Intel’s Denverton has 16 next-generation CPU cores
Published in Processors


Arm wrestling


Intel has been talking about its plans for low-power, highly integrated system-on-a-chip designs aimed at the server market for years now, it even released Avoton which was not bad but did not really go far. Now it looks like the second generation is getting close to release.

ARM chips no help to AMD
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 October 2015 13:19

ARM chips no help to AMD


Not doing as well as expected

Buried in the AMD results was a note which seemed to hint that AMD's plan to flog ARM based server chips was not going very well.

Apple faces costly damages bill after nicking chip designs
Published in Processors


Insistance that it invented everything could cost billions

Fruity cargo cult Apple hoped to save a bundle by creating its own version of the ARM chip for its over-priced shiny toys the iPhone and the iPad. But it might have ended up costing it  more than a billion.

Linux PC for $9
Published in News
Tuesday, 29 September 2015 10:11

Linux PC for $9


Chip PC thin client

The Chip PC was crowdfunded through a Kickstarter campaign that raised more than $2 million, many times the $50,000 goal that the computer's developers wanted.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:25

Intel lays off staff at Wind River


Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

VIA releases new ARM base board
Published in Motherboards
Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:23

VIA releases new ARM base board


First 70 x 70mm Qseven 2.0

VIA has taken the wrapping off its first ARM based computer-on-module (COM) which is dubbed the "QSM-8Q60."

SoCs made more reliable
Published in Processors
Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:57

SoCs made more reliable


On-Chip error correction is the way forward

UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.

ARM gets open saucy with mbed
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 09 September 2015 12:26

ARM gets open saucy with mbed


mbed with me dinner

Fabless chipmaker ARM has released some of the source code for its operating system for the Internet of Things.

Phytium 64-core ARM chip announced
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 09:44

Phytium 64-core ARM chip announced


Excellent Spec CPU2006 scores 

Fudzilla has confirmed the existence of Qualcomm's 64-core based processors in the past and now a Chinese startup, Phytium has some plans to get them into the shops. 

ARM being dragged down by Apple
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 22 July 2015 13:16

ARM being dragged down by Apple


Too close for shareholders

Investors in ARM are deeply worried about its close relationship to the fruity cargo cult Apple.