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.

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 16 July 2015 12:44

Suse prepares for 64-bit Arm servers


Expanding hardware programme


Suse wants to speed the development of server systems based on 64-bit ARM processors.

AMD eyes China
Published in News
Monday, 29 June 2015 10:47

AMD eyes China


Might save its bacon

Fabless chipmaker AMD is hoping that it might be able to push into China.