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Fortune
Microsoft Again Pitches Azure as the Best Cloud for Businessprogrammable gate arrays (FPGAs) to run more of its cloud services. These chips
Microsoft Again Pitches Azure as the Best Cloud for Business
Fortune / Posted 19 hours ago
programmable gate arrays (FPGAs) to run more of its cloud services. These chips, which are more flexible than the standard microprocessors like Intel’s intc X86 chip family, can be adapted or reprogrammed to handle different tasks as needed.... Read more
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PhysOrg
A conscious coupling of magnetic and electric materialscontrolled with a small electric field at near room temperatures, an achievemen
A conscious coupling of magnetic and electric materials
PhysOrg / Posted 5 days ago
controlled with a small electric field at near room temperatures, an achievement that could open doors to ultra low-power microprocessors, storage devices and next-generation electronics. The work, co-led by researchers at the Department of... Read more
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PhysOrg
New version of breakthrough memory management scheme better accommodates commercial chipsmemory at the core level, at the level of the computer network, and at the leve
New version of breakthrough memory management scheme better accommodates commercial chips
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
memory at the core level, at the level of the computer network, and at the levels in between. "Today, we have caching in microprocessors, we have the DRAM [dynamic random-access memory] model, and then we have storage, which used to be disk... Read more
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Digi Times
Asia-Pacific to top 2016 regional IC sales in major system categories, says IC Insightsto account for the greatest share of IC sales in communications (41%), consumer
Asia-Pacific to top 2016 regional IC sales in major system categories, says IC Insights
Digi Times / Posted 7 days ago
to account for the greatest share of IC sales in communications (41%), consumer (41%), and government/military (32%) applications. Meanwhile, microprocessors are forecast to account for the greatest share (42%) of IC sales in the computer s... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Leaked roadmap claims Intel will bring six-core chips to mainstream PCs with upcoming Coffee Laketo keep its core counts fairly aligned between desktops and laptops. As we’ve d
Leaked roadmap claims Intel will bring six-core chips to mainstream PCs with upcoming Coffee Lake
ExtremeTech / Posted 12 days ago
to keep its core counts fairly aligned between desktops and laptops. As we’ve discussed in our guide to Intel CPUs, desktop microprocessors have consistently followed the same pattern: Core i7 means quad-core + Hyper-Threading, Core i5’s are... Read more
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PhysOrg
Complex materials can self-organize into circuits, may form basis for multifunction chipsmaterials at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have unco
Complex materials can self-organize into circuits, may form basis for multifunction chips
PhysOrg / Posted 12 days ago
materials at the Department of Energy's Oak Ridge National Laboratory have uncovered remarkable behavior that could advance microprocessors beyond today's silicon-based chips. The study, featured on the cover of Advanced Electronic Materials, shows... Read more
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ExtremeTech
Why self-driving cars are drawing ever closer — except from Applefinish of the trailer against a light sky. In July, Tesla parted ways with Mob
Why self-driving cars are drawing ever closer — except from Apple
ExtremeTech / Posted 13 days ago
finish of the trailer against a light sky. In July, Tesla parted ways with Mobileye, the supplier of the algorithms and microprocessors behind the optical sensors. It’s unclear who cut whom loose. Mobileye has said its current offerings weren’t... Read more
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Profit Confidential
Intel Stock: If Intel Pulls This Off, Shares Could Skyrocketcertainly a gamble, but Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), a company that has bec
Intel Stock: If Intel Pulls This Off, Shares Could Skyrocket
Profit Confidential / Posted 16 days ago
certainly a gamble, but Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), a company that has become practically synonymous with microprocessors, has all but renounced its cybersecurity pretensions. This is six years after buying what was then the... Read more
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SiliconANGLE
Analysts like Dell’s post-EMC prospects, but not so much HPE’sBoth analysts said they are impressed with the progress China has made. “The w
Analysts like Dell’s post-EMC prospects, but not so much HPE’s
SiliconANGLE / Posted 16 days ago
Both analysts said they are impressed with the progress China has made. “The work that China has done on the latest microprocessors has my network buzzing,” Miniman said. China today claims four of the 10 fastest supercomputers in the world... Read more
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ExtremeTech
New carbon nanotube breakthrough moves them one step closer to mass productionand carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been touted as potential solutions to the sili
New carbon nanotube breakthrough moves them one step closer to mass production
ExtremeTech / Posted 18 days ago
and carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have been touted as potential solutions to the silicon scaling problems that have left existing microprocessors largely stuck between 3.5 – 5GHz. In both cases, research into the new materials has struggled to create... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has histo
