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Servers with new Intel Xeon E5 chips due early 2012

Servers with new Xeon E5 chips based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture will become available early next year, Intel officials announced.

Intel, Google team to optimize Android for smartphones

Intel and Google announced on Tuesday that they would partner to optimize future versions of the Android OS for smartphones and other mobile devices using Intel chips.

Remains of the Day: Thunderstruck

Has Apple found its new processor soul mate? Is your iPad passcode opening you up to prying eyes? Does Paul Allen's patent suit stand a fighting chance? Is Apple planning on Thunderbolting one of its main peripherals? So many questions, and no real answers.

Remains of the Day: Final countdown

Apple may be paying back folks for Final Cut Pro X, Sprint is willing to go to any lengths to stop a devastating merger, and, most importantly, the Angry Robots movie continues to gain steam.

Intel to add new hibernation features to PC chips

Intel is adding a pair of new features to chips used in notebooks and netbooks, one of which will allow the devices to turn on within five to six seconds after being put in hibernation mode.

Intel speeds up road map to tackle threat from ARM

Intel CEO Paul Otellini says his company will dramatically shake up its microprocessor road map to meet the demand for very-low-power processors. He also rebuffed unconfirmed reports that Apple might move away from Intel chips to ARM-based processors.

Analysts: ARM not ready for Apple's MacBooks

Apple's possible move from Intel x86 chips to ARM processors for its MacBooks is feasible, but not practical over the next few years because of technical and performance issues, according to analysts.

Intel to bring 3D transistors to next-generation chips

Intel has advanced its chip manufacturing technology with three-dimensional transistors that could make PCs, smartphones and tablets faster and more...

Remains of the Day: Location, location, location

Members of Congress have many questions about iPhone location logging, and they're not afraid to ask. Elsewhere, Greenpeace has reengaged Apple, Cupertino may be handing out supercharged iPhones, and the prevalence of cheap games may be--surprise--hurting expensive games.

Intel smartphone ambitions stunted by Nokia withdrawal

Nokia's move to the Windows Phone OS took the "wind" out of possible volume sales of Intel smartphone chips this year, but the chip maker has moved on, Intel CEO Paul Otellini says.