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The race is on to catch up with Intel

Intel has long led the way, but as it gets increasingly harder for the industry to follow Moore's Law, there has been a lot of debate about whether its lead is growing too large. With wireless customers clamoring for the latest technology for mobile processors, semiconductor foundries are suddenly shaking things up.

July 31, 2012 by

Intel is the semiconductor leader with franchises such as the Xeon, Core and Atom processor lines. The chip giant is the market share leader and has been steadfast in its argument that manufacturing is a difference maker for the company. Intel is currently riding the PC and server upgrade cycles.

April 14, 2010 by

AMD grabs back some market share from Intel

AMD has picked up market share on Intel in the first quarter as global PC semiconductor shipments fell 13 percent from a year ago, according to IDC. The tug of war between AMD and Intel is notable given the nuances of the processor market.

May 12, 2009 by

Can Moore's Law last another 40 years?

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel's Justin Rattner and Michael Garner talk about materials and processes that will be used in the next 40 years to increase chip performance and advance production. Rattner and Garner discuss the future use of CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) technology and carbon-based devices such as carbon nanotubes.

August 21, 2008 by

Moore's Law to last 40 more years?

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Intel's Justin Rattner and Michael Garner talk about materials and processes that will be used in the next 40 years to increase chip performance and advance production. Rattner and Garner discuss the future use of CMOS (complementary metal oxide semiconductor) technology and carbon-based devices such as carbon nanotubes.

August 21, 2008 by

Welcome John Spooner

I'm pleased to announce that we've beefed up our chip coverage with the addition of John Spooner to the ZDNet blog network. John will be manning the ChipLand blog, which will chronicle the travails of Intel and AMD and other semiconductor developments.

January 5, 2007 by

Global semiconductor capex to fall 5% in 2005

Worldwide semiconductor capital spending will decline about 5% in 2005 and decline again in 2006 before increasing in 2007. Intel and Samsung represented 18% of overall spending in 2004; their combined spending will account for more than 25% in 2005, Gartner predicts.

January 2, 2006 by

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