Chip wires perform better when gift wrapped
Published in Processors


Stanford University finding

Boffins at Stanford University have found that the wires in a chip perform 30 percent better when they are wrapped in graphene.

Stanford builds water based processor
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 09 June 2015 15:44

Stanford builds water based processor


No liquidity problem

A team of Standford researches have been up on the roof during a lightning storm too many times and have emerged with a computer which powers the processor with water .

Intel talks up Broadwell H improvements
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 June 2015 12:21

Intel talks up Broadwell H improvements


Better graphics and video apparently

Chipzilla opened Computex in Taipei today talking up its new augmented Broadwell H range.

Wooden Chips could be the next big thing
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 27 May 2015 12:42

Wooden Chips could be the next big thing


Wood chip on the wall

U.S. and Chinese boffins have come up with wooden semiconductor chips which have the advantage of being biodegradable and a lot cheaper than conventional semiconductors.

Intel downgrades Kittson
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 April 2015 14:17

Intel downgrades Kittson


Itanium chugs on and but it will be overweight

Chipzilla has been making mutterings about its much neglected Itanium product, which seem to indicate that it will be downgraded to an elderly process

Qualcomm chip business worthless
Published in Processors
Monday, 13 April 2015 13:44

Qualcomm chip business worthless


Spin it off warns sctivist investor

Qualcomm has been told to spin-off its "worthless" chip unit away from its patent-licensing business in order to boost sliding stock prices.

Friday, 15 June 2012 13:02

US Cert warns about 64-bit attacks

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Problems with Intel CPUs

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 15:27

MediaTek expects smartphone chips to be hot

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Ignoring the slowing global economy

Wednesday, 13 June 2012 11:38

Faster 17W Ultra Ivy Bridge possible in Q4

Core i7, Core i5 and Celeron

Thursday, 29 September 2011 11:59

Samsung predicts slowdown for the chip industry

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Slow growth all next year