AMD ships its extra-efficient 7th-generation processors in PCs
Desktops running A-series chips promise more performance for less power.
Carbon nanotube transistors promise faster, leaner processors
Researchers have finally overcome the limitations that prevent carbon nanotubes from outrunning their old-school counterparts.
Qualcomm's new flagship chip loads apps 10 percent faster
The Snapdragon 821 also has improved VR and faster autofocus support.
Intel buys an AI processing powerhouse
Nervana's technology could help Intel out-gun NVIDIA in deep learning.
Roadmap says transistors will stop shrinking in 5 years
This doesn't mean that Moore's Law is dead, but it may be on notice.
Qualcomm is selling more chips for high-end smartphones
Its renewed relationship with Samsung seems to be benefiting both companies.
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 821 is its fastest processor yet
It boosts the speed of the popular Snapdragon 820 chip by 10 percent.
Researchers build a 1,000-core processor
The KiloCore can perform many tasks at once while using only a tiny amount of power.
Google built a processor just for AI
Tensor Processing Units are designed to speed up machine learning.