Packed full of open source goodness
The BBC has shown the final design of its Micro Bit educationally-targeted microcontroller.
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.
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 .
Better graphics and video apparently
Chipzilla opened Computex in Taipei today talking up its new augmented Broadwell H range.
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.
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
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.
Problems with Intel CPUs
Ignoring the slowing global economy
Core i7, Core i5 and Celeron