Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013
AMD may be expanding beyond PC chips with the recent hiring of two senior engineers, Charlie Matar, previously senior vice president of engineering at Qualcomm, and Wayne Meretsky, previously technical lead for OS X at Apple.
Thursday, 10 Jan 2013
Valve's 'Steam Box' is now one step closer to reality at CES 2013, with Valve CEO Gabe Newell and third-party partner Xi3 unveiling the Xi3 Piston modular PC, a small form factor PC with an upgradeable modular design.
Tuesday, 8 Jan 2013
Intel confirms a new mobile platform for smartphones, while announcing its next-generation Atom microarchitecture and 4th generation Core processors at CES 2013.
Monday, 31 Dec 2012
According to SemiAccurate, AMD is ditching its ‘Vision’ branding for its APU platforms and PC systems using these platforms.
Friday, 28 Dec 2012
Global semiconductor revenue is expected to reach US$319 billion in 2013, according to an IDC report. The bright spots in the market include portable computing devices, set-top boxes and automotive electronics that are expected to be key drivers of growth in the near future.
Wednesday, 26 Dec 2012
A team of engineers at the University of Southampton has built a supercomputer out of LEGO blocks and Raspberry Pi computers.
Thursday, 13 Dec 2012
New 64-bit Intel Atom Processor S1200 product family suitable for microservers, storage and networking systems.
Wednesday, 12 Dec 2012
Intel revealed that its new 22nm system-on-a-chip (SoC) will feature 3D Tri-gate transistors, in line with its Ivy Bridge counterparts, at the 2012 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM).
Tuesday, 11 Dec 2012
AMD announced that it has lowered wafer purchase commitments with GlobalFoundries for the closing quarter of 2012, a move that will result in a termination penalty of US$320 million.
Monday, 10 Dec 2012
According to IHS iSuppli, Qualcomm is now the world's third largest supplier of semiconductor chips. The company looks set to end the year with a stunning 27.2% growth in semiconductor revenue.