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Monday, 16 Nov 2015

Former IBM mainframe pioneer, Gene Amdahl, passed away at age 92 last week

Former IBM mainframe pioneer, Gene Amdahl, passed away at age 92 last week

Mr. Gene Amdahl, who was credited for his pioneering efforts in building up IBM mainframe offerings, has passed away at age 92 last week. Find out more about his contributions to modern computing after the jump.

Friday, 6 Nov 2015

Rumor: AMD is busy getting its new Zen processor ready for launch

Rumor: AMD is busy getting its new Zen processor ready for launch

According to a former AMD employee, the company is busy getting its next generation Zen CPU ready for launch! Read on for more details about its new and improved microarchitecure.

Lian Li just built a CPU water cooling block!

Lian Li just built a CPU water cooling block!

PC case manufacturer Lian Li has entered new territory with its first CPU water cooling block.

Thursday, 5 Nov 2015

Arctic ventures into liquid CPU cooling market with two AIO coolers

Arctic ventures into liquid CPU cooling market with two AIO coolers

Arctic is entering the liquid CPU cooling market for the first time with two high-end AIO coolers!

Monday, 19 Oct 2015

The Intel Curie module will soon debut on the Arduino 101 development board

The Intel Curie module will soon debut on the Arduino 101 development board

Remember Intel Curie? It’s the company’s low-powered chip that will make its debut on the upcoming Arduino 101 development board. More details after the jump!

Sunday, 18 Oct 2015

Intel has a team of more than 1,000 people working on chips for the Apple iPhone

Intel has a team of more than 1,000 people working on chips for the Apple iPhone

Intel is said to have assembled a team of more than 1,000 people to work on its XMM 7360 modem for future Apple iPhone models. If Intel continues to meet Apple's expectations, the former may have the opportunity to manufacture the next iPhone processor.

Wednesday, 7 Oct 2015

Here's how the Samsung-made A9 chip fared against its TSMC counterpart in benchmarks

Here's how the Samsung-made A9 chip fared against its TSMC counterpart in benchmarks

Curious to know how the Samsung-made 14nm A9 chip performed against the 16nm Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) chip? Well, Chinese site MyDrivers managed to obtain two Apple iPhone 6s units and ran benchmarks to determine which is better.

Thursday, 1 Oct 2015

AMD introduces new enterprise-grade PRO A-series processors for mobile and desktop

AMD introduces new enterprise-grade PRO A-series processors for mobile and desktop

AMD has unveiled its new 2015 line-up of mobile and desktop PRO A-series processors. The new processors boast significant improvements in graphics, compute and multi-threaded performance and are already available on systems from HP and Lenovo.

Wednesday, 30 Sep 2015

Two different sized A9 chipsets found in the Apple iPhone 6s, one is 10% smaller

Two different sized A9 chipsets found in the Apple iPhone 6s, one is 10% smaller

Chipworks reports that there are actually two different sized A9 processors in the Apple iPhone 6s and 6s Plus. One of them is manufactured by Samsung while the other is built by Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC).

Monday, 14 Sep 2015

This self-destructing computer chip can protect top secret data

This self-destructing computer chip can protect top secret data

This chip will self destruct in five seconds. Sounds like something out of Mission Impossible? Engineers at Xerox PARC have made it a reality.

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