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from Morning Bid with David Gaffen:
The focus as we head into this week is earnings, with about 10 percent of the S&P 500 set to report results. That represents about 19 percent of the market capitalization, with reports from Intel, Wells Fargo and several banks coming in the next few days.
In the latest challenge to Intel's dominance of the PC and server industry, smaller chipmaker Nvidia is teaming up with the Barcelona Supercomputing Center to develop a supercomputer that will run on energy efficient ARM processors.
Football players infamously take a serious amount of punishment. Now, Intel is offering up a way to measure the extent of that pootential physical damage.
Good news for us computer geeks! PCs are nearly ready to ditch hard drives for faster, less energy-intensive drives with flash memory, like in a camera or cell phone, according to memory maker Micron, which ought to know. That is exciting news for victims of crashed hard drives and people who always want something new.