microprocessors

Taiwan Bans Most Chip Exports To Russia, Belarus

More bad news for Putin, as Taiwan confirms strict ban on modern computer chips and chip-making equipment to Russia and…

4 weeks ago

White House Takes On Silicon Shortage, Identifies Choke Points

Biden administration is ramping efforts to help car makers deal with chronic silicon shortage that is impacting production

1 year ago

Intel Mulls Sale Of Connectivity Chip Division – Report

Intel said to be considering sale of its connected home division, as it reportedly seeks a buyer for the unit

3 years ago

Qualcomm Expects $1bn From IoT Sales This Year

Qualcomm's figures underscore the rapid expansion of connected gadgets into all areas of life, even as smartphone sales level off

4 years ago

Qualcomm To Refocus Server Chip Business On Large Cloud Players

Despite rumours of a possible sale of its server chip division, Qualcomm insists it isn't going anywhere

4 years ago

Start-Up Warns Of AMD Chip Flaws In Unusual Publicity Campaign

A small security firm has warned of embarrassing flaws affecting AMD chips, giving the chipmaker only 24 hours to respond

4 years ago

Intel ‘Looks’ To Sell Off Security Unit

The chip maker is reportedly looking into unloading Intel Security amid rising demand from business

6 years ago

Intel Tightens Cloud Focus With New Xeon Chips, SSDs And Partnerships

Chip giant expands Xeon line with new processor models and partnerships to aid cloud workload migrations

6 years ago

3D Carbon Nanotube Chip ‘Boosts Performance 1000 Times’

Stanford researchers say carbon nanotubes make it possible to construct stacked 'skyscraper' chips

7 years ago

Intel Buys Altera In £11bn Chip Deal

Intel will acquire Altera for $54 per share in an all-cash transaction to drive into more profitable growth areas

7 years ago

Intel: Broadwell To Ship In PCs For Christmas

Intel's delayed next-generation chip will not ship in time for the back-to-school season, but should be on shop shelves in…

8 years ago

AMD Extends ARM Roadmap

AMD has said it sees half of its revenues coming from non-PC markets by the end of next year, thanks…

8 years ago

AMD Launches Third-Generation ‘Beema’ And ‘Mullins’ Tablet Chips

AMD is aiming on a high-end user experience to bring success in the market for tablets and low-power laptops

8 years ago

Intel Touts High-End Xeon Chips For Big Data

The updated Intel Xeon E7 chip lineup offers up to 15 cores and a number of performance improvements

8 years ago

Europe’s Semiconductor CEOs Back ‘Internet Of Things’ Research Drive

Chief executives of ARM, Infineon and STMicroelectronics want to double value of Europe's microprocessor industry by 2020

8 years ago

AMD Shows Off First ARM-Based Opteron Server Chip

AMD uses a keynote at the Open Compute Summit to reveal its first ARM-based server processor

8 years ago

Intel To Slash Workforce By 5 Percent

Intel is to cut 5,000 jobs worldwide, as its enterprise business continues to struggle

8 years ago

Google May Ditch Intel And Build ARM-Based Chips – Report

Life is not getting any easier for Intel, as Google reportedly thinks about making its own server chips

9 years ago

Smartphones, Tablets Drive Global Processor Shipments

Mobile devices replace PCs as the driving force behind the global chip business, says analyst firm

9 years ago

Green500 Supercomputer List Reveals Intel, Nvidia Surprise

Intel CPUs and Nvidia GPUs are used in the world's top 10 most energy-efficient supercomputers

9 years ago

Micron Reveals New Parallel Processing Architecture

A new computing architecture from Micron will outperform rival CPUs when dealing with unstructured data

9 years ago

AMD Unveils Mobile Roadmap To Take On Intel

AMD reveals more information about its mobile chip plans to challenge Intel and ARM next year

9 years ago

Intel Opens Parallel Computing Centres And Seeks Partners

Intel establishes Parallel Computing Centres around the world as it seeks to drive HPC hardware improvements

9 years ago

Intel Blames Broadwell Delay On Manufacturing Glitch

Intel said it has fixed a 'defect density issue', but problem will push Broadwell's launch back by a quarter

9 years ago

Intel Reports Server Chip Sales Growth

As the stagnant PC market continues to take its toll on Intel's profits, executives said they expect new chips to…

9 years ago

AMD Adopts Optimistic Stance After Tough Q2

The boss of AMD believes the company will return to profitability next quarter after it posted another loss

9 years ago

Report: Apple Signs New Samsung Chip Deal

Apple has committed to keep Samsung on as a manufacturer of its mobile processors, but may also bring in TSMC…

9 years ago

Faster ARM Chips On The Way From TSMC, Globalfoundries

Upcoming 20-nm technology from ARM, as well as a debate over Intel 'Clover Trail+' benchmarks, demonstrates that competition is intensifying…

9 years ago

Haswell-based PCs From Acer, Lenovo Unveiled

New computers based on Intel's Haswell processor arrive from PC makers Acer and Lenovo

9 years ago

AMD Breaks With Microsoft And Looks To Android, Chrome

AMD processors currently run on Windows, but will reportedly in future also run on Google's Chrome and Android

9 years ago