Qualcomm announces AI datacenter Cloud AI 100 SoC
Published in AI


Series of products in 2020

Last week Qualcomm announced a Cloud AI 100 data accelerator targeting future AI loads in big data centers. Facebook and Microsoft seem to be interested as they presented  at the Qualcomm AI events in San Francisco.

Xilinx had a record quarter
Published in AI
Friday, 01 February 2019 09:45

Xilinx had a record quarter


Things to get better

Xilinx is a company that makes great products and technology but in the past didn’t manage to penetrate the mainstream IT media’s due to the complexity of its products. That is all changing now, the company with its Datacenter, AI, 5G and Automotive aspirations managed to grab a lot of attention and score 34 percent year on year growth.

Intel with 14nm still kicking industry’s butt
Published in PC Hardware


Financial community got it wrong

After Intel announced that it had to delay its 10nm production to 2019,  financial analysts around the world reacted with negative stock comments and valuation. Most of them got things wrong. Intel with its $17 billion highest ever revenue showed magnificent growth in the data center and it made that $17 billion without 10nm.

AMD has great quarter but margins low
Published in PC Hardware
Sunday, 29 July 2018 09:02

AMD has great quarter but margins low


No notebooks and slim EPYC

AMD got mostly positive comments on its financial performance in Q2 18, and it did a great job having the highest quarter in five years. The logic behind this data is that AMD had more than five years of very weak product portfolio to sell especially in desktop/data center and since early 2017 they finally have Ryzen on desktop and EPYC on the data center side.  

Xilinx acquired DeePhi Tech for AI and ML
Published in AI
Wednesday, 18 July 2018 12:35

Xilinx acquired DeePhi Tech for AI and ML


Accelerate data center and intelligent edge

Xilinx is getting big on intelligence and adaptive computing and the company just announced that it acquired DeePhi Technology Co., Ltd (DeePhi Tech) company specializes in machine learning, deep compression pruning, and system-level optimization for neural networks. Let’s just sum this up and say that it is good at AI and ML.

COO Diane Bryant  leaves Google Cloud
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 06 July 2018 13:27

COO Diane Bryant leaves Google Cloud


Intel’s first female CEO?

Ex-CEO Brian Krzanich was escorted out of Intel and this bombastic announcement made us try to find out on June 22nd who might be next in line to become Intel’s CEO. We suggested that Diane Bryant who went to Google as a COO could and she announce her departure a day ago.

Intel promises volume production of 10nm in 2019
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Low volume 10nm this year

Intel announced its Q1 2018 results where the company claimed it did rather well, increasing its revenue by13 percent to $16.1 billion. It expects 10 percent better in the second quarter compared to the same quarter last year.

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 07:50

AMD's 7nm data centre roads lead to Rome


The Zen 2-based, Zen 3 will be called Milan

AMD has presented a long-term 7nm roadmap and the new codenames for the server products have an Italian theme.

Naples AMD server is called Epyc
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 17 May 2017 00:08

Naples AMD server is called Epyc


Huge chip showcased

Lisa Su, AMD’s CEO, has showed the first Naples chip and, trust us, it looks good. 

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel
Published in News
Friday, 29 July 2016 13:12

Rumor is that ARM will target Intel

Chipzilla tortoise everything we know

People are still wondering why Japanese giant SoftBank paid over the odds for plucky British chip designer ARM earlier this month.