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.
Articles about Processors
The company's latest graphics capabilities are better equipped to handle mobile gaming, new user interfaces and video all while preserving power.
After months of speculation, Big Blue has confirmed its server processor business is off to a new home.
If we really are in a post-PC era, someone forgot to tell Intel. The company's latest results show its traditional PC and server businesses remain strong, even as it prepares for a different world.
Intel is buying its way into the mobile market with subsidies to vendors, but that investment — on track to lose $4 billion in 2014 — is needed if it's going to threaten the ARM ecosystem.
As for the outlook, Intel projected revenue of $14.7 billion, give or take $500 million with gross margins of about 64 percent. Wall Street was expecting fourth quarter revenue of $14.5 billion.
Intel's new Xeon E5 v3 family of server and workstation CPUs, based on the 22nm Haswell architecture, runs the gamut from budget 6-core chips to an 18-core behemoth. We outline what's new and look...
AMD shareholders appear to be a bit unnerved by the news as shares tumbled in after-hours trading.
Samsung is investing a new chip production facility in Pyeongtaek to boost its semiconductor business.
Now that IBM has sold its Intel-based server business to Lenovo, Big Blue is taking the gloves off and trying to take business from the chip giant by positioning its Power8 processors as a more open option.
Chip makers are racing to complete new technology with 3-D transistors to meet demand for mobile devices that are faster and more efficient.
ARM and TSMC have inked a new agreement to deliver ARMv8-A processor IP optimized for TSMC 10FinFET process technology.
The move, which goes along with last week's launch of the Cortex M7 processor, is designed to create core standard functions and then let developers add value on top of the hardware.
The Cortex M7 is designed for everything from appliances to edge routers to automotive, sensor hubs and industrial controls.
ARM's CEO has defended the company's stance in light of Nvidia's push to ban the sale of devices allegedly infringing upon intellectual property.
Amidst an investigation into the US firm's business practices, the top Chinese regulator says that the best way to move forward would be for the company and local firms to "make money together."