Intel talks about getting back to Moore's Law
Published in Processors


Back to advancing every two years

Chipzilla has been explaining how it hopes to claw back the missing six months which it lost in chip development and return to Moore’s Law increases of every two years.

AMD might call Zen chips "Zeppelin"
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Nothing to suggest that Zen will crash and burn

Leaks are starting to emerge about an AMD Zen part which has the unfortunate name of Zeppelin.

Intel works with Chinese on servers
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Tackling fears of spy technology

Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.

Intel releases security on a chip features
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Stop tricky emails

Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.

Polaris GPUs are shipping
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Sooner than expected

While AMD recently announced its fourth generation GCN architecture, known as Polaris, at the CES 2016, it was keeping quiet on a launch date.

TSMC buys more gear
Published in Processors
23 December 2015

TSMC buys more gear


Expansion in the works

TSMC appears to be planning another huge chip exansion and written cheques to the value of $700 million on semiconductor capital equipment in recent weeks.

Toshiba confirms it is thinking of chip split
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Is it really worth it?

Troubled Japanise outfit Toshiba is considering splitting off part of its chip business in a bid to help it raise the cash it lost on its accounting scandal.

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
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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
06 November 2015

Intel tweaks its Atoms


Nothing nuclear


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