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Wi-Fi 6: first device gets certified, more coming soon

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Wearables shipments: growing fast, with plenty more ahead

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MSI's new PCs offer the latest Intel CPUs for creators

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MSI may not sell as many PCs as the leading suppliers (Dell, HP, Lenovo, et al.), but what the company lacks in unit shipments, it tried to make up for with innovation.

Much of that innovation is aimed at its core market, gamers. But last week MSI introduced new desktop and laptop PCs designed for another group of users: content creators. Among the cool new features on these devices are the latest 9th and 10th gen Intel Core processors.

Creator laptops

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Research roundup: server sales, AI skills, gaming GPUs

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Server sales are slipping. AI is driving the need for new skills. And gaming GPU are growing gangbusters.

That’s the latest from top IT market watchers. Here’s your tech provider’s update.

Server sales fall nearly 12%

In this year's second quarter  2.7 million servers were shipped worldwide. Their sales totaled $20 billion.

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Looking to sell better solutions & unleash CPU power? Sell a balanced system

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Do your customers want to make new servers powered by the latest 2nd Gen Intel Xeon processors even better? Then explain how balancing these servers with upgraded storage and networking can unleash the platform’s full potential.

Whether your customers want to grow their business, lower their costs, mitigate risks — or a combination of all three — a truly balanced infrastructure upgrade can help. It can also help you sell more products and services.

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Meet Lenovo’s newest laptops, AiO, Chromebooks, tablets, monitors

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Meet the new AI on PC development kit on a mini PC

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You already know about Intel’s NUC Mini PC line. And you already know about artificial intelligence. But how about knowing them together?

Well, now you do. Simply NUC, a Platinum-level Intel Technology Partner based in Round Rock, Texas, has introduced the first-ever AI developer kit for a Mini PC.

Called the AI Development Kit on the Intel NUC Mini PC, the kit combines the hardware and software needed to develop applications that use deep neural networks for sophisticated AI features.

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Research roundup: smartphones slump, smart speakers rise, robots SLAM

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Smartphone shipments are slumping. Smart-speaker shipments are rumbling. And industrial robots are about to get SLAMed.

That’s the latest in IT market forecasts. Here’s your tech provider’s roundup.

Smartphone shipments slump

Smartphone shipments to end users fell by nearly 2% in the second quarter of this year, and will likely remain weak for the rest of the year, says Gartner.

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Intel adds 8 more 10th Gen CPUs for laptops

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Video: How Intel Optane DC persistent memory combines capacity, performance and persistence

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With today’s workloads — including cloud, analytics and virtualization — this isn’t your father’s data center anymore. So why should your customers be using your father’s memory and storage systems?

Instead, they should consider Intel Optane DC persistent memory. It’s a new memory and storage solution for today’s data-centric workloads.

Intel Optane DC memory combines high capacity, relatively low latency with security, resilience and persistence.

How does this new technology work? Watch this short video now, and find out:

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