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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IBM's bet is that the next decade will feature systems---cognitive, synaptic and quantum computing to name a few---that will need new processor technologies.
Fueled by demand for semiconductors used in mobile devices, country clocks a new high of US$83.83 billion in the first half of 2014, up 3.2 percent over the same period last year.
WiFi is wonderful, but somehow we are still stuck with lots of cables. Now Intel and others are working to eliminate the rest and deliver true wireless computing.
Filing 2,179 patents for mobile phone technologies, the Korean smartphone maker claims top spot among its peers worldwide, according to stats from Thomson Reuters report.
Intel's general manager for datacenters explains how the chipmaker plans to crunch boatloads of data spewing from sensors to smartwatches.
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...
A Microsoft Research pilot focused on field-programmable gate arrays in datacenters, has passed muster and will be implemented by the Bing team in 2015.
Stronger demand for enterprise PCs---also known as the flight from Windows XP once Microsoft support ended---has delivered better-than-expected second quarter sales for Intel.
Intel has lost its challenge to Europe's 1.06 billion fine for locking rival AMD out of the market.
Intel’s announcement of its first 14nm Broadwell processors was frustratingly short on details. That’s not too surprising since the first systems won’t even show up until the holidays. But Intel executives did offer a few tidbits throughout the week.
The new chips bring high performance and integrated security with enterprise-class error-correction code memory support, dual- and quad-core variants, and a discrete-class GPU and I/O controller on the same die.
AMD announced the mobile version of its Kaveri mainstream processor and claimed it was now prepared to go 'toe-to-toe' with Intel’s Core processors. Along with the new mobile APUs, AMD announced new branding and rolled out a Pro Series to challenge Intel's vPro in the enterprise.
As expected Intel announced its 14nm Broadwell processor family, but it is running late and won’t be available until the holidays. Despite this, Intel says Moore’s Law is alive and well, and will not only reinvent the PC, but also drive the next era of integrated computing.
In anticipation of Computex 2014 in Taipei next week, ARM has a number of parts moving at the moment.
Rockchip comes in to help on the design side, notably regarding input on screen sizes and form factors, which in turn will affect pricing.