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Oracle prepares to unveil next-gen SPARC 7 processor

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.

July 16, 2014

ARM hit by smartphone sales slowdown

Despite seeing growth, chip designer ARM missed analyst expectations for its processor royalties, with the company blaming slow sales of high-end smartphones.

February 4, 2014

SC13: Intel reveals Knights Landing high-performance CPU

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.

November 19, 2013

Micron develops new parallel processing architecture

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.

November 18, 2013

Samsung Series 7 Gamer gets a refresh

Samsung's flagship gaming notebook -- the Series 7 Gamer -- gets better with a new Intel Core i7 processor, an updated Radeon HD 7870M graphics chip and more storage.

August 13, 2012

AMD brings its latest Radeon 7000 graphics to laptops

AMD announced today the Radeon HD 7900M, 7800M and 7700M families--along with more advanced switching technology--arrive just in time for laptops that will use Intel's 3rd Generation Core chip or AMD's Trinity processor.

April 24, 2012

ARM launches 28nm quad-core chip for notebooks

ARM has released the Cortex-A15 MP4, a quad-core 28nm processor that manufacturers will be able to use in notebooks and enterprise devices without having to heavily customise it.The company usually lets chip manufacturers customise its designs, but the Cortex-A15 MP4, the availability of which was announced on Tuesday, is an example of a 'hard macro' — a pre-optimised variant that should make it possible to develop products more quickly.

April 18, 2012 by

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