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Thursday, 6 Jun 2013

AMD Announces Elite A-Series Desktop APUs at Computex 2013

AMD Announces Elite A-Series Desktop APUs at Computex 2013

AMD has announced its new Elite A-Series APUs for desktops, codenamed 'Richland', at Computex 2013. They also showed off a range of new Kabini and Temash-equipped devices, and a working prototype of the next generation 'Kaveri' APU.

Wednesday, 5 Jun 2013

Intel Goes Mobile with Bay Trail Platform

Intel Goes Mobile with Bay Trail Platform

At Computex earlier today, Intel announced their latest 22nm SoC codenamed Bay Trail-T for tablet devices. With enhanced performance, graphics and lower power consumption, does Intel have what it takes to compete in the tablet market?

Wednesday, 29 May 2013

Intel's New CEO Brian Krzanich Makes First Acquisition

Intel's New CEO Brian Krzanich Makes First Acquisition

Intel has just snapped up ST-Ericsson's satellite navigation chip unit.

Wednesday, 22 May 2013

Intel: 'Haswell' Capable of Reducing Idle Power By As Much As 20 Times

Intel: 'Haswell' Capable of Reducing Idle Power By As Much As 20 Times

Intel's upcoming 4th generation Intel Core processors, codenamed 'Haswell', claim to reduce idle power by as much as twenty times. Find out how this is achieved after the jump.

Tuesday, 2 Apr 2013

NVIDIA's CEO Approached by Intel Headhunters

NVIDIA's CEO Approached by Intel Headhunters

According to TechEye.net, NVIDIA's CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has been approached by headhunters who were looking to find Intel's next CEO. Although this report warrants some doubt, it is not unthinkable as we reported last month that Intel was seriously considering outside candidates for its top job.

Monday, 1 Apr 2013

World's Top Supercomputer From 2009 to Be Decommissioned

World's Top Supercomputer From 2009 to Be Decommissioned

The IBM Roadrunner, formerly the world's fastest supercomputer, and the first computer to break the petaflop barrier of performance, has today been declared obsolete and will be dismantled.

Friday, 22 Feb 2013

ZTE First to Announce Tegra 4-Powered Super Phones

ZTE First to Announce Tegra 4-Powered Super Phones

The NVIDIA Tegra 4 will empower ZTE devices to provide ultra-fast web browsing, improved app load times, and more realistic gaming experiences - all without compromising on battery life - made possible by the processor's 72 custom NVIDIA GeForce core and quad-core ARM Cortex-A15 CPU.

Thursday, 24 Jan 2013

Samsung Breezes Past Apple As World's Leading Chip Customer

Samsung Breezes Past Apple As World's Leading Chip Customer

According to Gartner, Samsung has surpassed Apple in 2012 to become the world's leading buyer of semiconductor products.

Wednesday, 23 Jan 2013

Intel's Haswell to Launch on 2 June

Intel's Haswell to Launch on 2 June

According to DigiTimes, Intel is planning to launch its 4th generation Intel Core CPUs. These chips sport a new processor microarchitecture that is codenamed Haswell. There have been official announcements heralding these chips; however, this report boldly stamps an exact date of their arrival.

AMD Recruits Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD Recruits Former Apple and Qualcomm Senior Engineers

AMD may be trying to expand beyond PC chips with the 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.

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