Agam ShahU.S. Correspondent, IDG News Service

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Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.

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The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the AT&T projects being shown are close to being completed.

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Samsung starts shipping new 4K TVs with Tizen OS

The price for new 4K Samsung 2015 TVs starts at $949.99.

Microsoft prepares Windows 10 for panoply of sensors

A unified sensor interface will allow Windows 10 devices to support a slew of new environmental, biometric, proximity and motion sensors.

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Lenovo builds robot for selfies

The Fiebot robot is more like an adjustable tripod to take selfies. But who cares? Because selfies, right?

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New ARM Mali graphics processors bring 4K video to phones and tablets

The company will upgrade its Mali graphics products to support 4K video.

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Amazon refreshes Fire tablets, introduces Fire HD Kids Edition and Kindle Voyage e-reader

Amazon.com also introduced Fire OS 4 "Sangria," the next generation of software and services tuned for Fire devices

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Biometric headphones measure a wearer's heart rate

The headphones from SMS Audio, majority owned by rapper 50 Cent, work with a popular fitness application

Nonprofit to bring Sega game console chips back to life

The chips that ran the gaming consoles of the 1990s were advanced for their time, and the Open Core Foundation thinks they can be used in the sensor devices and DIY projects of today.

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Energy harvested from body, environment could power wearables, IOT devices

Energy harvesting technologies will work for really low-power wearables, not power-hungry smartwatches.

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HP to test wearables market by working with partners

HP will provide the engineering and technology for wearables designed by fashion houses and partners

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Lenovo stops selling small-screen Windows tablets in the U.S. due to lack of demand

Lenovo pulls 8-inch Windows 8 tablets, redirects ThinkPad 8 stocks to developing countries, where there's more interest

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Vizio rethinking PC strategy in weak market

New PCs from Vizio now hard to find. What's next?

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Samsung, Intel, Dell team on Internet of Things connectivity standards

The Open Interconnect Consortium will establish security, authentication and communication standards

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Mobile devices to beam 4K video direct to TVs with Qualcomm buy

Qualcomm will integrate WiGig in the Snapdragon 810 chip after buying Wilocity.

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Intel's Pocket Avatars chat app packs 3D avatars that mimic your face and mood

Intel's Pocket Avatars app maps human expressions to avatars in a mobile chat