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As general manager of AMD’s client computing business, Rahul Tikoo is charged with growing the chip designer’s Ryzen CPU brand, which has played a key role in the company’s comeback, and fighting for share in the nascent but fast-growing AI PC space. After leaving AMD more than 11 years ago, longtime Dell Technologies executive Rahul…

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As part of the annual Tech Innovator Awards evaluation process CRN selects a number of the applicants as finalists. Here’s a look at the innovative products that have made the first round of the judging. Innovation Surge The wave of development around artificial intelligence and generative AI in the last two years has shaken up…

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The PC and print giant says a ‘deep co-engineering’ partnership with AMD allowed it to push the limit for neural processing unit performance in its forthcoming OmniBook Ultra laptop, which will benefit a growing number of AI-enabled applications. HP Inc. is calling its newly revealed OmniBook Ultra laptop the “world’s highest-performance AI PC,” and to…

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In an interview with CRN, HP commercial PC leader Guayente Sanmartin and colleague Alex Thatcher explain why Qualcomm’s new Snapdragon X processors for PCs will have ‘much more success’ with business customers than previous efforts but adoption will take ‘a lot of time.’ The head of HP Inc.’s commercial PC business said Qualcomm’s latest effort…

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‘HP’s transformation over the past eight years has been extraordinary to watch, and I look forward to working with a stellar team of professionals to advance the shared goal of creating long-term sustainable growth,’ says Karen Parkhill, who has been Medtronic’s CFO since 2016. HP Inc. has appointed Medtronic executive Karen Parkhill as its new…

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In an interview with CRN, Qualcomm Global Channel Chief Kyle Houser says partners are ‘essential’ to aiding the chip designer in its goal to ‘revolutionize the PC’ and break up the Intel-AMD duopoly with the new Snapdragon X processors for Copilot+ laptops hitting the market now. Qualcomm is hoping to break up the Intel-AMD duopoly…

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‘Today marks the beginning of a new era for Windows,’ Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella wrote on LinkedIn. Microsoft’s Copilot+ PCs are now available for purchase on the tech giant’s website, bringing artificial intelligence processing to the machine as partners and their customers assess the value of new AI technologies. Billed by Microsoft as “the fastest,…

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Microsoft is pitching Recall, which takes periodic screenshots of a computer’s screen to enable new search capabilities, as a key feature for Copilot+ PCs. Launching next week, these devices are what the company is calling ‘the fastest, most intelligent Windows PCs ever built.’ Microsoft said it’s delaying the public release of Recall, the controversial, AI-enabled…

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Apple’s much-anticipated upcoming suite of AI features for select iPhones, Macs and iPads is called Apple Intelligence, and it will include an enhanced Siri experience, systemwide Writing Tools, message and notification prioritization, call transcription and summarization, and ChatGPT integration. Apple Monday revealed Apple Intelligence, its much-anticipated suite of AI features that will enhance Siri’s natural…

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After privacy and security experts voiced concerns about Recall – an exclusive, AI-driven search feature in Microsoft’s upcoming Copilot+ PCs – the Windows giant says it will turn off the feature by default, require Windows Hello authentication to use it and add ‘additional layers of data protection.’ Microsoft said it’s improving privacy and security safeguards…

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