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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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.
At the Aug. 7 event, Apple CEO Steve Jobs announced, "Today, the Power Mac is going to fade into history." Then Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of worldwide product marketing, shows off the new Mac Pro based on Intel's Xeon 5100 processor, code-named Woodcrest.
In honor of the PC's silver anniversary, CNET's Neha Tiwari talks with Intel Vice President Richard Wirt about the evolution of BIOS, operating systems, compilers and the processing chip.
In 'While You Were Waiting,' Andrew Quinn and Gary McKeown createas many arms, legs and bodies as they need for themselves to createquick, improvisational beats, all in the name of killin' some time.Presented by Pocket Shorts UK and featured in the 2006 San FranciscoInternational Film Festival.
Intel is ramping up its transition to dual-core processors. By the end of2006, approximately 70% of its client and mobile processors and 85% of itsservices processors will ship with dual-core. Shannon Poulin, Intel'senterprise marketing director, explains some of the new platform features thatwill take advantage of the new faster processors, which are powered by65-nanometer technology.