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microprocessor

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iPhone 6 and 6 Plus

With the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, Apple offers two screen sizes: 4.7 and 5.5 inches. Both models feature Retina HD Displays, longer lasting batteries, a faster A8 microprocessor, and compatability with Apple Pay, the mobile payment service. CNET Senior Editor Scott Stein has a hands-on look at the sleeker, newly designed handsets.

By September 9, 2014

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Sleeping under an artificial sunset: Hands-on with the Drift Light bulb

Can a light bulb with a microprocessor help you sleep better? Crave's Amanda Kooser tucks in with the Drift Light, a high-tech Sandman.

By May 7, 2014

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Intel Ivy Bridge microprocessor adds 3D sauce to your chips

Ivy Bridge chips have tiny fins that Intel is calling 3D technology, as the company prepares to get more of its chips into mobile phones.

By May 6, 2011

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Early chip engineer Victor Poor dies at 79

One of the engineers credited with helping create Intel's famous 4004 microprocessor and continuing iterations, like the 8008, 8086, and 8088, has passed away.

By August 19, 2012

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ARM looks to refrigerators, medical devices with new chip

The company's new Cortex-M0+ is being called the "world's most energy-efficient microprocessor" by ARM.

By March 14, 2012

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'Mayor of Silicon Valley' Robert Noyce gets Google doodle

Noyce founded Intel in 1968, and was instrumental in creating the microprocessor that powers modern computers and devices.

By December 12, 2011

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Oracle: Reports of Itanium's life greatly exaggerated

"HP has secretly contracted with Intel to keep churning out Itaniums so that HP can maintain the appearance that a dead microprocessor is still alive," Oracle says in a recent court filing.

By November 19, 2011

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Rumor: Apple to make A6 quad-core, iPad-only

According to conjecture from Linley Gwennap, senior editor at Microprocessor Report, Apple's next-generation mobile processor, the A6 chip, should be quad-core but only available in iPads.

By June 3, 2011

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AMD reorg merges microprocessor, graphics units

Troubled chipmaker's second reorganization in little more than a year will combine its microprocessor and graphics units.

By May 6, 2009

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IBM ships 5.2GHz chip, its fastest yet

A chip in IBM's new zEnterprise System clocks in at 5.2GHz. The fastest IBM microprocessor to date is targeted at mainframes. It packs in four cores, plus a respectable helping of DRAM.

By September 1, 2010