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Google, Apple, Adobe and Intel agree to settle Silicon Valley hiring case

The class-action suit accused companies of entering into secret agreements not to hire workers.

Intel: Thunderbolt Macs will be able to directly connect with Thunderbolt PCs

At NAB, Intel announced a new feature for users who want to directly network Thunderbolt Macs with PCs. But that feature has been available for Mac-to-Mac connections for a while.

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Intel catches up with Apple on 64-bit smartphone chips

Intel's new Atom chips code-named Merrifield and Moorefield will be in smartphones during the second half

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The Macalope Weekly: Perspective

Perspective is important. But some things are just wrong.

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Appeals court lets class-action status stand in Silicon Valley collusion case

The suit alleges companies including Google and Apple suppressed wages by agreeing not to hire each other's workers.

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Four CES 2014 movers and shakers we don't want to miss

With CES 2014 about to begin, here are the people and companies we're keeping an eye on at this year's show.

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Finding the right Ultrabook

Intel is always changing the requirements for portables that can call themselves Ultrabooks. We'll tell you what to expect from the latest models.

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What is Crystalwell?

The Haswell processors in the 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro have a feature called Crystalwell. It's a part of the integrated graphics subsystem that can have a positive effect on performance.

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Report: Verizon could rescue Intel's odd set-top business

Under the direction of a new CEO, Intel seems to be dumping its nascent set-top box business onto Verizon -- which is probably a better fit, anyway.

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Ultrabook Spotlight: Content Creators

The best Ultrabook Systems for Content Creators like artists, filmmakers, and photographers.

Wi-Fi Alliance announces 802.11ac certification program

Consumers and SMBs can finally be assured that 802.11ac networking products will be compatible, even though the IEEE has not ratified the standard.

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Haswell: What Intel’s new processor promises for Mac users

Intel's Haswell processors are geared for better power management and graphics performance.