Intel set to buy Altera
Published in News

Shares surge

Shares in Chipzilla have surged after the news leaked that it is trying to buy fellow chipmaker Altera for a cool $10 billion.

Are Intel and Microsoft crippling stick PCs?
Published in News

Opinion: New form factor lacks support

Intel recently announced its first stick PC, but at the same time the chipmaker and Microsoft aren’t doing much to promote the new form factor. In fact, it seems like they don’t want stick PCs around. 

Futuremark releases 3DMark update with API Overhead feature-set
Published in Graphics

For measuring difference between DX11, DX12 and Mantle APIs

Futuremark has released a new 3DMark update with the new API Overhead feature test, meant to measure the difference in DirectX 11, DirectX 12 and Mantle API performance.

Micron and Intel ship 256Gb 3D NAND
Published in Memory

Toshiba and SanDisk start sampling 48-layer 128Gb chips

Micron and Intel have announced the availability of 256Gb NAND, the world’s highest density flash memory, but Toshiba is hot on their heels. 

Intel could challenge Nvidia on GPUs
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Set my people Phi

Intel has released details of its next -generation Xeon Phi processor and it is starting to look like Chipzilla is gunning for a chunk of Nvidia's GPU market.

Nvidia reportedly spreading orders between TSMC and Samsung
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And may give some foundry business to Intel come 2017

Chipmaker Nvidia has reportedly moved some of its orders from its long-time partner TSMC to Samsung. 

Intel's Israel boss quits
Published in News

33 years at the helm

Intel Israel president, who oversaw many of Chipzilla's significant breakthroughs,  Molly Eden announced he is leaving the company after 33 years of service.

Intel Desktop Broadwell leaks
Published in Processors

The LGA1150 socket in Q2 15

Hacks working for the Chinese VR Zone  have found evidence that Intel will only be launching two Broadwell desktop processors in Q2 2015.

Intel Compute Stick comes with Skylake-Y
Published in Mobiles

As well as Broadwell and Atoms

Intel recently showcased its Compute Stick, and this marks the emergence of a new niche for chipmaker. As you can imagine, it's a proper PC, but it's roughly the size of a Cromecast HDMI stick. 

Intel could be the Lazerus of the Mobile market
Published in Mobiles

It might be back from the dead this time

Chipzilla has launched its latest campaign to get back into the mobile market, and this time it might just get away with it.