Toshiba  comes up with single-chip wireless power receiver
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Can operate at 15 watts

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TEAC) has come up with what it claims is the first single-chip wireless power receiver that can operate at 15 watts and is compliant with the wireless charging Qi v1.2, standard.

Beginning of a new Chip giant
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 17 November 2015 10:17

Beginning of a new Chip giant


Tsinghua Unigroup's glorious five year plan

Move over Qualcomm there is a new chip giant in town and it will be number three in five years.

Intel tweaks its Atoms
Published in Processors
Friday, 06 November 2015 09:39

Intel tweaks its Atoms


Nothing nuclear


Chipmaker Intel has made a small update to its low-power Atom chip lineup.

Foundry market growing
Published in Processors
Monday, 12 October 2015 13:12

Foundry market growing


Six percent growth in a flat market


The overall semiconductor market is going to be flat or slightly down this year, but the foundry market is forecast to grow 6.1 per cent.

Samsung slashes chip spending
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Thursday, 24 September 2015 11:37

Samsung slashes chip spending


20 per cent cut

Samsung plans to cut investment in semiconductors by up to 20 percent next year to prevent further price falls.

SoCs made more reliable
Published in Processors
Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:57

SoCs made more reliable


On-Chip error correction is the way forward

UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.

AMD expands FM2+ chip lineup
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Thursday, 10 September 2015 12:35

AMD expands FM2+ chip lineup


Three new parts


AMD will expand its socket FM2+ chip lineup with three new parts – the A10-7890K and A8-7690K APUs, and the Athlon X4 880K CPU.

Oracle shows off SPARC details
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 25 August 2015 11:56

Oracle shows off SPARC details


Sonoma ready for the big time

Oracle has been sharing a few details about its SPARC processor code-named Sonoma. Sonoma is not a sleeping Italian mama at all but a place where Americans grow wine that Europeans will not touch.

AMD adds new processor to Godavari line
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Tuesday, 21 July 2015 15:11

AMD adds new processor to Godavari line


A8-7670K is now with us

AMD has added the A8-7670K to its Godavari APU lineup which has four Steamroller CPU cores clocked at 3.6GHz.

Nintendo signs up for AMD in latest model
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Now AMD has the full set

The last of the console makers is ready to sign up to AMD chips, according to the latest rumour