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The End of an Era: Intel's Desktop Motherboard Business to Ramp Down Over Next 3 Years

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Today Intel made a sobering, but not entirely unexpected announcement: over the next 3 years Intel will be ramping down its own desktop motherboard business. Intel will continue to supply desktop chipsets for use by 3rd party motherboard manufacturers like ASUS, ASRock and Gigabyte, but after 2013 it will...
The End of an Era: Intel's Desktop Motherboard Business to Ramp Down Over Next 3 Years

Samsung looks to address its biggest weakness in 2013

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Samsung (005930) is a force to be reckoned with. Two short years ago it looked like Apple (AAPL) was set to run away with the smartphone industry, but Samsung came out in a big way and the companies now share the smartphone crown — Samsung handily out-ships Apple but the...
Samsung looks to address its biggest weakness in 2013

With Linux kernel 3.7 one build will support many ARM SoCs

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A recent code commit has revealed an interesting feature in the upcoming Linux kernel 3.7 that will allow it to support multiple ARM platforms out of the box. This brings ARM more in line with x86 builds where multiple processors are supported on a single kernel build.Previous kernels needed to be...
With Linux kernel 3.7 one build will support many ARM SoCs
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Pioneer intros Platinum Edition CDJ-2000nexus, matching mixer and remixer

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DJs and even nightclubs don't always get to choose the decks for gigs or studio sessions. In the event they do, however, they'll likely want a rig to remember -- and Pioneer is more than willing to sate that desire with new Platinum Editions of the CDJ-2000nexus CD turntable,...
Pioneer intros Platinum Edition CDJ-2000nexus, matching mixer and remixer

Apple Releases Messages Beta To Everybody

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Don’t want to plunk down $99 a year to join Apple’s Dev program, but still want a small taste of the just-announced OS X Mountain Lion? Apple has just released a Beta build of Messages, which will replace iChat as OS X’s go-to text chat app. The most notable feature:...
Apple Releases Messages Beta To Everybody

Square introduces a flat monthly fee for small business credit card processing

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Business owners who are using the alternative credit card processing company Square get some good news today. According to a blog post, they can now choose between a fee per swipe or a flat fee per month with all swipes included. Not sure if it’s a good match for you?...
Square introduces a flat monthly fee for small business credit card processing
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Apple vs. Samsung: you be the jury (poll)

Amazon Cloud Drive reaches Canada

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While Amazon Cloud Drive has been on quite the world tour as of late, Canadians have had to watch as seemingly everyone else gets the storage service first. Thankfully, Canucks can now do more than just twiddle their thumbs now that Cloud Drive has gone live in their country....
Amazon Cloud Drive reaches Canada
"Musical Brain" Echo Nest Raises $17 Million, Turns From Tastemaker To Matchmaker
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