News Archive

November, 2012
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Friday, November 30, 2012

HP Starts to Sell Cheap-Looking Envy Branded PCs, Creator of Envy Brand Gets Disappointed. Voodoo  HP  Envy  Business  Hewlett-Packard
[1:34 am]

Voodoo PC Founder Upset About HP’s Usage of “Envy” Brand


Thursday, November 29, 2012

TSMC Breaks Ground to Build 16nm FinFET Fab. TSMC  16nm  20nm  28nm  300mm  Semiconductor
[1:54 pm]

TSMC Begins to Build Fab 14 Phase 6 Fab, Reveals Plans for Phase 7 Factory

Microsoft Windows 8 Launch Was Slow – NPD. Microsoft  Windows 8  NPD
[7:02 am]

Analysts Consider Windows 8 Launch Slow


Wednesday, November 28, 2012

Nanocrystal Breakthrough May Enable Bendable Electronics.
[1:20 pm]

Researchers Create Flexible Low-Voltage Circuits of Nanocrystals


Tuesday, November 27, 2012

AMD Set to Sell Lone Star Campus in Texas. AMD  Business
[12:47 pm]

AMD to Sell Austin, Texas Campus to Raise Cash

Microsoft Sells 40 Million Windows 8 Licenses in One Month. Microsoft  Windows 8  Business
[3:45 am]

Microsoft Shares First Windows 8 Sales Results


Monday, November 26, 2012

Apple to Begin Shipping New iMac 21.5” This Friday, Delay 27” Version to December. Apple  iMac  Blu-ray  Intel  Ivy Bridge  Core  Nvidia  Kepler  Geforce
[1:49 pm]

Apple Clarifies Availability of New iMac All-In-One PCs


Friday, November 23, 2012

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals: Apple.
[7:01 am]

Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deal with Apple and Massive Discounts


Wednesday, November 21, 2012

TSMC Rumoured to Build Semiconductor Manufacturing Facility in the U.S. TSMC  Semiconductor  300mm  450mm  10nm  Apple  AMD  Nvidia  Qualcomm  Business
[1:51 pm]

TSMC May Build Large Fab in the U.S. to Compete for Fabless Clients like Apple


Tuesday, November 20, 2012

Hewlett-Packard: Share of x86 Mission-Critical Servers Up, Sales of Itanium-Based Systems Down. Hewlett-Packard  Integrity  Superdome  Intel  HP  Oracle  Itanium  IA64  HP-UX  Kittson  Poulson  Tukwila
[1:59 pm]

Sales of Business-Critical Servers Slightly Up at Hewlett-Packard

Sales of Windows 8 Below Microsoft’s Internal Projections – Expert. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Windows RT  Business
[12:31 pm]

Microsoft Windows 8 May Become the Next Vista

Intel’s Partners Call Future CEO to Remain Focused on Ultra-Mobile Chips, Channel Market. Intel  Business
[4:42 am]

Partners of Intel Want the Company to Continue with Ultra Low-Power Chips

UMC Gets New Chief Exec After Restructuring of Management Team. UMC  Semiconductor  300mm
[3:44 am]

UMC Replaces Chief Executive Officer with 300mm Production Specialist


Monday, November 19, 2012

Intel Licenses GPU Technologies from Creative Labs. Creative Labs  Creative Technology  Creative  Intel  ZiiLabs  3Dlabs  GPGPU
[1:18 pm]

Intel Licenses Patents, Acquires Engineering Resources from Creative

Barcelona Supercomputing Center Selects Samsung Exynos Processor for Supercomputer. Samsung  Exynos  Nvidia  Tesla  Tegra  ARM  Geforce  GPGPU  Monte-Blanc
[12:10 pm]

BSC Selects Samsung Exynos Processor Over Nvidia Tegra

Intel’s Chief Executive Officer Set to Retire in May. Intel  Business
[6:43 am]

Intel’s Paul Otellini to Retire in May


Friday, November 16, 2012

HP Reveals Purpose-Built ProLiant SL4500 Server for Big Data. Hewlett-Packard  HP  ProLiant
[1:25 am]

HP Launches ProLiant SL4500 Server Technology for Big Data Applications


Thursday, November 15, 2012

Apple May Be Unable to Fulfill Demand for New iMacs This Quarter. Apple  iMac  Blu-ray  Intel  Ivy Bridge  Core  Nvidia  Kepler  Geforce
[1:10 pm]

