When Intel's CEO since 2005 retires next year, the company will still face a problem it's barely begun to solve: finding a foothold in the mobile market.
Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.
q&a Nvidia has taken its extremely high-performance graphics chips and restyled them for supercomputing. It looks to be a pretty good fit since some of the top supercomputing centers have adopted them.
Flexing its growing semiconductor muscles, China uses domestic chips for its latest supercomputer. How fast will the country close the gap with U.S. companies Intel, AMD, and Nvidia?
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An important figure in computing history, Olsen founded and led Digital Equipment Corporation, the firm most associated with the minicomputer era.
Tiny ARM processors that power handheld devices will come to the Windows desktop. It's CISC (Intel) versus RISC (ARM) all over again.
CES 2011 may be remembered as marking the year that ARM eclipsed Intel, according to Warren East, the U.K. chip designer's chief executive.
Hummingbird and Snapdragon are the innocuous nicknames of two powerful beasts -- the processors that power the hottest new smart phones. But what's the difference, and which is better?
It's popular to operate as though "failure is NOT an option." But however pleasingly gung ho that sentiment is for a pep talk, it's not a very useful management philosophy.