Nvidia wins patent round against rival chipmakers
Published in News


Early days yet

Nvidia is claiming a victory in its patent case against Samsung and Qualcomm in the US after an International Trade Commission has returned a pretrial claim construction ruling that it claims favours the outfit.

Intel forced to buy Altera
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Or Wall Street will kick it to death

While there are some that do not believe that Intel will have to press ahead with its rumoured buy out of rival Altera, there are signs that it might not have a choice.

Guardian of the Galaxy makes killing
Published in Mobiles


Samsung laughing all the way to the bank

While Samsung saw its January-March earnings slip for the sixth straight quarter, investors are expecting a rebound this year on healthy chip sales and high hopes for its Galaxy smartphones.

Gigabyte Server releases ARM motherboard/SOC
Published in Motherboards


Server on a chip

Gigabyte's server arm has come out with a couple of 'Server on a Chip' solutions based around ARM chips..

TSMC faces weak smartphone chip demand
Published in Processors


Blame the almighty dollar

The share value of Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing is falling faster than a team of free fall parachuting elephants who have forgotten to pack the key ingredient of their act.

Intel could challenge Nvidia on GPUs
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Set my people Phi

Intel has released details of its next -generation Xeon Phi processor and it is starting to look like Chipzilla is gunning for a chunk of Nvidia's GPU market.

AMD shows off facial recognition search
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Organise your video collection

AMD has developed facial recognition technology to enable users to organize and search video clips based on the people featured in them.

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Stole trade secrets, went to work for AMD

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Lithography systems maker to advance chip making by two years

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Ignoring the slowing global economy