Intel has revealed new details of its second-generation Xeon Phi processor and given the first public demonstration. The chip, known as Knights Landing, is big in every way.
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New instances launched across seven regions deliver the highest level of processor performance on EC2, aimed at high-performance computing applications.
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.
Big Blue says the neurosynaptic computer chip will open new computing possibilities for cloud, mobile and distributed sensor applications.
Manufacturer of silicon chip fabrication technology says it is facing a cyclical downturn and suffering under a high New Zealand dollar.
ARM's processor and security technology have been tapped to power Atmel silicon designed specifically for wearable tech and automaton factory solutions.
Oracle is preparing to unveil its next-generation SPARC 7 processor architecture in August, with the new chip set to embody new acceleration and security features, according to the company’s executive vice president of systems, John Fowler.
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.
As expected Intel announced its 14nm Broadwell processor family, but it is running late and won’t be available until the holidays. Despite this, Intel says Moore’s Law is alive and well, and will not only reinvent the PC, but also drive the next era of integrated computing.
Despite seeing growth, chip designer ARM missed analyst expectations for its processor royalties, with the company blaming slow sales of high-end smartphones.
Once a niche, high-performance computing has become a key growth area for the tech industry. Intel’s announcements at Supercomputing 13 today---including new details of a completely redesigned Many Integrated Core processor—show just how important technical computing has become.
Micron has today announced Automata Processor - a fundamentally new computing architecture capable of performing high-speed, comprehensive search and analysis of complex, unstructured data streams.
IBM has announced a new effort dedicated to giving silicon chips the capabilities of a human brain.
The Chinese video streaming site and the U.S. chip giant will work on H.265 technology to give viewers mobile access to high quality video content on the site through Qualcomm's Snapdragon processor.
AMD announced desktop versions of its latest Richland A-Series processors and gave the first public demonstration of its upcoming Kaveri processor at the Computex tradeshow today.
In an interview after Nvidia's Q4 financial results, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang discusses where the future of the firm may lie.
The ESA has detailed how its engineers design a processor that can operate within the high radiation environment of space.
Internal politics and reaching the limits of Moore's Law and Dennard Scaling are hitting Intel hard, but the bigger questions are about computing form factors, computing styles - and physics.
IBM's 300mm chip fab in upstate New York turns out high-performance chips around the clock. ZDNet was invited to take a look inside, and learn about what the future holds for chip making.
A look inside the British chip designer, from its origins in a Cambridge barn to its current champagne-marked successes and a future where M2M is key.
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