Intel and Altera talking about shacking up again
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Off and on is on

While celebrity chipmakers Intel and Altera have denied that they are getting together, paparazzi are reporting that they have been seen at all the romantic venues gazing into each other's eyes and having serious talks.

Imagination squaring off with ARM
Published in Processors

Nothing but a Big Gorilla

The war of words between Imagination and ARM is starting to become more colourful with the head of Imagination Technologies dubbing his rival a "big gorilla ."

Intel mulls return to supercomputers
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Chipzilla comes a full circle

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that suggests that Chipzilla bigwigs want to get back into supercomputing.


Intel pressured into signing Holy Land Principles
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Will have to be nice to staff

Chipzilla, which happens to be Israel's largest employer and the recipient of shedloads of government cash, has been pressed to start treating its staff under the Holy Land Principles.

Moore amazed law lasted
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Expected to have been dead in ten years

Gordon Moore speaking at an event celebrating 50 years of Moore's Law said he is amazed that it lasted.

Getting the Power back
Published in Processors

IBM takes on Xeon

Biggish blue is upgrading its Power chips so that they can better compete with Intels Haswell-EX Xeon E7 v3 processors.

Top chipmakers in open source MIPS push
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Qualcomm, Intel and Broadcom sign up

Qualcomm Atheros, Lantiq (part of Intel) and Broadcom have joined the Prpl Foundation.

Intel SoFIA Atom x3-C3130 tips up in Chinese tablet
Published in Mobiles

Going cheap, very cheap

Intel officially announced the first batch of SoFIA products earlier this year, promising to deliver them sometime in the second quarter. The first products appear to be trickling out, with no fanfare or hype.

Intel sees growth in Africa
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Dr Chipzilla I presume

Intel has added up the numbers and worked out that the best way to flog its chips is to follow the path of Stanley beat a path through the jungle into Africa.

Meego challenges Intel with its own Atoms
Published in Mobiles

Cheap as chips on the run

MeeGoPad T02 is now out in the market and challenging Intel's Compute Stick with its price of $109.