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Intel gives up on mobile SoCs with cancellation of upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

Tech News Intel gives up on mobile SoCs with cancellation of upcoming smartphone and tablet SoCs

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).
AMD has inked US$293 million deal to develop x86 server SoCs in China

Tech News AMD has inked US$293 million deal to develop x86 server SoCs in China

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.
MediaTek unveils a new Premium Mobile Processor and their first bio-sensing front-end chip at MWC 2016

Tech News MediaTek unveils a new Premium Mobile Processor and their first bio-sensing front-end chip at MWC 2016

MediaTek seems to be making big strides this year, with the announcements of a new performance System on Chip (SoC) and the launch of their first bio-sensing analog front-end chip at MWC 2016.
Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon Wear, new wearables development platform

Tech News Qualcomm introduces Snapdragon Wear, new wearables development platform

Qualcomm has announced Snapdragon Wear, a new platform for designers of wearable devices like smartwatches and fitness trackers. It also revealed the Snapdragon Wear 2100 SoC, a chip that will enable more powerful features and connectivity options on the next generation of wearables.
Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Tech News Qualcomm unveils new mid-range Snapdragon SoCs and Gigabit LTE modem

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon 425, 435, and 625 SoCs, three new entry-level and mid-range chips. It also unveiled the Snapdragon X16 LTE modem, the first commercially available LTE modem to offer Gigabit-class download speeds.
NVIDIA’s credit card-sized Jetson TX1 module will make robots and drones smarter

Tech News NVIDIA’s credit card-sized Jetson TX1 module will make robots and drones smarter

The NVIDIA Jetson TX1 is paving the way for a wave of smart, autonomous robots and drones that will be able to take advantage of the capabilities of machine learning and neural networks.
Samsung talks details about the Exynos 8 Octa, its next-generation processor

Tech News Samsung talks details about the Exynos 8 Octa, its next-generation processor

Samsung has unveiled details on its upcoming flagship processor, the Exynos 8 Octa 8890, which will be the first to feature custom cores from the smartphone manufacturer itself.
The Intel Curie module will soon debut on the Arduino 101 development board

Tech News 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!
Cheaper than the Raspberry Pi? Meet Chip, the US$9 single-board computer!

Tech News Cheaper than the Raspberry Pi? Meet Chip, the US$9 single-board computer!

Chip is a US$9 single-board computer by Next Thing Co.. As of now, the company’s Kickstarter campaign appears wildly successful as over US$1 million has been pledged, exceeding its initial goal of US$50,000 by over 20 times.
Intel CEO shows off Quark-based Intel Curie wristband at IDF Shenzhen 2015

Tech News Intel CEO shows off Quark-based Intel Curie wristband at IDF Shenzhen 2015

At IDF Shenzhen 2015, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich showcased the Intel Curie. See what this tiny, Quark-powered wearable is capable of.