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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 operates.

"It's a new landmark of the brain-inspired computers," said Dharmendra Modha, IBM Research fellow and chief scientist focusing on brain-inspired computing.

| 08 August 2014, 11 am

China's government, which earlier banned Windows 8 from agencies' computers, has dropped Apple's notebooks and tablets from an approved list of purchases, according to Bloomberg News today.

| 06 August 2014, 7 pm

Whether it happens with that key memo left unfinished, the last scene of a movie unwatched, or an epic gaming battle interrupted, it's likely that at one time or another, you've been left with a dead notebook battery at the worst possible moment. What can you do about it?

"Notebooks are not as efficient as they could be," says Robert Meyers, data center product manager for the Energy...

| 05 August 2014, 10 am

Server sales could spike with the expiration of extended support for Microsoft's Windows Server 2003 OS in July next year, a Dell executive said.

The expiration of extended support for Windows Server 2003 is analogous to support expiration for Windows XP in April, which prompted PC upgrades, said Forrest Norrod, general manager of servers.

| 01 August 2014, 11 am

Red Hat has developed a version of the Linux operating system that can be used to test chips and associated hardware based on the ARMv8-A 64-bit architecture for servers with the aim of standardizing that market.

Based on the company's RHEL (Red Hat Enterprise Linux), the Linux distribution is part of a...

| 30 July 2014, 7 pm

AMD is moving closer to a motherboard design that will accept both x86 and ARM chips with the shipment of its first 64-bit ARM board.

The Opteron A1100-Series developer hardware is an uncased computer costing $2,999, and aimed at programmers who want to write applications and drivers for AMD's unreleased ARM servers, which are expected to become available by early next year.

| 30 July 2014, 7 pm

Although Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella's approval rating before the company's biggest-ever layoff was high enough to place him in the top 30 of U.S. chief executives, the percentage of employees, both current and former, who say they approve of him as the firm's leader has dropped since the job cuts.
| 28 July 2014, 12 pm