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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Nvidia's GRID technology enables graphics-heavy applications such as Autodesk AutoCAD to run in the cloud to any device.
Broadcom suggested that this particular low-power chip could suffice for remote controls, toys, and medical devices, among other use cases.
CEO Brian Krzanich said the company's new chips probably won't be shipping in time for the important back-to-school season.
After years of denying responsibility, Korean smartphone giant now promises to offer adequate compensation for employees who died of or developed leukemia from working at the company's semiconductor plants.
Two government ministries plan 50 billion won (US$48.87 million) investment over the next five years to seek out new revenue from the Internet of Things market.
Haswell's incremental improvements deliver better system-on-chip products with useful improvements in battery life, cost and form factors; other enhancements signal Intel's intention to fight...
Spanning 230,000 square meters in Xi'an, China, the new US$7 billion plant produces 10-nanometer NAND flash memory chips and is estimated to generate annual sales of US$9.74 billion at full capacity.
The new chipsets allow faster transfer speeds for storage devices and support Intel's forthcoming refreshed Haswell CPUs. Unlike the H97, the Z97 allows overclocking when used with an unlocked Intel processor.
AMD has big plans for ARM in microservers, embedded and low-power clients. But where does that leave the mainstream PC and server markets?
All in all, Intel is gearing up to release at least 20 Chromebooks by the end of the year.
Nvidia's first quarter was a solid one, but the company had to release it early since a draft was leaked to 100 people internally.
AMD unveiled Project Skybridge, a design framework with a family of products headed toward a variety of marketplaces to help businesses innovate and reduce time-to-market.
An announcement by Intel that it was spending $6bn to upgrade its Kiryat Gat plant was greeted with joy in Israel, and skepticism elsewhere.
Google used IBM's Power8 processors on a server motherboard. Amazon is hiring ARM engineers. The common thread: Both cloud giants are looking to squeeze Intel.
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.