Articles about Processors
IaaS spending set to grow by one-third this year, Gartner tells us. But it takes a lot of big money for a vendor to compete in this space.
Hot on the heels of the announcement that MediaTek has a 10-core system-on-chip (SoC) in the pipeline, the spec for a 10-core Snapdragon has leaked onto the web.
Qualcomm is beefing up its own Internet of Everything ecosystem with six new integrations for cloud and software services.
Taiwan-based chipmaker MediaTek has increased its Helio system-on-chip (SoC) lineup with a new deca-core Helio X20 aimed at smartphones and tablets. But do consumers need it?
Earlier this week, Nvidia made the surprise announcement it would be selling off its Icera cellular chip business.
AMD's 2015 Financial Analyst Day has offered us a glimpse into what the company has in store for us the silicon pipeline for the next few years. And one of the most anticipated arrivals is AND's next-generation, high-performance X86 core, codenamed Zen.
Samsung plans to begin chip production in the first half of 2017, ahead of previous estimates.
Intel is brewing up a potent recipe of wireless technology, imaging devices, authentication systems, and complete ODM turnkey solutions for its Atom X-series of chips, in its efforts to establish a hold on the highly competitive global mobility market.
Samsung plans to pump up to $10 billion into its semiconductor business, which drives the South Korean tech giant's best-performing business division.
Qualcomm cuts its outlook for the fiscal year partially due to Samsung's defection to its own chips. Wild cards abound for the company.
The UK chip designer has reported rising revenues on the back of growing sales of phones and tablets, while hoping it can overcome setbacks in the server market.
UPDATED: Intel was also expected on Tuesday to shed light on the company's goal to ramp up profitability for its mobile strategy by $800 million in 2015.
Intel's latest results should provide some clues to the health of the PC market. Lately the signs haven't been good. But at the Intel Developer Forum in Shenzhen, Intel insisted there's still plenty of life left in the PC.
Despite being based on a 1980s architecture, Digital Core Design's new 8-bit microcontroller is speedier than its rivals.
In an effort to boost flagging share prices, activist investor Jana Partners has asked the chip maker to divide its chip and patent licensing businesses.
AMD's next-generation A-Series Accelerated Processing Unit (APU) for laptops and low-power desktops, codenamed "Carrizo", will simultaneously ramp up energy efficiency and boost performance.
The biggest tech expo of the year is drawing to an end. Here's the very best tech we've seen -- including virtual reality, wearable tech, PCs-on-a-stick, and next-generation chips.
Back due to popular demand – all the parts you need to build a sub-$300 PC. Want a good, solid PC but don't want to spend the earth or trust an OEM with the job? Read on.
Let's take a look at this new king of Macs and see what makes it tick.
Sometimes you just want a cheap and cheerful PC to handle some simple tasks. This build – excluding Windows, a display, and peripherals, comes in at under $300.
Why waste valuable desk space on an old-school PC tower when you can combine the PC with the display in a single all-in-one system.
IBM's 300mm chip fab in upstate New York turns out high-performance chips around the clock. ZDNet was invited to take a look inside, and learn about what the future holds for chip making.
Let's kick off this series by looking at processors and motherboards in three different price categories.
Chip maker AMD has unveiled details of its new Z-60 embedded "Hondo" APU in time for Windows 8 to hit PCs on October 26.
Coke machines, a psychologist, and futuristic grocery shopping combine with Intel's usual display of new chip and hardware technology at the Intel Developer Forum from San Francisco.
Like the Mac Pro workstation but want one that runs Windows? Here's what you need to build one at a fraction of the cost.
The AMD Embedded G-Series processor is the world’s first integrated circuit to combine a low-power CPU and a discrete-level GPU into a single embedded Accelerated Processing Unit (APU).
AMD launches the world's fastest graphics processing unit, the AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition.
A number of graphics cards at various price points that feature both AMD and NVIDIA GPUs.
Intel's Ivy Bridge CPUs are now on sale so it's time to look at putting together a system based around this new and exciting silicon.
Apple's senior vice president of marketing, Philip Schiller, announces the latest version of the company's smartphone, the iPhone 4S. The new phone features an A5 chip, dual-core graphics, a longer battery life, better camera, and both CDMA and GSM.
At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.
At a Churchill Club event in Palo Alto, Calif., executives from Cisco, ARM, and McKinsey Global Institute talk about the role social networking is playing inside the enterprise. They discuss who is using it, strategies they've implemented, and best practices going forward.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Intel CEO Paul Otellini and VP Mooly Eden talk about the company's new line of desktop and laptop CPUs. The processor lineup known as Sandy Bridge is positioned to handle high-quality video gaming without a separate processor.
At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Executive Vice President Sean Maloney demonstrates some new embedded technologies. He shows off a new digital billboard and virtual slot machine that can be remotely managed and reprogrammed on the fly using Intel's vPro processor technology.
ZDNet correspondent Sumi Das talks to senior editor Sam Diaz about the month ahead and what the tech industry is expected to announce. Some highlights include, Intel's new Xeon 5500 processor, Skype for the Blackberry and iPhone, and the adoption of Cisco's TelePresence in the enterprise
At Macworld Expo 2009 in San Francisco, Philip Schiller, Apple's senior vice president of marketing, announces a MacBook Pro that features a nonremovable battery designed to last about eight hours between charges. The starting price of the new notebook, which comes with either 4GBs or 8GBs of memory, is $2,799, the same as that of the old 17-inch model. It is set to begin shipping by the end of the month.
The Dell PowerEdge R815's core density is impressive, setting it up neatly for virtualisation duties. Using AMD's 6000 series processors, it hits 48 cores across only four sockets, all in a 2U chassis.
The HP ProLiant DL585 G5 is a powerful server with a strong emphasis on reliability and serviceability that reduces overall device cost.
A fantastic mid-range projector, the 7210 delivers the deep contrast and natural colours that make for an excellent cinematic experience.
AMD has sprung a surprise by launching two new Athlon XP processors ahead of schedule. How does the flagship 2600+ CPU fare against Intel's Pentium 4 competition?