A revel with a cause
The world and its dog knows that Intel is a spent force but now the word on the autobahn is that it’s likely to break into two bits.
BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset
Kaby Lake will be a better overclocker. At least this is what Intel is telling its partners right now. The successor to Skylake architecture will have two overclocking enhancements the BCLK aware V/F curve and AVX negative ratio offset.
Early 2017 launch
A lot of people have said that Intel’s third generation 14nm CPU might launch in early 2017 and even Intel calls the Kaby Lake a 2017 platform, in typically elliptic Chipzilla talk.
Keen to talk about its 100 other design wins
While the Tame Apple Press has made a big thing about Intel’s winning of a slice of the iPhone modem production, Qualcomm is keen to talk about all the other orders it has won this year.
Five years after buying it
Chipzilla has run out of ideas about what it is going to do with it its security business and is apparently planning to flog it off.
Iron lion Xeon
Intel, which has begun shipping its new Xeon Phi processors targeted at High Performance Computing (HPC) applications, thinks it is going to flog more than 100,000 of them this year.
Noktell alliance on 5G and cloud
Nokia is teaming up with Intel to make its carrier-grade AirFrame Data Center Solution hardware available for an Open Platform Network Functions Virtualization (OPNFV) Lab.
US$1.4 billion at stake
Intel is still contesting the landmark US$1.4 billion antitrust fine from the European Commission, which in May 2009 found it had abused its dominant position in the market for x86 processors.
Exclusive: Hardware VP9, HEVC 10b too
Intel's Kaby Lake-S chips, which will launch as Core i7 and Core i5 in overclocked and non-overclocked versions, will have an updated GPU. They will be HDR capable and a hardware encoder and decoder support for VP9, HEVC 10b codecs.
72-processors ready for AI
Chipzilla has announced that its 72-processor Xeon Phi now boots as a stand-alone, rather than as a coprocessor and can carry out multiprocessing tasks.