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  • IDC bucks trend with less bullish 2010 chip forecast

    IDC analysts on Thursday said the global chip industry will grow this year but offered one of the least optimistic industry revenue forecasts so far this year, saying the global recession remains a problem.

    Written by Dan Nystedt26 March 10 07:37
  • IBM launches eight-core Power7 processor, servers

    IBM on Monday launched its latest Power7 processor, which adds more cores and improved multithreading capabilities to boost the performance of servers requiring high up time.

    Written by Agam Shah09 Feb. 10 07:43
  • Intel expands processor market share over AMD in Q3

    Intel expanded its chip shipment lead over Advanced Micro Devices during the third quarter as the rivals battle for larger market share, according to a survey released by Mercury Research on Tuesday.

    Written by Agam Shah04 Nov. 09 11:32
  • Arm unveils chip to make smartphones faster, cooler

    Arm Holdings has introduced a processor for smartphones and other devices that it says will be cheaper, and more powerful and energy-efficient than the two ARM processors it will supplant. The company expects that the new chip will also help it ward off incursions from Intel's rival Atom chip.

    Written by Eric Lai21 Oct. 09 23:48
  • Intel, CMU add muscle to wimpy processors

    Researchers at Carnegie Mellon University and Intel Labs Pittsburgh have built an experimental energy-efficient computing cluster that combines flash memory and the sort of processors used in netbooks. Their name for it? Fast Array of Wimpy Nodes (FAWN). 

    Written by Bob Brown15 Oct. 09 08:12