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Microsoft may be clearing the way for a new Surface tablet

Microsoft recently confirmed that it will stop manufacturing the Surface 3 tablet by the end of the year. The device is also currently in limited supply, with only one model in stock on Microsoft's store and two models offered by Best Buy.
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Processors based on Intel's Kaby Lake-S platform may support HDR

Upcoming processors based on Intel's Kaby Lake-S platform may feature integrated graphics that support HDR imaging. Hardware-based VP9 and HEVC 10b codec encode/decode may also be included, a step up from Skylake's software-based solution.
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Intel continues to fight European Commission’s $1.2B fine from 2009

Almost seven years on, Intel is still fighting against the massive $1.2 billion fine from the European Commission for allegedly abusing its position and market share to shut out rivals.
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Skylake-X processors from Intel may debut at Computex 2017

The latest rumor regarding Intel's upcoming Skylake-X processor family is that the chips will possibly make their debut during Computex 2017 next June. These will be joined by Intel's upcoming Kaby Lake-X processors that seem to fit in…
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Leaked Intel roadmap confirms Kaby Lake S should make an appearance at CES 2017

A leaked Intel roadmap shows when its Kaby Lake S CPUs will likely hit the streets, seemingly confirming a CES 2017 reveal. It doesn't list mobile processors, but shows the Series 200 chipset going into quality sampling later this summer.
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Researchers find vulnerability in older versions of Intel ME, but you probably don't need to worry

Researchers have broken into the firmware of Intel's Management System, enabling partial control of some older chips. However, it's not clear that the exploit would be usable in the wild, and no attacks have been reported.
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You’ll bend over backwards to buy Asus’ Zenbook Flip UX360

Asus quietly launched the ZenBook Flip UX360 2-in-1 here in the States, sporting a super-thin, super-light form factor and a 6th-generation Intel Core M processor.
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Gigabit eats dust as Intel pushes 2.5GbE with new network interface card

Local networks around the world could become a lot faster in the next couple of years, as with the launch of Intel's first 2.5GbE and 5GbE supporting network interface card, we may all start using higher speed networking hardware.
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Arrival of Intel’s XPoint-supporting Optane drives could be a game changer

The first quarter of 2017 could see more than the arrival of Intel's new processors: We could get our first look at a new generation of SSDs that will blow current technology out of the water. Optane drives will land, with XPoint…
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Origin PC hits the E3 2016 scene with a new Omni all-in-one gaming rig

During E3 2016, Origin PC revealed Omni, an all-in-one desktop built for PC gamers. This compact rig can play host to Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card, and sports a 34-inch, ultra-wide curved screen with a 21:9 aspect ratio in…
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iBuyPower's new Element desktop boasts GTX 1080 graphics chip

iBuyPower has introduced a new desktop called the Element. It has a starting price of $899, and is offered in three distinct yet fully customizable flavors. Configuration options include Nvidia's new GeForce GTX 1080 graphics card.
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Intel, AMD may not launch their newest processors until 2017

A new report indicates that AMD and Intel won't launch their new desktop processors, Zen and Kaby Lake, respectively, until CES 2017 in January. Prior to the report, AMD announced that its Zen platform is on track.