IBM shows off Power9
Published in Processors
26 August 2016

IBM shows off Power9


14nm FinFET technology

The ever shrinking Biggish Blue has showed off details of its new Power 9 technology at the Hot Chips conference.

Qualcomm settles sex discrimination case before it gets to court
Published in News


$20 million because its reigning men

Qualcomm has written a $20 million cheque to make a gender discrimination case go away.

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors


Chang worried about Intellectual Property theft

While Taiwan should welcome Chinese investors into the island's protected chip sector, they should not be allowed to become directors so that prized intellectual property is not nicked, claims TSMC.

ARM announces 10nm chip
Published in Processors


Artemis on board

ARM's colaboration with TSMC has finally born some fruit with the tapeout of a 10nm test chip to show off the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process.

Qualcomm buries the hatchet with LG
Published in Processors


LG agrees to pay more for its chips

Qualcomm has buried the hatchet with LG after the smartphone vendor agreed to pay more for its chips.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
Published in Mobiles


Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.

Apple set to buy Imagination
Published in News


Apparently it has a shortage

The Dark Satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that claims the Fruity Cargo Cult Apple is about to write a cheque for the British chip design company Imagination Technologies.

Intel talks about getting back to Moore's Law
Published in Processors


Back to advancing every two years

Chipzilla has been explaining how it hopes to claw back the missing six months which it lost in chip development and return to Moore’s Law increases of every two years.

AMD might call Zen chips "Zeppelin"
Published in Processors


Nothing to suggest that Zen will crash and burn

Leaks are starting to emerge about an AMD Zen part which has the unfortunate name of Zeppelin.

Intel works with Chinese on servers
Published in Processors


Tackling fears of spy technology

Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.