Synopsys releases AI core design
Synopsys, a company that licenses software and intellectual property to the biggest names in chip making, showed off a new image-processor core which it thinks could be the future.
IBM shows off integrated Photonics chip
Biggish Blue has been showing off what it claims to be the world's first fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip.
Cheap as Chip
A US outfit called Next Thing is offering a $9 development board for its Chip project which is currently seeking crowd funding..
Dr Chipzilla I presume
Intel has added up the numbers and worked out that the best way to flog its chips is to follow the path of Stanley beat a path through the jungle into Africa.
Memristors are better than silicon
Memristor could be the best chance to build chips which mimic the human brain. Not everyone's brain of course. There is no point mimicking the brain of someone who thinks that a Smartwatch is a pretty need idea, but rather the brain of someone who is a little more clever.
IBM has Quantum breakthrough
IBM has revealed a new quantum chip which may or may not exist.
Students design chips instead of just living off them
The University of Westminster's Marylebone campus has opened a high tech fabrication lab in central London.
The largest manufacturers of the machinery used to make semiconductors, Applied Materials and Tokyo Electron of Japan, have dumped a merger plans.
Helping to sell gear to West
US chipmaker Qualcomm is trying to establish ties with Chinese smartphone makers to help them launch their products abroad.