Xiaomi's own chip is a bit lack luster
Published in Processors

Meri not so joyful

There have been hints that Xiaomi was about to create its own chip, but now there appears to be evidence in the form of another leak about the Xiaomi Mi Note phablet

NXP wants to sell itself to Qualcomm
Published in News

$30 billion deal

NXP Semiconductors is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion.

AMD Socket AM4 and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together
Published in Motherboards

Paparazzi leak

Paparazzi have managed to get their zoom lenses focused on the AMD AM4 Socket and Bristol Ridge chip snapped together for the first time.

AMD ships Bristol Ridge to PC makers
Published in Processors

Four Excavator x86 CPU cores

AMD has announced that its 7th-generation A-Series Bristol Ridge microprocessors are shipping to PC makers.

IBM shows off Power9
Published in Processors
26 August 2016

IBM shows off Power9

14nm FinFET technology

The ever shrinking Biggish Blue has showed off details of its new Power 9 technology at the Hot Chips conference.

Qualcomm settles sex discrimination case before it gets to court
Published in News

$20 million because its reigning men

Qualcomm has written a $20 million cheque to make a gender discrimination case go away.

TSMC wants Chinese off Taiwanese boards
Published in Processors

Chang worried about Intellectual Property theft

While Taiwan should welcome Chinese investors into the island's protected chip sector, they should not be allowed to become directors so that prized intellectual property is not nicked, claims TSMC.

ARM announces 10nm chip
Published in Processors

Artemis on board

ARM's colaboration with TSMC has finally born some fruit with the tapeout of a 10nm test chip to show off the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process.

Qualcomm buries the hatchet with LG
Published in Processors

LG agrees to pay more for its chips

Qualcomm has buried the hatchet with LG after the smartphone vendor agreed to pay more for its chips.

Galaxy Note 6 gets the Snapdragon 823
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm’s Unreleased most powerful chip

The Galaxy Note 6 will feature Qualcomm's most powerful mobile chip — the so-far unseen Snapdragon 823.