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Friday, 8 Aug 2014

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

Globalfoundries rejects IBM’s offer of US$1 billion to take over latter's chip-making business

According to Bloomberg, Globalfoundries has turned down a US$1 billion payout from IBM to take over the latter’s bleeding chip manufacturing business. Read further to uncover why this seemingly good deal fell through.

Friday, 1 Aug 2014

AMD officially releases three new Kaveri APUs

AMD officially releases three new Kaveri APUs

AMD has officially released three new Kaveri APUs; they are the A10-7800, A8-7600 and A6-7400K. It has been a month since two of the three APUs were first announced.

Thursday, 17 Jul 2014

Gigabyte makes overclocking Intel Pentium AE CPUs a breeze with its EasyTune app

Gigabyte makes overclocking Intel Pentium AE CPUs a breeze with its EasyTune app

Gigabyte's EasyTune app has been updated to support overclocking of Intel Pentium Anniversary Edition (AE) processors. Read on to uncover how EasyTune makes overclocking a breeze!

Wednesday, 16 Jul 2014

MediaTek's MT6795 is an 8-core SoC with 64-bit and 2K display support

MediaTek's MT6795 is an 8-core SoC with 64-bit and 2K display support

A true octa-core processor, a built-in LTE modem, and support for 2K displays and 4K video recording and playback, the MediaTek MT6795 chipset is well placed to compete in the upcoming 64-bit Android era.

Friday, 11 Jul 2014

This May Well be the Chip Used in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

This May Well be the Chip Used in the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

The latest Samsung Exynos ModAP integrates the LTE modem into a single chipset. Besides a quad-core processor, the company is also touting an advanced image signal processor.

Thursday, 3 Jul 2014

AMD Updates Kaveri A-Series APU Lineup

AMD Updates Kaveri A-Series APU Lineup

AMD has updated its Kaveri A-Series APUs with three new chips. Read on to uncover their details!

Wednesday, 18 Jun 2014

HP Unveils the Machine, Boasting of Radical New Computing Architecture

HP Unveils the Machine, Boasting of Radical New Computing Architecture

HP Chief Technology Officer Martin Fink has recently announced the Machine, which he claims will radically change the state of current computing architecture. If it ever see the day of light, the Machine will boast of memristors for storage, and photonics-driven interconnect technology.

Thursday, 12 Jun 2014

HP Launches Apollo Series of High Performance Computing Servers

HP Launches Apollo Series of High Performance Computing Servers

HP has just announced the Apollo series of high performance computer solutions. The series is made of the Apollo 8000 and 6000 systems. The Apollo 8000 system claims to be the world’s first water-cooled supercomputer, with dry-disconnect servers that reduce the risk of water leakages.

Thursday, 5 Jun 2014

AMD Launches Kaveri APUs Aimed at Business-Minded Users

AMD Launches Kaveri APUs Aimed at Business-Minded Users

AMD has released Kaveri SoCs (systems on chip) that are targeted at corporate users. Made up of three new SKUs, the new AMD Pro A-Series SoCs will support “comprehensive IT security, and management tools.” Read on to find out the technical specifications of each SoC.

Tuesday, 22 Apr 2014

Intel's Next Generation Thunderbolt Could Offer as Much as 40Gbps Throughput

Intel's Next Generation Thunderbolt Could Offer as Much as 40Gbps Throughput

According to leaked slides, Intel's next generation Thunderbolt interfaced, codenamed "Alpine Ridge", could offer as much as 40Gbps of throughput.

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