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IHS boosts estimate of tablet display shipments for 2013

Global demand for tablets displays is pacing ahead of expectations, prompting IHS to raise its forecast for tablet display shipments by 6 percent this year.  

Intel looking to use Android OS in future chips

After years of optimizing its mainstay microprocessors for Windows, Intel is apparently looking to port the Android operating system to its future chips.

Gartner: Close to one-third of enterprises will deploy next-generation firewalls by 2017

Around 30 percent of enterprises will deploy next-generation firewalls by 2017, predicted Greg Young, research vice president for information security technology and services at Gartner.

Report: Haswell chips run hotter when overclocked

Early feedback from some equipment manufacturers seems to point towards at least one downside of the new design: A higher temperature when overclocked compared to earlier Ivy Bridge processors.

New MacBook Air could bring 802.11ac Wi-Fi into the mainstream

Apple yesterday refreshed its popular MacBook Air family with the new Intel Haswell processor, bolstering battery life to an enviable 9 hours for the 11-inch MBA, and 12 hours for the 13-inch MBA.

Spotlight: Apple's iMacs to get Intel's new Haswell chip, says analyst

Apple will update its iMac lineup with Intel's new Haswell chip, which provides increased power efficiency and graphics performance.

Dell, Intel open big data innovation center in Singapore

The big data market in Asia (not including Japan) is expected to reach $603 million this year, according to IDC research.

Cisco, Intel are leaders in secure Web gateway market, says Gartner

Cisco, Intel's McAfee, Blue Coast Systems, Websense and Zscaler are leaders in the $1.2 billion secure Web gateways market, according to Gartner's most recent Magic Quadrant for Secure Web Gateways report.

AMD Kyoto set to challenge Atom S in microservers

Chipmaker AMD has unveiled a new family of microprocessors to take on the Intel Atom in the microserver market. Formerly codenamed "Kyoto," AMD's new Opteron X-Series is a quad-core processor based on the "Jaguar" core.

New PC devices, tablets to be unveiled at Computex next week

Expect new Windows tablets and PC devices to be announced or unveiled next week at the annual Computex trade show in Taipei, Taiwan. This includes Windows tablets with smaller screens, new styles of hybrid laptops, as well as faster and more powerful PC desktops and laptops.