AMD’s Raja Koduri joins Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 23:31

AMD’s Raja Koduri joins Intel


Didn't take him that long after his sabbatical, did it?

Yes, Koduri has been seduced by the Great Satan of Chips and a normal press release has emerged from Chipzilla that doesn’t mention Koduri’s former dislike of the company.

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:30

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code


Closed source variation of the open-source MINIX 3

Security experts have been looking at some code on Intel chips which can change your computer's fundamental settings.

China might stall Broadcom and Qualcomm merger talks
Published in Processors


Might prevent its own chip moves


A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.

Intel announces it will use Vega for notebooks
Published in Graphics


Fudzilla told you so in May 2017

Back in May, Fudzilla wrote about the fact Intel will work with AMD on graphics and guess what? We were right.

Qualcomm sues Apple again
Published in Processors
Friday, 03 November 2017 11:14

Qualcomm sues Apple again


Claims it helped Intel


Qualcomm has sued Apple claiming that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel for making broadband modems.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
Published in Mobiles


Licensing still on

There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.

AMD stock price wobbles after downgrade
Published in News
Monday, 30 October 2017 16:57

AMD stock price wobbles after downgrade


Morgan Stanley dishes the dirt

Analysts at Morgan Stanley think that the stock price of AMD is too high and have issued a warning that it could fall as far as $8 per share.

Purism switches off despised Intel management engine
Published in Processors


A market for laptops protected from potential spying

San Francisco outfit Purism announced it is offering a range of notebooks with the despised Intel Management Engine disabled.

Intel flattens inside the box
Published in News
Friday, 27 October 2017 16:25

Intel flattens inside the box


Spins things a different way

Chip giant Intel always looks on the bright side. Or, to put it another way, it spins the news to pretend things are better than they actually are.

Qualcomm snaps up chief branding lady from Intel
Published in Processors


Penny Baldwin is the new CMO

Qualcomm announced late last week that it hired Penny Baldwin to join it as the senior vice president and chief marketing officer (CMO). Penny’s last job was the VP, General Manager, Global Brand Management, Partner and New Technology Group Marketing at Intel.