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Intel ships new six-core Core i7 chip, cuts chip prices

Intel announced a new six-core Core i7 processor, while also cutting the prices of some chips by up to 48 percent.

Analysts: Apple needs to respond quicker to issues

Analysts said that Apple needs to be proactive in responding to customer concerns instead of allowing problems to fester.

Velocity Micro takes on iPad with $299 Android tablet

Velocity Micro on Tuesday announced the $299 Cruz Tablet handheld device, which is cheaper than Apple's iPad tablet, which starts at $499.

3D coming to Adobe's Flash

Adobe has started work on expanding 3D capabilities in the Flash Player.

Bluetooth 4.0 approved, will reach devices this year

Bluetooth SIG has approved the Bluetooth 4.0 wireless networking standard to exchange short bursts of data using little energy.

Dell knew some PCs were faulty, court documents reveal

Dell has been accused of selling faulty PCs that could break down because of bad components.

Hundreds wait in line as iPhone 4 goes on sale in Japan

The iPhone 4 went on sale in Japan on Thursday morning, making Japanese users among the first to buy the new smartphone.

Intel's Westmere-EX to include more cores

Intel's Westmere-EX chip will be able to run 20 cores inside a CPU, according to the Hot Chips conference agenda.

PC shipments to grow this year as economies recover

IDC said worldwide PC shipments would grow by 19.8 percent this year compared to 2009.

OpenCL 1.1 ratified by The Khronos Group

The Khronos Group has ratified OpenCL 1.1, a programming standard that enables parallel execution of tasks across multicore processors.

Report: Apple's iAd could face antitrust investigation

U.S. anitrust regulators plan to investigate whether Apple is shutting down third-party networks in advertising on devices like the iPhone and iPad,

Analysts: Apple needs to jump on TV opportunity

Apple has to make its mark in the burgeoning TV segment, analysts told IDG News Service.

Intel cancels Larrabee, plans future uses for its features

Intel said it will bring elements from the Larrabee graphics processor inside CPUs, a day after announcing the chip's demise.

IDC: Tablet shipments to reach 46 million in 2014

IDC on Thursday said tablet shipments could top 46 million by 2014.

Walking could recharge your smartphone or MP3 player

Researchers at Georgia Institute of Technology are researching ways to harvest energy from motions like walking or running to power consumer electronics.