French build their own exaflop supercomputer
Published in News


Ready by 2020

The French Alternative Energies and Atomic Energy Commission has written a cheque to the Atos to build a supercomputer it hopes will reach exaflop levels of performance by 2020.

Samsung grabbing Intel’s coat-tails
Published in Processors


Market share gap closing

Samsung is closing in on Intel in the semiconductor sector as its market share increased by 0.9 percent when compared to a year earlier.

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines
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Could be used by 2018

Extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is working and could be used in Moore Law saving high-volume chip manufacturing as early as 2018.

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.

HP jumps on the Virtual Reality bandwagon
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Starting at $4,363

HP has released a virtual reality PC range which costs an arm and a leg.

Asus releases VivoStick
Published in Notebooks


At least in Japan

Six months after showing us its Windows computer-on-a-stick, Asus is finally selling its VivoStick – at least to the Japanese.

HP gets "the world’s thinnest" title
Published in Notebooks


Sorry Apple you are far too fat

HP has proved that anyone can make a thin notebook by launching its ultra-thin Spectre laptop.

Intel loses two Senior VPs, the General Managers of IoT and PC groups
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Doug Davis and Kirk Skaugen


We just reported that Aisha Evans, Intel's corporate vice president and general manager of the Communications and Devices Group, is leaving the company. Now, it seems that two other highly-ranked Senior Vice Presidents are leaving as well.

Intel mobile chip boss gives up
Published in Mobiles


Only took a year

The woman who was supposed to be behind Intel’s mobile chip boost has given up on the job after only a year.

Intel flags Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition
Published in Processors


14nm 'Broadwell-E chip spotted 

Details of Intel's Core i7-6950X Processor Extreme Edition processor have appeared on the change-log for its latest Management Engine software on its support site.