64-bit computing is the next big thing -- or at least it is for some of the biggest chip companies out there. Intel is pushing out the long -- very long -- awaited Itanium chip this summer, with first workstations and then servers to appear throughout the year. Meanwhile, the UK's ARM Holdings is looking to use 64-bit technologies in future generations of chips powering handhelds like mobile phones and palmtop computers. Read the latest from ZDNet UK.
NEWSItanium stays in betaFri, 11th May
The first IA-64 systems are shipping this summer, but they won't get much farther than development labs
ARM wrests 64bit technologies for handheldsFri, 11th May
UK chip designer ARM will use server technologies, including 64bit and superscalar architectures, to power the next generation of handheld devices
64-bit Itanium to land this monthFri, 11th May
Finally, Intel's 64-bit chip is going to hit the market, after months of delays
AMD's 64bit Hammer hits delayFri, 04th May
The first of AMD's next-generation ClawHammer processors will be delayed until late next year -- but Intel can't laugh, as its Pentium 4 is also in trouble
Intel looks to software to lift ItaniumWed, 25th Apr
Chip giant enlists Chinese academy for compiler project assistance
HP says Intel 64-bit chip ahead of scheduleWed, 18th Apr
Itanium steams ahead of expectations
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