Microsoft buys Havoc from Intel
Published in Games

Game expansion coming

Software giant Microsoft has bought Intel's video game engine company Havoc as what is being seen as a development of its games empire.

Cannonlake moves Intel from quad-core
Published in Processors

Intel engineer spills the beans

Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.

LG releases slim laptops
Published in Notebooks
29 September 2015

LG releases slim laptops

LG Gram

LG Electronics USA has released a line of premium lightweight laptops in the Land of the Free to show off Intel and Microsoft's latest products.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors

Embedded chips software downsized

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

Intel slowed PC sales to increase Skylake's price
Published in Processors

Things Chipzilla can do while AMD naps

Chipzilla might have caused slow PC sales at the beginning of the year to boost the price of its Skylake chips later.

Intel roadmap for Xeons leaked
Published in Processors

Movement on the server front over the next two quarters

While the focus has been on Intel's Skylake it appears that Chipzilla has not forgotten its server products.

Intel admits that skipping Broadwell was a mistake
Published in Processors

We might have harmed desktop demand

Chipzilla has admitted that by skipping Broadwell for the desktop, it may have harmed desktop chip demand.

Broadwell unwell?
Published in Processors
11 September 2015

Broadwell unwell?

It is like waiting for Godot

The last month has all been about Intel's Skylake, but one thing that we have noticed is that Skylake's desktop predecessor, Broadwell has vanished.

Intel pounces on better bandwidth router chips
Published in News

Puma 7 lands on its paws

Intel has released its new Puma 7 DOCSIS 3.1 chip and while router chips are normally a bit of a yawn this one could lead to multi-gigabit cable modems.

Microsoft interested in acquiring AMD
Published in Graphics

Exclusive: Talks taking place

Our industry sources claim that Microsoft is seriously talking to AMD about buying the chipmaker. The pair have been in talks for a while, but we are unsure if the deal is happening or when something will be announced.