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Expect even greater energy efficiency in Intel laptops next year

Expect greater energy efficiency from your Intel-based laptops and Ultrabooks next year. 

Intel to push harder in mobile space with new Bay Trail chips

Microsoft isn't the only company that needs to distance itself from the waning desktop market.

Intel to pitch new Terabit optical connector for data centers

Intel is looking to unveil a new optical interconnect that is substantially faster than existing ones that are currently used in data centers.

Intel ramps up mobile chip plans following disappointing quarter

Intel is reemphasizing its plans to go after the mobile chip market following second quarter results that failed to meet Wall Street's expectations.

Qualcomm, Apple, Samsung lead smartphone app processor market

Apple and Samsung are battling for a distance second spot behind leader Qualcomm in the global smartphone app processor market, which reached $3.6 billion in the first quarter, according to the latest stats from Strategy Analytics.

Microsoft working to release better touchpads by the end of 2013

Microsoft is working with Intel and touchpad vendors, such as ELAN and Synaptics, to improve the quality of the touchpads used in PC laptops. This was revealed by Microsoft program manager James Clarke at the Build 2013 conference last week, where he spoke about the lack of consistency and reliability in the touchpads used in laptops today.

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.