the cloud

Dell announces new multifunction printers, adding to its expanding lineup of cloud-computing hardware

Intel to unwrap 'next-generation' Thunderbolt in two weeks

Intel could put to rest doubts about Thunderbolt's future after Apple did not include the technology in the 12-inch MacBook

This well-funded startup could turn bitcoin mining - and the chip industry - on its head

21 has big plans for its BitShare embedded mining chip

Oculus focuses on developing Rift for Windows only, suspends Mac, Linux work

The virtual reality headset won't work on most laptops, according to specs provided by Oculus

ARM seen making rapid progress on next high-end chip

ARM is in the advanced stages of developing a top-line processor to succeed the Cortex-A72

Slammed by phone rivals, Sharp pins hopes on in-car displays

The Apple supplier tries to shake up its mainline display business as LCD prices fall

Qualcomm makes its pitch as the go-to player for IoT

Like Samsung and Intel, it wants to power the expected flood of future devices

HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off

HP's PC group is trying to establish a strong brand identity before it splits into a separate company

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The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Wednesday, May 13

Fujitsu unlocks smartphone with iris ... Russian cybergroup stalks U.S. bank customers ... Online video pushes up cloud power consumption

Intel looking to boost horsepower on server chips with ASIC integration

Intel will integrate ASICs designed by Silicon Valley startup eASIC

Samsung's Artik boards will be the guts for drones, robots and an army of IoT devices

Samsung's three Artik boards have varying speeds and power consumption, and are meant for different device development

IBM switches on the light for high-speed data transfers

IBM's new silicon photonics chip will be used in data centers, and competes against a similar Intel technology

MediaTek unveils 10-core chip that promises better battery life

The Helios X20 will begin shipping to vendors in December

In a first, AT&T stamps its brand on a tablet, offering Android 5.0, 8-inch screen

The Trek HD will have Android 5.0, but get ready to subscribe to its mobile plans

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, May 11

China's smartphone market slows...IBM's latest Power8 servers do cloud work...Facebook tests in-app search

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