Intel new graphics is codenamed Xe
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 12 December 2018 15:04

Intel new graphics is codenamed Xe


From Teraflops to Petaflops

Intel organized an architecture day on late Robert Noyce’s estate, a founder of Fairchild Semiconductor and Intel, a 22 million USD estate where Intel used to have its board meeting. At this symbolic landmark, Intel’s Raja Koduri, Jim Keller, Murthy as well as dozen other engineers gave the press an overview in 10nm, future GPUs, FPGAs and server products.

Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 11 December 2018 12:20

Microsoft snubs Intel on Hololens


Qualcomm's 'Always Connected' Snapdragon 850 SoC gets the nod

Software king of the world Microsoft has decided not to use Intel chips in its second generation HoloLens mixed reality headset.

Intel might have 7nm quicker than expected
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 07 December 2018 12:21

Intel might have 7nm quicker than expected


10nm will be Chipzilla's bridging tech

Chipzilla’s much delayed and underused 10nm process might end up being a holding technology for a more successful 7nm process which will arrive quicker than expected.

New Sceptre version haunts chips
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 11:58

New Sceptre version haunts chips


SplitSpectre discovered by IBM

Three academics from Northeastern University and three researchers from IBM Research have discovered a new variation of the Spectre CPU vulnerability.

Intel talks up its GPU plans
Published in Graphics
Monday, 03 December 2018 10:41

Intel talks up its GPU plans


Larabee may half not bee, but Intel still wants something to be

Intel has been talking about its cunning plan to enter the discrete GPU market, after deciding its much hyped and quickly forgotten Larabee project should not include bee after it was stung by a hive of bee puns.

Aussie boffins might have propped up Moore's Law
Published in PC Hardware


Metal-based field emission air channel transistors on the sheep dip

Boffins at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, have come up with a metal-based field emission air channel transistor (ACT) which they think could maintain transistor doubling for another 20 years.

Intel sues former engineer claiming he nicked its tech
Published in News


Claims former Vice President was going to pass 3D XPoint memory details to Micron

Chipzilla has sued a former hardware engineer and VP 3D XPoint memory claiming that he nicked confidential chip blueprints to pass 3D XPoint memory details to Micron.

3DMark for DirectX Raytracing comes in January 2019
Published in Graphics


3DMark Port Royal

UL Benchmarks has announced that its newest benchmark for ray tracing will be coming in January 2019, dubbed 3DMark Port Royal.

Global semiconductor industry growing
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 30 November 2018 12:33

Global semiconductor industry growing


Worth $129.8 billion

Beancounters at IHS Markit have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and worked out that the global semiconductor industry revenue grew 7.4 percent sequentially in the third quarter of 2018, reaching a record $129.8 billion.

TSMC could be about to replace Intel
Published in PC Hardware
Thursday, 29 November 2018 12:46

TSMC could be about to replace Intel


Bloomberg’s thinks Chipzilla will go the way of the dinosaurs

The days of Intel dominating chipmaking is now under threat from a company many Americans have never heard of – TSMC.