Samsung Electronics has begun producing contract chips using its 14-nanometre FinFET process for an unspecified client, a top executive has said.
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A new Chromebook 2 configuration features a Bay Trail Celeron processor instead of Samsung's Exynos chip, while Dell's Chromebook 11 gets a Core i3 Haswell CPU option.
AMD unveils the specs for its first range of ARM-based processors aimed at the server market.
Intel says that after some delays its 14nm technology is back on track and provides some new details on the technology and the first Broadwell processors due later this year.
IBM's bet is that the next decade will feature systems---cognitive, synaptic and quantum computing to name a few---that will need new processor technologies.
All regions saw vendor revenue decline in the fourth quarter except for Asia-Pacific which managed to eke out a tiny 0.6 percent improvement.
Chipmaker Intel unveils new 22nm dual-core and quad-core 64-bit Atom SoCs which the company claims is faster than Apple's A7 and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 chips.
IBM could wriggle out of semiconductor manufacturing after several challenging quarters for its hardware business.
The AMD Opteron A1100 series server chip, which features 28-nanometer process technology, will be sampling in the next few weeks.
The ECX-2000 uses ARM Cortex A-15 cores up to 1.8GHZ, 10GB Ethernet, standard I/O controllers and Calxeda's fabric for private clouds.
AMD wants to be more than just an alternative to Intel. It wants to lead ARM's gains in the data center as 2014 shapes up to be a pilot year for hyperscale servers.
Arguing that "Europe cannot be left behind" in chip investments, the EU Commission plans to double chip production to take a one-fifth slice of the global production pie.
The 4300 Series and 3300 Series processors are based on AMD's Piledriver architecture and, according to the chipmaker, are ideal for cloud providers, web hosts and SMBs.
HP is attempting to meet the the demands of big data by offering a server that combines advanced multicore chips from Intel and Nvidia with large storage capabilities.
Chip maker Texas Instruments is quitting the mobile processor business and has been talking up ARM-based servers. The move emphasises the sheer changeability of component supplies.
The designer behind the chips inside most of the world's mobile phones is preparing to take on new areas and cement its dominance in old ones with two new 64-bit chip designs.
In the short term, ARM chips will continue to have a low-power advantage over processors from x86 chipmakers like Intel and AMD, but eventually this advantage will disappear, according to AMD.
In preparation for taking on Intel in servers and storage ARM has developed a new networking technology for its chips that lets them reach higher core counts than before while being able to effectively pass information across the chip.
ARM and Intel go head to head over the processors at the heart the datacentre, but can mobile chips really prevail against their established rivals?
There have been rumors that Intel's new Atom CPU, Clover Trail, would only support Windows 8, but not Android or Linux. We now know that the chip will support these open-source operating systems as well.
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