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Tuesday, 3 May 2016

Intel gives up on mobile SoCs, cancels upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

Intel gives up on mobile SoCs, cancels upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

Intel has announced that they are cancelling their upcoming Atom SoCs for smartphones and tablets, codenamed Broxton and SoFIA, in an effort to cut their losses after coughing up more than US$10 billion to play catch-up in the mobile space.

Thursday, 28 Apr 2016

Intel intends to lays out broader 5-point strategy for itself

Intel intends to lays out broader 5-point strategy for itself

Brian Krzanich, the Chief Executive at Intel, has declared that Intel is not a PC company any more, but a company that powers the cloud, as well as smart and connected devices.

Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016

Rumor: Xiaomi may release Rifle mobile processors in May?

Rumor: Xiaomi may release Rifle mobile processors in May?

Korea Times has reportedly been told by an official at Xiaomi's component partner that the phone manufacturer will be unveiling its in-house mobile processors in May.

AMD's Wraith cooler now available for FX-8350 and FX-6350 CPUs

AMD's Wraith cooler now available for FX-8350 and FX-6350 CPUs

If you're in the market for a new system, an AMD system is looking mighty tempting, because when you buy an AMD FX-8350 or FX-6350 unlocked processors, you'll get the Wraith cooler as well.

Monday, 25 Apr 2016

AMD will now develop x86 server SoCs in China, thanks to US$293 million deal

AMD will now develop x86 server SoCs in China, thanks to US$293 million deal

AMD has just signed a deal worth US$293 million with Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co., a Chinese-based company. With this deal in place, AMD will develop x86 server SoCs in China.

Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016

12,000 jobs cut at Intel as PC industry flounders, shifts focus to cloud and IoT

12,000 jobs cut at Intel as PC industry flounders, shifts focus to cloud and IoT

Just today, Intel announced that it will be cutting 11 percent of its workforce, which amounts to about 12,000 jobs. The company plans to use the cost savings from the restructuring to invest more in growth areas like its data center and IoT businesses.

Monday, 18 Apr 2016

The Rockit 88 Intel CPU Delid tool lets you easily delid your Intel CPU

The Rockit 88 Intel CPU Delid tool lets you easily delid your Intel CPU

If you've ever wanted to delid your Intel CPU, you can now do so with ease, thanks to the Rockit 88 Intel CPU Delid tool

Thanks to Intel’s Apollo Lake chips, we could see slimmer and more powerful PCs

Thanks to Intel’s Apollo Lake chips, we could see slimmer and more powerful PCs

The next-generation of Intel processors, the Apollo Lake platform, has been officially announced. It promises more powerful and thinner budget devices with support for things like USB Type-C and hardware-based 4K video playback.

Wednesday, 13 Apr 2016

ASRock releases new Intel X99 BIOS update, confirms names of future Broadwell-E CPUs

ASRock releases new Intel X99 BIOS update, confirms names of future Broadwell-E CPUs

ASRock has released BIOS updates for its Intel X99 motherboards in anticipation of launch of Intel's new Broadwell-E processor. It also revealed the names of a handful of the processors, which includes the flagship 10-core, 20-thread Core i7-6950X chip.

Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016

AMD's 7th generation Bristol Ridge APU will arrive earlier than expected

AMD's 7th generation Bristol Ridge APU will arrive earlier than expected

In a recent announcement, AMD officially said that its 7th generation Bristol Ridge APUs are shipping to OEMs ahead of time. Bristol Ridge is based on the same 28nm architecture as Carrizo, but will feature improvements like minor microarchitecture manufacturing tweaks and a DDR4 memory controller.

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