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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Qualcomm seeks comeback with Snapdragon 820

Qualcomm seeks comeback with Snapdragon 820

After the Snapdragon 810 fell short, Qualcomm is seeking to regain its edge over the competition with the Snapdragon 820, which combines cutting-edge wireless, a custom 64-bit CPU, and loads of other processing engines. If it can deliver, the Snapdragon 820 platform should power some amazing tablets and smartphones.

October 2, 2015 by in Processors

Virtualization policy

Virtualization policy

Virtualization allows companies to run applications, operating systems and even networks in a sort of logical “sandbox” which eliminates the need for much physical hardware. While the virtual hosts themselves...

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Hands-on with the T-Mobile Dell Streak 7

Hands-on with the T-Mobile Dell Streak 7

The next Android tablet for T-Mobile is launching soon as the Dell Streak 7. While the Streak 7 has an NVIDIA Tegra 2 dual-core processor, HSPA+ 21 Mbps support. and $199.99 price after contract, the low resolution display and limited battery life make it a device to skip as better devices are available now or coming soon.

January 31, 2011 by in Dell

Image Gallery: Hands-on look at Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone

Image Gallery: Hands-on look at Motorola Atrix 4G smartphone

LAS VEGAS -- Motorola put its new Atrix 4G smartphone on display on the showroom floor of CES 2011 today. Here's a hands-on look. The prototype was a bit sluggish, but maybe things will be different when the Nvidia Tegra dual-core processor-powered handheld actually hits the market with AT&T during the first quarter.

January 6, 2011 by in Mobility

Solar: Thin film or silicon?

At the 4th Annual Energy Tech Investor Forum in San Jose, Calif., panel moderator Neal Dikeman of Jane Capital Partners, leads a discussion with executives on emerging solar technologies such as thin film and geothermal silicon production. The panelists are: Jane Long, associate director, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory; Peng Lim, CEO of MTI Microfuel Cells; Barbara Heydorn, director of SRI International; and Jason Rottenberg, managing director of OnPoint Technologies.

October 5, 2007 by in Processors

Moore's Law: No more

At the Intel Developers Forum in San Francisco, Intel co-founder Gordon Moore discusses the end of Moore's Law, which he believes will hit a wall in the next 10 to 15 years.

September 19, 2007 by in Intel

Intel's new Nehalem processor

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, Calif., Intel CEO Paul Otellini discusses the company's next-generation, 45-nanometer microarchitecture, Nehalem. The company says the processor will offer better performance and energy efficiency than its predecessors. It's scheduled to go into production in 2008.

September 18, 2007 by in Hardware

Travelocity CTO: Barry Vandevier

Barry Vandevier, CTO of online travel site Travelocity and CIO of the company's parent Sabre Holdings talks to ZDNet editor-in-chief, Dan Farber about his company's efforts to deploy Web 2.0 technologies, such as Ajax and mashups, for the next generation of online travel. He also discusses Travelocity's green strategy--a program that allows users to purchase "carbon offsets" when booking travel.

July 24, 2007 by in Social Enterprise

AMD releases new high-end graphics processor

At a press conference in San Francisco, Rick Bergman, AMD's vice president of PC graphics, demonstrates the new graphic capabilities of the ATI Radeon HD 2900 processor. The company says the processor offers better rendering solutions and higher-performance HD gaming and media playback.

May 14, 2007 by in Processors

Notebooks get a boost with new Intel Centrino

At an Intel press conference in San Francisco, Intel's vice president and general manager of the mobile platforms group, Mooly Eden, demos the company's next generation of mobile microprocessors. Eden shows how the new mobile chips deliver better performance on notebooks in the areas of 3D gaming, financial spreadsheets and the Windows Vista OS.

May 9, 2007 by in Laptops

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