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AMD unveils the Radeon R9 295X2, the 'world's fastest' graphics card

Boasts a closed-loop, pre-assembled and maintenance-free liquid cooling system

Tue Apr 08 2014, 16:11

Qualcomm outs its 'highest performing' chips yet, the Snapdragon 810 and 808

Next gen 64-bit processors built for high end smartphones and tablets

Mon Apr 07 2014, 15:37

Intel launches Internet of Things gateway platform based on Quark and Atom chips

Partners taking advantage of the gateway will be introducing products this quarter

Thu Apr 03 2014, 16:17

Intel unveils $99 Bay Trail Minnowboard Max to rival Raspberry Pi

Updates Atom processor, shrinks size and slashes the price in half

Wed Apr 02 2014, 14:22

Nvidia takes on Raspberry Pi with the Jetson TK1 mini supercomputer

Will power Audi’s self-driving cars

Wed Mar 26 2014, 14:04

Microsoft launches Directx 12 with Direct3D 12 for more efficient gaming

Will support games arriving towards the end of 2015

Fri Mar 21 2014, 13:20

19 year old student is crowned the UK Cyber Security champion

Will Shackleton is the best of UK talent

Mon Mar 17 2014, 15:20

Nvidia outs CUDA 6 release candidate for faster and easier parallel programming

Unified memory update lets CUDA apps access CPU and GPU memory faster

Fri Mar 07 2014, 11:22

MWC: Imagination unveils a 192-core GPU for high-end graphics devices

Could turn up in the iPhone 6S or iPhone 7 and future iPads

Wed Feb 26 2014, 11:16

MWC: Intel launches 22nm Atom Moorefield and Merrifield 64-bit mobile chips

Promises to be faster than Apple A7 chip

Mon Feb 24 2014, 09:00

IBM Labs researchers break a speed record for Big Data

Could help boost internet speeds to 400Gbps at 'extremely low power'

Fri Feb 14 2014, 14:10

Rise in PC gaming sees Nvidia post better than expected Q4 earnings

Nvidia's GPU sales for desktop PCs are up despite flagging PC market

Thu Feb 13 2014, 14:16

ARM outs chip designs for 2015 mid-range smartphones and tablets

Includes the Mali-T720 GPU and Cortex-A17 CPU to boost future performance

Tue Feb 11 2014, 16:57

AMD touts ARM based server processor specifications

Claims it's a tipping point

Fri Feb 07 2014, 16:03

AMD launches Mantle API via Catalyst 14.1 beta drivers

AMD's answer to Directx 11 is finally available to the public

Fri Jan 31 2014, 14:02

Qualcomm swallows Palm and buys some mobile patents from HP

Which cover mobile operating system features

Fri Jan 24 2014, 12:32

AMD outs 12 and 16 core additions to Opteron processor series

Built to handle heavily virtualised workloads in the enterprise

Wed Jan 22 2014, 11:35

Qualcomm will lead smartphone and tablet growth to $37bn by 2018

Thanks to 4G and 64-bit chips, analysts claim

Tue Apr 08 2014, 11:52

Qualcomm set to boost public WiFi speeds with 802.11ac and MU-MIMO

Will offer two to three times more network capacity

Mon Apr 07 2014, 11:53

Intel reveals plans for 14nm Bay Trail successor named Braswell

Will power Chromebooks with over 20 designs coming later this year

Thu Apr 03 2014, 12:49

Intel rallies vendors in 100G CLR4 Alliance to make optical fibre a data centre standard

To drive down costs and space usage

Tue Apr 01 2014, 13:00

Nvidia unveils its most powerful graphics card yet, the Geforce GTX Titan Z

'Supercomputer' packs in 5,760 cores

Wed Mar 26 2014, 12:17

Intel unveils next generation desktop computers despite struggling PC market

Powered by updated chips with Iris Pro graphics

Thu Mar 20 2014, 14:38

ARM powered Lego robot smashes Rubik's Cube world record in 3.25 seconds

Updated Powered by a Samsung Galaxy S4, it beat the previous record of 5.27 seconds

