Processors

09.26.14
Intel plots a mobile coup with $1.5 billion investment in Chinese chipmakers
09.26.14

Intel plots a mobile coup with $1.5 billion investment in Chinese chipmakers

While Intel is prominent in the mobile world, it's often playing catch-up with the undisputed king...

By M. Brian,   09.26.14
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09.11.13
Intel details Z3000 Bay Trail chips for tablets and hybrids, claims up to 2x CPU and 3x GPU performance
09.11.13

Intel details Z3000 Bay Trail chips for tablets and hybrids, claims up to 2x CPU and 3x GPU performance

Intel barely existed on the mobile scene two years ago, and yet the company's Clover Trail chips f...

By S. Sakr,   09.11.13
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08.02.13
Qualcomm's Anand Chandrasekher says eight-core processors are 'dumb'
08.02.13

Qualcomm's Anand Chandrasekher says eight-core processors are 'dumb'

In response to a question about whether Qualcomm will create an eight-core processor like MediaTek...

By S. Dent,   08.02.13
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05.29.13
AMD's Opteron X-series targets Intel Atom for the microserver CPU market
05.29.13

AMD's Opteron X-series targets Intel Atom for the microserver CPU market

AMD might not be able to keep up (down?) with Intel in the CPU power consumption race, so it's tak...

By S. Dent,   05.29.13
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01.14.13
CES 2013: PC and processor roundup
01.14.13

CES 2013: PC and processor roundup

The most hyped tech news isn't always the most important. Having had a few days to dwell on what C...

By S. Sakr,   01.14.13
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01.02.13
Apple reportedly makes a deal with TSMC for A6X production
01.02.13

Apple reportedly makes a deal with TSMC for A6X production

With absolutely no love lost between Apple and Samsung, it's being suggested that Apple will ya...

By Mel Martin,   01.02.13
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12.11.12
Allwinner throws A20 dual-core and A31-quad-core processors into ARM fray
12.11.12

Allwinner throws A20 dual-core and A31-quad-core processors into ARM fray

Whimsically monikered Chinese chip-maker Allwinner has added a pair of ARM Cortex-A7 processors to...

By S. Dent,   12.11.12
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11.09.12
AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs
11.09.12

AMD shutters key Linux support lab in Germany as part of company-wide layoffs

The pain from recently announced job cuts by AMD could ripple out to the Linux community, as the c...

By S. Dent,   11.09.12
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10.29.12
AMD promises 64-bit ARM-based Opteron server CPUs coming in 2014
10.29.12

AMD promises 64-bit ARM-based Opteron server CPUs coming in 2014

AMD has long stuck to x86 architecture for its server processors, but its gearing up to add 64-bit...

By A. Santos,   10.29.12
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