Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
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Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

Intel targets Nvidia with  Nervana
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Smells like Nervana but never mind

Chipzilla does not appear to be letting Nvidia take the AI market with its GPU based AI chips.

AMD Ryzen 5 APU spotted in HP Envy x360 notebook
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Quad-core CPU with Radeon Vega M graphics

According to a leak coming directly from HP's datasheet, AMD Zen-based APUs are just around the corner with Ryzen 5 2500U APU that comes with a quad-core CPU part and Radeon Vega M graphics.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 636 SoC
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Support for FHD+ displays and Quick Charge 4

At its 4G/5G Summit, currently held in Hong Kong, Qualcomm also unveiled its newest Snapdragon 636 SoC, a mid-range chipset with octa-core Kryo 260 CPU part, Adreno 509 GPU, support for FHD+ displays, X12 LTE modem and Quick Charge 4.

Intel might have a tough 8th generation Core sell
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Users can’t spot the difference

While Intel fanboys can tell you in detail about how cool Intel’s eighth generation chips are, analysts are noting that Chipzilla might have a tough time selling the difference.