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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


PC chip shipments flat, but sales up

Global shipments of PC microprocessors in the second quarter were about flat compared with a year ago, though sales rose more than 5 percent, says IDC.

By August 2, 2011


Apple MacBook laptops vulnerable to battery hack

MacBook laptops could be vulnerable to hackers. Their batteries use microprocessors which, if compromised, could be used to kill the battery or possibly even blow it up.

By July 25, 2011


Computer chip sales cool down in summer

Hurt by weaker demand, both sales and shipments of microprocessors for the third quarter rose much less than usual for the period, according to the latest data from IDC.

By November 11, 2010


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


Loaded: Take two microprocessors and call me in the morning

The Flip camera now shoots in high-def, Google lets you video chat in Gmail, and your doctor just might prescribe a microprocessor to treat your ulcer.

By November 11, 2008


Chip shipments jump over last year

Shipments of microprocessors decline slightly in the first quarter compared with the previous quarter but rise 39 percent over a year ago, according to IDC.

By April 29, 2010


FTC sues Intel over 'anticompetitive tactics'

The agency says Intel has robbed consumers of both choice and innovation in microprocessors, "running roughshod over the principles of fair play."

By December 16, 2009


Tilera's balancing act: 100 cores vs. market realities

A new family of CPUs from Tilera with 16 to 100 cores per chip will set new complexity records for general-purpose microprocessors. It will also teach a lesson about what "general purpose" means.

By November 2, 2009


Intel's Lynnfield mysteries solved

At the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, the chipmaker cleared up the minor mysteries surrounding die photos of new Nehalem-based microprocessors.

By September 28, 2009