Micron makes surprise loss
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 23 December 2015 10:05

Micron makes surprise loss


Suddenly it became like everone else

While the bottom had dropped out of the PC market, Micron had been managing to do quite well.  Today though it suprised observers by forcasting a surprise loss for the second quarter.

ARM getting attention from server makers
Published in Processors
Friday, 18 December 2015 12:03

ARM getting attention from server makers


Five sign up

More than five computer makers have announced that they are going to use servers with ARM processors.

AMD lays on the open sauce
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 16 December 2015 13:04

AMD lays on the open sauce


Goes well with chips

AMD and is now RTG (Radeon Technologies Group) are involved in a major push to open source GPU resources.

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM
Published in Processors
Thursday, 26 November 2015 13:14

More Chinese chipmakers go for ARM


All thanks to government cash

ZTE has received a pile of cash from the Chinese government to speed up the development of its own application processors based around ARM designs.

UMC expects chip shipping fall
Published in Processors
Thursday, 29 October 2015 12:38

UMC expects chip shipping fall


Falling capacity

Foundry UMC is expecting its shipments to fall by five percent in the fourth quarter of 2015, as a result of ongoing inventory adjustments within the industry supply chain.

TSMC says no to chip growth
Published in Processors
Friday, 16 October 2015 12:05

TSMC says no to chip growth


Life gets more disappointing


Chipmaker TSMC says that chip growth this year will be nothing.

More poor results from AMD
Published in News
Friday, 16 October 2015 09:59

More poor results from AMD


Has to flog plant 

AMD's woes are deepening as its profits continue to fall and it lacks any high tech product to pull its nadgers out of the fire.

Chinese government might buy SanDisk and Toshiba
Published in Memory


All your NAND flash are belong to us

SanDisk and Toshiba, which jointly develop NAND flash technology, are being targeted for acquisition by China's state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup.

Samsung copies Apple's poor results
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 30 July 2015 12:50

Samsung copies Apple's poor results


Smartphone slide continues 

Samsung had a downbeat outlook for the second half of the year as smartphone market growth slows. 

Intel divides to rule
Published in News
Wednesday, 29 July 2015 13:45

Intel divides to rule


Sets PC targets in six areas

Chipzilla is trying to boost promotion of its desktop CPU platforms by dividing the market into six pieces.