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Intel Atom Processor Developer Program kicks off: netbook-centric SDK

Intel Atom Processor Developer Program kicks off: netbook-centric SDK

Intel have kicked off their latest attempt to get developers coding especially for netbooks, in the shape of the Atom Processor Developer Program.  Aimed at optimizing software to take advantage of the generally smaller screen size of netbooks - and likely their lower-powered hardware, too - Intel are pushing Microsoft's Silverlight as a broadly-deployable underlying platform.

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Intel Atom Z550 2GHz & Z515 launched; Moorestown gets first demo

Intel Atom Z550 2GHz & Z515 launched; Moorestown gets first demo

Intel have officially announced two new Atom processors, the Z550 and the Z515.  First tipped back in March, the processors - which Intel expect to find homes in MIDs - run at 2GHz and 1.2GHz respectively, with Hyperthreading supported on the faster chip.  The company also demonstrated their upcoming Moorestown MID platform, which brings with it super-frugal power demands and the potential for smaller devices.

Meet Jimmy, the robot pal to put Intel’s Edison in your home

Meet Jimmy, the robot pal to put Intel’s Edison in your home

The idea of domestic robots isn't new, but Intel and Trossen Robotics are aiming to make it actually happen with the 3D-printed Jimmy powered by the chip firm's new Edison development board. Trossen has been offering the original Jimmy for some time now, a $16,000 'bot powered by an Intel Core i5 chip, but its new little brother - the HR-OS1 - promises to come in at a tenth of the price and, so the theory goes, open up the space to those who aren't adept at robotics programming.

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Microsoft reveals Chinese cloud startups in Azure scheme

Microsoft reveals Chinese cloud startups in Azure scheme

Microsoft has revealed its first batch of Chinese start-ups picked for its Accelerator for Windows Azure innovation program, as the company attempts to gain a foothold in the huge and potent market. Ten pre-"A" stage startups have been selected from a choice of 46 candidates, and will get Microsoft's stewardship for the next six months as well as two years of Azure cloud infrastructure access worth $60,000.

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SlashGear 101: Google Chromebook

SlashGear 101: Google Chromebook

Google I/O 2011 day two was all about the Chromebook, the search giant's play for the notebook market. With Acer and Samsung on hand with the first of the hardware, the Chromebook is the market culmination of the Google Chrome OS project publicly announced back in 2009. So, will subscription-based notebooks float us all away from Windows and OS X and into the cloud? Read on for the full SlashGear 101 rundown.

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The Daily Slash: January 20 2011

The Daily Slash: January 20 2011

Take a big serious look at this fabulous Jawbone ERA in a high-res review - it rocks really hard. Next, let me show you the spread of different kinds of content we've got here on SlashGear today - an X-Wing flies through a snow trench, Apple mice with multitouch displays, and an Electronic Eco-Friendly Rickshaw. Wild enough for you? The biggest news today, in my (and I'm sure many more people's) opinion? Google's current CEO Eric Schmidt stepping down from his post as boss. Take an odd ride with Don Reisinger down violence lane in a column asking the following: Is 17 the Right Cut-Off Age for Mature-Rated Games? Over on Android Community we've got a tip on some new robots: Droid X 2, Droid 3, and Droid Incredible 2, a rather controversial tip on Google holding Gingerbread, and a really scary tip about the Android app by the name of Trapster. Behold a whole new world via an extrapolation of the ideas of soon to be former CEO of Google Eric Schmidt by yours truly in a featured post called The Mobile Revolution is Upon Us. Finally discover the kind side of PR as Motorola issues an apology for one of their own speaking rudely to a developer.

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