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IBM’s new brain chip could power the Internet of things

By Joab Jackson, IDG News Service | August 7th, 2014 The IBM TrueNorth brain-inspired prototype processor offers the equivalent of 256 million synapses. IBM has taken another step toward its ambitious goal of creating a processor that acts like a human brain, creating a second, more advanced chip that mimics the way the mammalian brain …

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Processor delays hurt ARM server adoption, Dell exec says

By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | August 4th, 2014 The low-power advantage in ARM server chips is diminishing, says Dell’s server chief. Expectations for the success of ARM servers are diminishing as processors and product releases get delayed, a top Dell executive said. Dell is offering servers based on ARM processors for testing. But …

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AMD’s Kaveri processors coming to smaller, cheaper desktops

By Agam Shah, IDG News Service | July 31st, 2014 AMD’s new chips will bring console-style gaming to small desktops. Advanced Micro Devices wants to help gamers build cheaper, smaller desktops through new processors the company started shipping on Thursday AMD’s A10, A8 and A6 chips — code-named Kaveri — are targeted at small-form factor …

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