Tuesday, 3 May 2016
Intel has announced the cancellation of its upcoming Atom SoCs for smartphones and tablets, codenamed Broxton and SoFIA. After coughing up over US$10 billion to play catch-up in the mobile space, Intel is finally cutting its losses (although it is not exiting the mobile market entirely).
Tuesday, 26 Apr 2016
An official at Xiaomi's component partner reportedly told the Korea Times that Xiaomi will be unveiling its in-house mobile processors in May.
Monday, 25 Apr 2016
AMD has expanded the reach of its Wraith CPU cooler to its FX-8350 and FX-6350 unlocked processors, thus allowing system builders on a budget to take advantage of the wider availability of the improved cooler.
AMD has just announced a US$293 million deal with Chinese-based Tianjin Haiguang Advanced Technology Investment Co. to develop x86 server SoCs in China.
Wednesday, 20 Apr 2016
Intel has announced that it will be cutting 12,000 jobs, amounting to about 11 percent of its workforce. 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
Now, you can delid your Intel CPU with the Rockit 88 Intel CPU delid tool. However, only PC enthusiasts need apply; more details after the jump!
Intel has formally unveiled its next-generation Apollo Lake platform for upcoming Atom-based notebooks at IDF 2016 in Shenzhen, promising 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 has released BIOS updates for its Intel X99 motherboards, in anticipation of the upcoming Broadwell-E processor launch. It also revealed the names of a handful of the processors, including the flagship 10-core, 20-thread Core i7-6950X chip.
Wednesday, 6 Apr 2016
AMD has announced that its seventh-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.
Thursday, 24 Mar 2016
Keen eyes at the Motley Fool have picked up on a pertinent point in Intel’s annual financial report to the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). The chip manufacturer expects to stretch its current and next generation fabrication processes beyond its familiar tick-tock cycle.