Toshiba might delay flash sale
Published in News
Thursday, 16 February 2017 12:28

Toshiba might delay flash sale


Bidders having various thoughts


Toshiba may delay the sale of its flash memory chip unit after the conglomerate said it would consider selling most, even all, of the marquee business, a person with direct knowledge of the matter said.

FTC certain to get cold feet on Apple complaint
Published in Processors


Jobs’ Mob must go to court

It is starting to look like the FTC’s much publicised legal case against Qualcomm at the insistence of Apple is not going to go anywhere.

Qualcomm cleans Apple’s clock
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 03 January 2017 14:02

Qualcomm cleans Apple’s clock


A leaked TuTu benchmark shows Qualcomm’s superiority

A new AnTuTu benchmark for Snapdragon 835 has been leaked online ahead of Qualcomm's announcement at CES 2017.

Samsung plans to spin off foundry business
Published in News
Monday, 12 December 2016 12:07

Samsung plans to spin off foundry business


Restructuring 

Samsung seems likely to spin off its foundry business as part of a restructuring programme.

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 02 November 2016 12:57

Intel set to take on Qualcomm in car wars


Empire Strikes Back

Although Chipzilla is not big in the car industry at the moment and Qualcomm, with its NXP takeover, is king – it appears that there is a war brewing between the pair.

Students come up with more intelligent chips
Published in Processors


Can localise faults and report problems

A team of  Estonian students at the Tallinn University of Technology have created an innovative digital computer chip that can localise all of its faults and inform the system using the chip when something goes wrong.

Xiaomi's own chip is a bit lack luster
Published in Processors
Monday, 17 October 2016 14:06

Xiaomi's own chip is a bit lack luster


Meri not so joyful

There have been hints that Xiaomi was about to create its own chip, but now there appears to be evidence in the form of another leak about the Xiaomi Mi Note phablet

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
Published in News
Friday, 30 September 2016 12:08

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm


$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

AMD Socket AM4 and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together
Published in Motherboards


Paparazzi leak

Paparazzi have managed to get their zoom lenses focused on the AMD AM4 Socket and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together for the first time.

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 06 September 2016 13:28

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers


Four Excavator x86 CPU cores

AMD has announced that its 7th-generation A-Series Bristol Ridge microprocessors are shipping to PC makers.