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.
Troubled chipmaker's second reorganization in little more than a year will combine its microprocessor and graphics units.
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.
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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.
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.
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.
The agency says Intel has robbed consumers of both choice and innovation in microprocessors, "running roughshod over the principles of fair play."