Spends $27 million on it
Chipzilla has just bought shedloads of 5G software, despite closing down its own 5G modem business.
Denies rumours it is walking straight to 7nm
Chipzilla has growled at rumours that it is planning to ditch the 10nm production process for its desktop CPUs and was instead set to jump straight from the 14nm+++ lineup into 7nm desktop processors.
Ampere on life support?
The recent success of AMD’s 7nm 64 core Rome powerhouse is very bad news for ARM's server efforts. Over time, Calxeda and many others failed, and Cavium by Marvell and Ampere don’t seem to be better either. AMD is just jeopardizing last chances for all existing ARM players to make any meaningful footprint on the data center and server market.
AMD and Intel collaboration seems so young
Chipzilla is getting rid of its Kaby Lake G – the unlikely chip which crossed a 7th-gen Kaby Lake CPU with a unique AMD Radeon RX Vega GPU.
Vodafone and Intel's open access radio tech
Vodafone is testing an open-access radio technology in Britain in a move that could break the grip of Huawei, Ericsson and Nokia.
Forget about AMD for a moment
Chipzilla boffins have published a paper suggesting a new kind of CPU memory to block side-channel attacks like Meltdown and Spectre.
13.5-inch with Intel or 15-inch with AMD
Microsoft has now officially revealed all the juicy details regarding its new Surface Laptop 3 lineup, including the choice of two Intel CPUs for the 13.5-inch version, and two custom AMD APUs for the 15-inch version.
Better connectivity, and "all-day battery"
In addition to the Microsoft SQ1-powered Surface Pro X, Microsoft unveiled the 7th generation of its Surface Pro 2-in-1, giving it a much-needed hardware update, better connectivity, and all-day battery life.
After updating Core-X
Intel has updated its Core-X lineup basing it on the Cascade Lake series of processors and has halved the price of its older top-of-the-line Core i9 processors.