Mon Mar 17 2014, 09:54

Intel reportedly buys wearable firm Basis for $100m despite Apple and Google interest

Could help the chipmaker get a grip on the smartwatch market

Tue Mar 04 2014, 16:34

MWC: Intel pledges to keep Google's Android safe from hackers

Also signs up Asus, Dell and Lenovo to develop Intel mobile devices

Tue Feb 25 2014, 09:43

Intel CEO talks up wearables, 3D printing, Moore's Law and Apple in Reddit AMA

Brian Krzanich hints at a wearable device he can't talk about yet

Thu Feb 20 2014, 11:52

Hackers exploit Internet Explorer 10 zero-day bug in targeted attacks on military

Update to IE 11 to dodge the risk of attack - or just use Chrome

Fri Feb 14 2014, 11:23

Liquid nitrogen cooled notebook sets overclocking record with Intel Celeron 900

A Chinese man breaks the single-core CPU record with a CPU frequency of 4GHz

Wed Feb 12 2014, 15:12

Broadcom chips with Android 4.4 Kitkat support to bring 4G to budget smartphones

Turnkey chips tout 150Mbps LTE radios so OEMs can ship cheap 4G handsets

Mon Feb 10 2014, 16:14

ARM posts record earnings for Q4 2013, profits up 19 percent

Almost a quarter increase in revenues for 2013

Tue Feb 04 2014, 10:17

Intel will close its Appup store for Windows PCs on 11 March

Apparently no one used it

Thu Jan 30 2014, 12:34

AMD reports strong earnings thanks to PS4 and Xbox console sales

CEO Rory Reed expects the momentum to continue

Thu Jan 23 2014, 13:33

Intel to slash over 5,000 jobs following 2013 revenue slump

The chip maker will cut its global workforce by five percent

Mon Jan 20 2014, 10:33

AMD launches the Firepro W9100 professional OpenCL graphics card

Offers up to 2.62 TFLOPS of GPU compute power across up to six 4K displays

Mon Apr 07 2014, 16:54

Intel chip revenue declined in 2013 as worldwide total grew by five percent

Due to a focus on dwindling PC market

Thu Apr 03 2014, 17:11

AMD teams with Mentor Graphics to bring embedded Linux support to processors

Giving developers more support options for multi-core AMD processors and SOCs

Wed Apr 02 2014, 15:25

Nvidia working on 3D memory for Pascal next-gen GPUs

Will arrive in 2016 to solve bandwidth bottlenecks

Tue Mar 25 2014, 19:01

AMD teams with Crytek to bring native Mantle API to Cryengine

Encourages PC games developers to code for AMD APUs and GPUs

Thu Mar 20 2014, 12:34

Nvidia unveils Geforce 800M GPUs for notebook gamers with battery saving feature

Brings the Shadowplay game recorder to mobile machines

Wed Mar 12 2014, 16:00

MWC: Samsung adds eight-core procesor to Exynos Octa 5 line-up

Also unveils lower power NFC chip and two CMOS image sensors

Thu Feb 27 2014, 14:30

MWC: Qualcomm outs 64-bit octa-core chips, the Snapdragon 610 and 615

Also the Snapdragon 801 SoC

Mon Feb 24 2014, 16:19

Qualcomm cans Snapdragon 802 Smart TV chip due to low demand

Released and killed in just over a month

Mon Feb 17 2014, 11:34

Mediatek unveils an ARM octa-core 4G mobile chip

Claims its MT6595 SoC is the first of its kind

Wed Feb 12 2014, 11:23

IBM reportedly is considering selling its semiconductor business

Could see complete sale or partnership

Fri Feb 07 2014, 16:22

IBM demonstrates a functioning graphene circuit

Your phone could end up smaller and lighter

Fri Jan 31 2014, 16:18

Qualcomm posts better than expected earnings for Q1

Still slightly under analysts expectations

Thu Jan 30 2014, 10:57

Texas Instruments to cut 1,100 jobs despite profit growth

Will slash three percent of global workforce as revenues increase by two percent

Wed Jan 22 2014, 12:22
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