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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

intel broadwell 14nm wafer

HP Moonshot System

Review: HP's Moonshot is Flexible, Manageable, Amazing

HP's cartridge-based, hyperscale computing system brings significant server power and high efficiency to a variety of workloads

Budget smartphones to get 4K video, faster LTE with new Qualcomm chips

Qualcomm's next Snapdragon 620 and 618 are 64-bit smartphone chips using ARM's new Cortex-A72 CPU core

Defections to ARM hurt PowerPC, MIPS

ARM processors are going into more embedded devices, which could hurt PowerPC the most

Next iPhone chip will reportedly be made by Samsung

Apple evidently likes its arch-rival's chip factories

ARM taps China to bring chip designs to emerging markets

ARM hopes its latest chip design will be a hit among its Chinese customers

ARM unwraps its most powerful mobile chip yet, headed for phones and tablets next year

The Cortex-A72 will provide 3.5 times the performance of ARM's current Cortex-A15 design, the company says

Lenovo smartphone sales tilt away from China after Motorola buy

Lenovo's smartphone business in China is facing more competition

Intel delays part for high-speed silicon photonic networking

The silicon photonics modules will now ship at the end of the year

Ellison sings a new tune: Oracle hardware is cheapest

The purchase price for Oracle systems has been an 'impediment' for some customers, he admitted

IBM eyes more cloud acquisitions to find a path to growth

Future deals will focus on 'as a service' companies, IBM's CFO says

AMD looks to Carrizo chips for PC rebound

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

docker

Container Wars

Docker's getting all the container headlines, but as we're going to see in 2015, there's a lot more to containers than just one company.

Dynamic Random Access Memory (DRAM)

Memory Prices to Fall This Year After Stabilizing in 2014

Gartner cuts its revenue growth forecast for DRAM from 5.8 percent to 5.4 percent

IBM's new mainframe will eat mobile apps for lunch

Big Blue claims the system can crunch 2.3 billion transactions per day

network monitoring

Uptime Simplifies System and Server Monitoring

Server and systems management tools have long been too expensive and too complex to actually use without spending thousands of dollars on consultants. Uptime Software has been trying to change that with a product that can be installed...

illustration of an extinct switch

Will Enhanced Servers Do Away With Need For Switches?

With seemingly everything in IT converging – servers, switching, storage, virtualization – will servers ultimately take on the role of the top-of-rack data center switch?

Compuware preps the mainframe for younger IT pros

Compuware's Topaz platform will provide graphical interfaces for mainframe management

Why Nvidia ignored mobile and bet the farm on auto tech at CES

One pundit complained Nvidia's press conference was 'a teraflop'

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