FinFETs and SOI working in different environments
Soitec's CEO and board chairman has raised an eyebrow or two when he said that the iPhone 6s has multiple RF chips built on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) substrates and that Intel and IBM are using the tech for their silicon photonics push.
Review: 14nm Atoms hit sweet-spot for tiny boxes
Intel's new Cherry Trail Atoms are poised to revamp a few of market segments, namely 2-in-1s, tablets, and cheap mini PCs. So how does the new 14nm silicon compare to good old Bay Trail?
Testing outfit gets top contract
Testing company Averna has been selected to test Intel's DOCSIS 3.1 chipset.
Better than being the new Apple
Samsung is not doing that well in smartphones. To be fair, no one is, but Samsung has the ability to become something much more interesting – it could replace AMD as Intel's rival.
They don't work on AMD platforms of course
AMD has started selling Radeon DDR4 memory modules which only work on Intel Z170 chipsets and derivatives.
Game expansion coming
Software giant Microsoft has bought Intel's video game engine company Havoc as what is being seen as a development of its games empire.
Intel engineer spills the beans
Intel's next-generation Cannonlake consumer-targeted processors could be the chip to leap from quad-core designs for the great unwashed.
LG Electronics USA has released a line of premium lightweight laptops in the Land of the Free to show off Intel and Microsoft's latest products.
Embedded chips software downsized
Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.