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Monday, 29 Oct 2012

IBM Reports Breakthrough in Carbon Nanotube Chip Technology

IBM Reports Breakthrough in Carbon Nanotube Chip Technology

Scientists at IBM Research have reported a breakthrough in carbon nanotube technology, allowing them to arrange the nanotubes 100 times more densely than earlier methods

Friday, 21 Sep 2012

GlobalFoundries Unveils FinFET Transistor Architecture Optimized for Next Gen Mobile Devices

GlobalFoundries Unveils FinFET Transistor Architecture Optimized for Next Gen Mobile Devices

GlobalFoundries has launched a new technology designed for the expanding mobile market. The 14nm-XM offering will offer customers the performance and power benefits of three-dimensional "FinFET" transistors with less risk and a faster time-to-market, helping the fabless ecosystem enable a new gen of smart mobile devices.

Thursday, 6 Sep 2012

Intel Adds New Desktop and Mobile CPUs to Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge Series

Intel Adds New Desktop and Mobile CPUs to Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge Series

Intel has just refreshed its Ivy Bridge and Sandy Bridge lineups with both desktop and mobile processors. The company also reduced prices for some of its low-end processors.

Wednesday, 5 Sep 2012

Intel to Reveal Details of Next Generation Chips at IDF Next Week

Intel to Reveal Details of Next Generation Chips at IDF Next Week

Chipmaker Intel will be revealing more details of their next generation Core processor at IDF next week. Besides that, we can expect to see more innovative Ultrabook and tablet technologies that aim to change how you work and play in the future.

Monday, 3 Sep 2012

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Details of New Steamroller Microarchitecture Revealed by AMD CTO

Last week, AMD CTO, Mr. Mark Papermaster, delivered a keynote speech at the Hot Chips conference held in Silicon Valley. He detailed the new Steamroller microarchitecture and its key enhancements over the Bulldozer, the incumbent microarchitecture. Read on to discover its promised improvements.

Wednesday, 29 Aug 2012

More Details on Intel 'Valleyview' Atom CPUs Leaked

More Details on Intel 'Valleyview' Atom CPUs Leaked

Intel plans to launch its next generation of Atom processors, which are based on 22nm microarchitecture, as early as Q4 of this year. According to CPU World, these 22nm chips are named 'Silvermont' and are intended to replace Intel's current generation of 32nm 'Clover Trail' chips

Thursday, 23 Aug 2012

More Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Emerge

More Details on Intel's Haswell Architecture Emerge

More details of Intel's upcoming Haswell architecture has emerged, according to CPU World who reported on the package options that we can expect to see on this new generation of processors based on this new architecture.

Tuesday, 21 Aug 2012

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, An Early Microprocessor Engineer, Passed Away Last Week at Age 79

Victor Poor, a pioneer microprocessor engineer, passed away last Friday at age 79, following his battle with pancreatic cancer. His work in Intel lead to the creation of the 8008 and 8088 microprocessor families that became the foundation for Intel's creation of the modern x86 CPU.

Thursday, 26 Jul 2012

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM and TSMC Collaborate on 64-bit ARM CPUs with FinFET Transistors

ARM Holdings and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing (TSMC) have announced their agreement to produce 64-bit ARM chips for use in mobile and enterprise markets that require both high performance and energy efficiency. These chips will feature TSMC's FinFET transistors that promises leakage reduction.

Tuesday, 24 Jul 2012

Intel to Refresh Sandy Bridge-E Lineup with Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition?

Intel to Refresh Sandy Bridge-E Lineup with Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition?

According to DonanimHaber, Intel is preparing to launch its Core i7-3970X Extreme Edition in Q4 in its efforts to refresh its Sandy Bridge-E offerings. This new CPU is expected to replace the current Core i7-3960X. Read on for further details about this new processor.

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