Chips are everywhere. Processors are in your PCs, laptops, servers, cars and every gadget you can think of. In addition, the processor market is shifting---especially in the mobile market. Key trend: Graphical processing units. Key players include Intel, AMD, Nvidia, Qualcomm, Texas Instruments among others.
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The chip maker beat analyst estimates of $1.22 a share by 9 cents, but fell short of the $6.48 billion revenue consensus.
IBM boasted it took more than three years of development -- not to mention $2.4 billion in investment -- as well as "hundreds" of patents to produce Power8.
Now that the company seems stabilized, having put behind it the catastrophic losses it was posting a few years ago, AMD needs to turn things around. And I believe it has what it takes.
AMD has been making strides to cut down on costs, investing now in a datacenter consolidation with the objectives to be more nimble, effective, and dish out products faster.
Intel's mobile chip business is a money pit, but the Internet of things unit looks solid. The data center division carries the profit team though.
Intel's data center group will carry the team in the first quarter and beyond. But the real focus should shift to Intel's newly formed business units.
Worldwide semiconductor equipment spending slumped to $33.8 billion last year, down 11.5 percent, as chipmakers focused more on upgrades and new-technology buys rather than ramping up capacity.
Unlike the 22nm Bay Trail processors, Braswell will use a 14nm manufacturing process, though no launch date has been announced.
A new infrastructure, which was donated by EMC, has helped the NSW Centre for Volunteering increase the speed of its operations, as well as establish the foundation for a number of new initiatives.
To kick off its annual GPU Technology Conference this week, Nvidia announced new products for the PC, mobile and cloud, and updated its technology roadmaps for GeForce GPUs and Tegra mobile chips.
A study from Micro Focus shows that the cost to update mainframe applications has risen by 48 percent since May 2012 to AU$9.78 million.
Will the Lego-based robot Cubestormer beat its own Rubik's Cube record?
Fire and Rescue NSW has implemented SAP Business Suite software powered by SAP HANA to help it share data across all three major state emergency service agencies.
Qualcomm said that Derek Aberle will oversee the mobile chip maker's global expansion and business units.
The new platform will feature Athlon and Sempron APUs starting at $60 when it launches early next month.