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Computex 2017: Intel rediscovers the desktop

In recent years Intel has used Computex to try to shake up the laptop market. The chipmaker announced the Ultrabook and later coined the term 2-in-1 here in Taiwan, and more recently it has been pushing concepts such as true wireless computing. Not all of these initiatives have worked but ...

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​Computex 2017: ARM has designs on more than mobile

ARM owns the mobile market. Last year the semiconductor IP firm’s processor designs were used in some 16 billion chips, including those at the heart of nearly ever smartphone. Its Mali graphics, which hasn’t been around as long, crossed the one-billion mark in 2016, giving it around half of the ...

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HP's updated Spectre x2 will compete against new Surface Pro

HP Spectre x2 Lost amid yesterday’s launch hoopla for Microsoft’s latest Surface Pro hybrid tablet was HP’s announcement the day before of a refreshed Spectre x2 convertible that will squarely face off against the more-hyped device. With its 12.3-inch display and digital pen-based input, the Spectre x2 is clearly gunning ...

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​Nvidia makes the case for GPU accelerators

The rebirth of artificial intelligence over the past five years has led to rapid progress in challenging areas such as computer vision and speech recognition. As computers begin to learn about the world around them, this is in turn opening up new possibilities in fields such as healthcare, transportation and ...

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