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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Huawei eyes AI prowess, invests in compute power

Huawei eyes AI prowess, invests in compute power

Chinese tech giant unveils ambitious plans to build the architecture needed to meet growing demand for more compute power and artificial intelligence, pledging to do so on an "open" ecosystem" and launching an AI training cluster that it says is 10 seconds faster that the current ResNet-50 record.

September 18, 2019 by

All quantum supremacy is fleeting

Scott Fulton explains how Google astonished the world by claiming its prototype quantum processor has achieved “supremacy” -- the ability to process a task in seconds that would take a classical supercomputer more than a lifetime. But how long can Google reign supreme before IBM mounts a challenge to its legitimacy? Months? Days? Read more:

November 8, 2019 by

Should you wait to buy a new Mac?

TechRepublic's Karen Roby talks to ZDNet's Adrian Kingsley-Hughes about the pros and cons of buying a new Mac and different strategies Apple can take to boost sales. Read more:

March 7, 2019 by

Dell PowerEdge R815

Dell PowerEdge R815

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.

August 25, 2010 by

InFocus ScreenPlay 7210

InFocus ScreenPlay 7210

A fantastic mid-range projector, the 7210 delivers the deep contrast and natural colours that make for an excellent cinematic experience.

February 5, 2006 by

AMD Athlon XP/2600+

AMD Athlon XP/2600+

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?

September 3, 2002 by

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