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)
Stamford Advocate / Posted 19 days ago
which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has historically made most of its money from PC microprocessors, but with a shrinking PC market, the company is scrambling to find new growth areas. The company is putting a... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has histo
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)
Connecticut Post / Posted 19 days ago
which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has historically made most of its money from PC microprocessors, but with a shrinking PC market, the company is scrambling to find new growth areas. The company is putting a... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has histo
Intel is spinning off the cybersecurity firm it paid $7.6 billion for six years ago in a $4.2 billion deal (INTC)
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 19 days ago
which includes its biggest layoff in history earlier this year. Intel has historically made most of its money from PC microprocessors, but with a shrinking PC market, the company is scrambling to find new growth areas. The company is putting a... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Fujitsu's ARM-powered Post-K supercomputer delayed by up to two yearssupercomputer has been delayed by up to two years as engineers grapple with des
Fujitsu's ARM-powered Post-K supercomputer delayed by up to two years
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 20 days ago
supercomputer has been delayed by up to two years as engineers grapple with designing, testing and generally making the microprocessors and architecture of the 1,000-petaflop supercomputer work. The news comes just weeks after ARM unveiled... Read more
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Digi Times
AMD discloses amendment to deal with GlobalfoundriesJanuary 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020, according to the fabless chipmaker. The
AMD discloses amendment to deal with Globalfoundries
Digi Times / Posted 25 days ago
January 1, 2016 to December 31, 2020, according to the fabless chipmaker. The amendment to the deal applicable to AMD's microprocessors, graphics chips and semi-custom products establishes a comprehensive framework for technology collaboration... Read more
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The Irish Times
CRH to rejoin Euro Stoxx 50 after two-year absencealso said that Smurfit Kappa is currently in second place to replace ARM Holdin
CRH to rejoin Euro Stoxx 50 after two-year absence
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
also said that Smurfit Kappa is currently in second place to replace ARM Holdings on the FTSE 100 as the UK designer of microprocessors that power more than 95 per cent of the world’s smartphones will see its shares cancelled next Tuesday. ARM... Read more
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The Irish Times
CRH posed to rejoin Euro Stoxx 50 after two yearsFTSE Russell said Smurfit Kappa is currently in second place to replace ARM Hol
CRH posed to rejoin Euro Stoxx 50 after two years
The Irish Times / Posted 26 days ago
FTSE Russell said Smurfit Kappa is currently in second place to replace ARM Holdings on the FTSE 100 as the UK designer of microprocessors that power more than 95 per cent of the world’s smartphones will see its shares cancelled next Tuesday. ARM... Read more
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PhysOrg
Intelligent technology—the evolution and future of automationto the eventual development of electric circuits and transfer functions that ga
Intelligent technology—the evolution and future of automation
PhysOrg / Posted 27 days ago
to the eventual development of electric circuits and transfer functions that gave way to power grids. Digital computers and microprocessors signaled the third shift and paved the way for the fourth—the internet and the World Wide Web. In the first... Read more
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The Philippine Inquirer
Apple will reportedly launch new MacBooks next weekto refresh its high-end iPad tablet computers in a bid to attract more professi
Apple will reportedly launch new MacBooks next week
The Philippine Inquirer / Posted 27 days ago
to refresh its high-end iPad tablet computers in a bid to attract more professional users. This will include broader support for the Apple Pencil stylus across the range, and improvements in hardware performance, including upgraded microprocesso... Read more
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Profit Confidential
IBM Stock: Can International Business Machines Corp. Crush Intel?Chip Dominance,” Fortune, August 23, 2016.) Three years ago, the company start
IBM Stock: Can International Business Machines Corp. Crush Intel?
Profit Confidential / Posted 28 days ago
Chip Dominance,” Fortune, August 23, 2016.) Three years ago, the company started selling its proprietary line of “Power” microprocessors to other companies, and it’s been an enormous success. Google (Alphabet Inc) (NASDAQ:GOOG) reportedly uses... Read more
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U.S. Department of Energy
The Science of Smallwhich literally means writing with light, is the foundation for most top-down f
The Science of Small
U.S. Department of Energy / Posted 1 months ago
which literally means writing with light, is the foundation for most top-down fabrication of things like microprocessors. However, because of something called the diffraction limit, photolithography is limited to devices that have... Read more

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