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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Could $200 ultrathin, touch-screen PC be the shot in the arm that the PC industry needs to climb out of the tailspin it has found itself in?
I had a hulking, 45-pound quad-core Mac Pro for years. But my little, 3-pound i7 MacBook Air has faster Geekbench scores and feels snappier. This is why tablets are winning.
Chipmaker reorganized its regional strategy from a "horizontal to vertical" focus, says its Asia-Pacific head, who admits AMD had "struggled" but is now ready to get back on the growth path.
More than five years after Intel first announced Atom, the company has introduced the first top-to-bottom redesign of its low-power processor. With the Silvermont microarchitecture, does Intel finally have all the ingredients to challenge ARM in smartphones and tablets?
Sometimes you just want a cheap and cheerful PC to handle some simple tasks. This build – excluding Windows, a display, and peripherals, comes in at under $300.
Government has embarked on a mission to develop its next supercomputer which will be ready by 2020, aiming for exaflop capability or 1 quintrillion computations per second.
Nvidia's CEO attributed Q1's success to "Kepler-based GPUs within and beyond the PC."
The Korean version of Samsung's flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone contains a powerful eight-core processor, while US users have to make do with a quad-core part. Will American owners of the S4 feel short-changed?
Silvermont is exciting not because of what Silvermont itself brings to the table, but what it is going to mean for the mobile space over the coming years. Intel will do with Silvermont what it did with Conroe back in 2006, using it as a platform to build upon over the coming years.
Intel is aiming to target all of its market segments from smartphones to datacenters with its new low-power SoC: Silvermont.
Intel is preparing to unleash its fourth-generation of Core processors featuring GPUs that are 50 percent faster than found in previous-generation hardware.
The new quad-core and six-core chips cost under $150, while the company cuts pricing on 10 other CPUs.
Where will the next big leaps in performance and power efficiency come from? Increasingly, the industry is looking toward a concept known as heterogeneous computing to save the day. This week, AMD revealed new features of its Heterogeneous Systems Architecture.
Brian Krzanich will stay the course at Intel and possible double down on manufacturing. There's a continuity benefit today, but if the chip giant needs to make a more radical move it may have to pay up later.
Brian Krzanich becomes Intel's sixth CEO and will take over on May 16. Renee James, who most recently led Intel's push into software, will become president of Intel. Will this duo have mobile chops?