Intel denies exiting the wearables market
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 22 November 2016 14:42

Intel denies exiting the wearables market


Appears to admit downsizing

Chipzilla has denied rumours that it is exiting the wearables market – even if it appears to have just started announcing layoffs in the department.

Huaxintong Semiconductor to build ARM-based server silicon
Published in Processors


Could challenge Intel

A joint venture between Qualcomm and China's Guizhou Province is to build ARM-based server silicon by licensing the ARMv-8-A architecture and generally being a pain in the bottom line for Intel.

Intel 9th generation Core processors slides leaked
Published in Processors


Coffee Lake might bring six cores to mainstream


Chinese tech site BenchLife.info has got its paws on some slides which show details of Intel's 9th generation Core processors.

Most people don’t protect electronic gadgets
Published in News


Intel survey reveals 42 percent of consumers take proper security measures


Intel Security announced its second annual McAfee Most Hackable Holiday Gifts list which identifies the riskiest products on the market this Christmas.

Apple crippled Qualcomm modem to make it work like Intel’s
Published in Mobiles


Can’t have some working better than others


Apple has solved the performance gap between the Intel and Qualcomm modems on the iPhone 7 by disabling some of the Qualcomm X12 modem features so that it performs similarly to the Intel version.

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm
Published in Mobiles
Sunday, 20 November 2016 14:08

Qualcomm leads mobile industry to 10nm


CPUs and GPUs are on 14/16 nm

Keith Kressin, a Qualcomm senior vice president, product management, reminded us how the world changed in the last ten years and that the mobile industry leads the transition to smaller manufacturing nodess. With Snapdragon 835 being the first 10nm, the mobile SoC with Qualcomm on helm takes the lead beating CPU and GPU industry to a new manufacturing node.

Snapdragon 835 is a 10nm slap in Intel’s face
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 17 November 2016 15:27

Snapdragon 835 is a 10nm slap in Intel’s face


World’s first 10nm SoC is a big deal

Kaby Lake, the third generation 14nm was launched in 2016 and it looks like Cannon Lake 10nm Intel CPU might only launch in late 2017. But it is fairly certain that the Snapdragon 835 mobile SoC is going to ship in the first half of 2017.

Intel invests $250 million in self-driving cars
Published in News
Thursday, 17 November 2016 12:04

Intel invests $250 million in self-driving cars


Automotive on the cusp of change


Intel CEO Brian Krzanich told the assorted throngs at the LA Auto Show's AutoMobility conference that Chipzilla will invest $250 million over the next two years to make fully autonomous driving a reality.

AMD readies Zen’s server software
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 15 November 2016 14:26

AMD readies Zen’s server software


ROCm writes and compile parallel programs

AMD has released the latest version of its ROCm software tools which make it easier to write and compile parallel programs for its new Zen GPUs and CPUs.

Intel seems to be going for overclockers
Published in Processors
Monday, 14 November 2016 11:44

Intel seems to be going for overclockers


Hardly mainstream


One of the things that we are noticing is that all the leaks and other information coming out of Chipzilla, suggests that the outfit is getting excited about the overclocking market.