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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Mobile phone supply-chain goes truly global, as a US semiconductor company provides components for Korean handsets to use Chinese global positioning satellites.
The new Snapdragon 805, featuring a Krait 450 quad-core CPU and the new Adreno 420 GPU, brings Ultra HD (4K) resolution video to both mobile devices and via Ultra HD TVs.
AMD's eight-core Jaguar architecture CPU, which incorporates a 1.84 TFlop Radeon GPU, is the single most expensive item inside the new PlayStation 4 games console.
Once a niche, high-performance computing has become a key growth area for the tech industry. Intel’s announcements at Supercomputing 13 today---including new details of a completely redesigned Many Integrated Core processor—show just how important technical computing has become.
A team of Chinese and U.S. scientists have made a discovery involving two iron-based compounds that could inch them nearer toward better superconductors.
Supercomputing 13, which takes place in Denver this week, began with the announcement of the latest Top500 list of the world’s fastest computers and Nvidia's release of the Tesla K40 accelerator.
Today in the tech marketplace: Twitter got the glory. Groupon fell apart. Nvidia was there too.
The chip maker squashed revenue estimates, but a missed earnings target coupled with a weak outlook ends the fiscal year on a sour note.
Qualcomm, not satisfied with owning more than half of the mobile equipment baseband integrated circuits market, is eyeing the set-top box market, and making an assault with its Snapdragon processors.
Altera's latest ARM processor will use Intel's manufacturing processes. Is this the real kickoff to what could be a lucrative foundry business for Intel?
The ECX-2000 uses ARM Cortex A-15 cores up to 1.8GHZ, 10GB Ethernet, standard I/O controllers and Calxeda's fabric for private clouds.
Korean technology giant Samsung has reported a 7 percent jump in operating profit for Q3 to 10.16 trillion won ($9.6 billion) on the back of a jump in sales in its semiconductor division.
ARM Holdings has indicated that enterprise networking is a growth market for the company. A licensing deal with IBM and another with Broadcom proves the point.
Jan Czochralski, who invented the process of growing single crystals, is the subject of events to mark his birthday in his Polish homeland.
While TI hit the targets, investors seemed shaken by drops in revenue from the same quarter last year.