Certain New Apple iMac Shipments May Be Delayed to 2013

AMD FirePro S10000 Card Powers World’s No. 2 Greenest Supercomputer. AMD  ATI  FirePro  Southern Islands  GCN  28nm  Tahiti
[3:22 am]

AMD’s FirePro S10000 Accelerator Speeds Up Saudi Arabian Supercomputer


Tuesday, November 13, 2012

Toshiba Temporarily Reopens Semiconductor Facility in Thailand. Toshiba  Semiconductor
[12:11 pm]

Toshiba Reopens Chip Plant After Last Year’s Flooding


Monday, November 12, 2012

PLX Unveils ExpressFabric at SC12 Supercomputing Event. PLX  ExpressFabric  PCI Express
[12:24 pm]

PLX Unveils PCI Express-Based ExpressFabric Supercomputer Fabric

Steven Sinofsky Steps Down from Windows President Position at Microsoft. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Surface  Windows RT  Windows Phone
[11:53 am]

Windows Chief Unexpectedly Leaves Microsoft


Sunday, November 11, 2012

Nvidia and Qualcomm Glad with TSMC’s 28nm Chip Supply. Nvidia  Qualcomm  Snapdragon  Tegra  Gobi  Geforce  Kepler  Business  Tesla  Quadro
[2:03 pm]

28nm Supply Situation Breaks Through


Friday, November 9, 2012

Intel to Start Selling NUC Barebone Kits in December. Intel  NUC  Ivy Bridge  Core
[4:01 am]

Intel’s NUC Barebones to Cost Over $300, Complete Systems May Hit $500


Thursday, November 8, 2012

Habey Unveils Intel NUC-Like Fanless Quad-Core Personal Computer. Intel  NUC  Habey  Ivy Bridge  Sandy Bridge  Core
[7:38 pm]

Habey Debuts Fanless Ultra-Small Quad-Core Core i7 “Ivy Bridge” PC

HP Triples Performance of New Mission-Critical Servers with New Itanium Chips. Intel  Itanium  Poulson  32nm  IA64  Kittson  Tukwila  Bull  Hitachi  HP  Inspur  NEC  HP-UX  OpenVMS  NonStop  GCOS  ACOS  Unix
[1:55 pm]

HP Rolls-Out New Superdome 2 Business Critical Systems, Integrity Blades

High-End Personal Computers Account for Less Than 10% of PC Market – Report. Business
[4:54 am]

Mainstream and Value PCs Remain to Be the Most Popular

CoolIT Systems Teams Up with Ciara, iStarUSA for Liquid-Cooled Servers. CoolIT  iStarUSA  Ciara  Rack DCLC
[3:27 am]

Liquid-Cooled Mainstream Servers May Be Just Around the Corner


Wednesday, November 7, 2012

AMD Closes Linux Kernel Development Lab to Reduce Costs. AMD  Linux  Opteron  Steamroller  Excavator  x86  Jaguar  Business
[12:31 pm]

AMD Shuts Down Operating System Research Center in Germany

Samsung to Start Radical Brand Makeover at CES. Samsung  Business
[11:53 am]

Samsung Set to Reinvent Its Brand Recognition


Friday, November 2, 2012

Leading Chip Companies Collaborate with Linaro to Create Linux for ARM Servers. Linaro  AMD  Applied Micro  Calxeda  Canonical  Cavium  Facebook  HP  Marvell  Red Hat  ARM  Samsung  ST-Ericsson
[5:31 am]

Linaro Forms Enterprise Group to Develop Linux for ARM Servers

UMC to Develop 14nm FinFET Process Tech with 20nm Back-End. UMC  Semiconductor  300mm  14nm  20nm  28nm
[12:40 am]

UMC Follows Globalfoundries with Hybrid 14nm FinFET


Thursday, November 1, 2012

Apple Boosts Research and Development Spending by Almost 40% in Fiscal 2012. Apple  Business  iOS  Mac OS  OS X  Macintosh  Mac  iMac  macbook  iPhone  iPad
[2:30 pm]

Apple’s R&D Spending in Fiscal 2012 Hit $3.4 Billion

ARM and Microsoft Working on 64-Bit Windows for ARM. ARM  Cortex  ARMv8  Microsoft  Windows RT  Windows 8  Windows
[1:42 pm]

Windows for ARMv8 Processors Already in the Works

Globalfoundries Delays Abu Dhabi Fab to Concentrate on Profitability - Report. ATIC  Mubadala  Globalfoundries  Semiconductor  AMD  IBM  14nm  300mm
[10:14 am]

Globalfoundries Aims to Become Profitable by 2015, But Freezes Investment into Abu Dhabi Plant