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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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.
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.
Processors based on the venerable von Neumann architecture are expected to run out of scope to evolve and adapt within a decade or so. What happens next? We explore some of the most promising avenues.
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.
Are 64-bit ARM processors ready for the datacenter? Applied Micro and Canonical claim they are with an upcoming demo of the OpenStack cloud using Ubuntu Linux on an X-Gene server.
Nvidia's GRID technology enables graphics-heavy applications such as Autodesk AutoCAD to run in the cloud to any device.