News Archive

May, 2013
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Thursday, May 30, 2013

GlobalFoundries Accelerates Adoption of 20nm-LPM and 14nm-XM FinFET Processes with New Design Flows. Globalfoundries  14nm  20nm  FinFET  Semiconductor
[2:35 pm]

GlobalFoundries Unveils New Design Flows for 20nm-LPM and 14nm-XM FinFET Processes


Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Amazon’s Web Services Could Redefine the Market of IT In the Coming Years - Morgan Stanley. Amazon
[11:42 am]

Amazon’s Web Services Threaten Almost All IT Companies, Analysts Believe

Windows 8.1 Returns Start Button, New Screenshots Reveal. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Blue  Windows RT
[10:59 am]

Windows 8.1 “Blue” Confirmed to Return Start Button

HSA Foundation Announces Its First Specification. AMD  HSA
[9:09 am]

HAS Foundation Delivers Programmer’s Reference Manual


Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Scientists Develop High-Efficiency, Low-Cost Zinc-Air Battery.
[2:17 pm]

Stanford Scientists Develop High-Efficiency Zinc-Air Battery

HP: Sales of Itanium-Based Servers Are Down 37% Year-over-Year. Hewlett-Packard  Integrity  Superdome  Intel  HP  Oracle  Itanium  IA64  HP-UX  Kittson  Poulson  Tukwila
[12:50 pm]

HP’s Business Critical Systems Business Suffers Massive Decline

Gigabyte Unleashes Intel NUC-Like Brix Small Form-Factor Desktops. Gigabyte  Intel  Brix  NUC  Ivy Bridge  Core  Celeron
[10:58 am]

Gigabyte Introduces Ultra-Small Brix Systems


Friday, May 24, 2013

New Technique May Open Up an Era of Atomic-Scale Semiconductor Devices. Semiconductor
[7:24 am]

Atom-Scale Semiconductor Devices May Be Incoming, Thanks to New Researchers


Thursday, May 23, 2013

Apple to Assemble Macs in Texas, Set to Manufacture Parts Across the U.S. Apple  Foxconn  iMac
[12:28 pm]

Apple’s Plan to Move Production Back to U.S. Gets Shape

AMD Officially Launches New-Generation APUs for Mobile Applications [UPDATED]. AMD  Temash  Kabini  Richland  Jaguar  GCN  Radeon  Piledriver  28nm
[11:52 am]

AMD Introduces Kabini, Temash and Richland Accelerated Processing Units


Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Be Quiet: All Current Power Supplies Are Ready for Core i “Haswell”. Be Quiet!  Intel  Haswell  Core  22nm  Shark Bay  Lynx Point
[2:59 pm]

Be Quiet Claims Top-to-Bottom Compatibility of PSUs with New Intel Chips

Nvidia Grid Unleashes Graphics for Virtualized Desktops. Nvidia  Grid  GeForce  Citrix  Xen
[12:11 pm]

Nvidia and Citrix Commercializes Grid Technology for Virtualized Desktops


Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Intel’s New Chief Exec Begins to Shake Up the Company. Intel  Business
[2:33 pm]

Intel Wants to More Aggressively Address Emerging, Mobile Markets

Seagate Reveals Industry's First Purpose-Built 4TB Video Hard Disk Drive. Seagate  Video 3.5  HDD
[1:25 pm]

Seagate Develops Purpose-Built Hard Disk Drive for Video

Imec, GlobalFoundries and Qualcomm Team Up for High-Density STT-MRAM. Imec  Qualcomm  GlobalFoundries  STT-MRAM  MRAM  Semiconductor
[12:20 pm]

Qualcomm Shows Interest in STT-MRAM, Collaboration with GlobalFoundries


Monday, May 20, 2013

Futuremark’s PCMark 8 to Benchmark Performance and Power Consumption. Futuremark  PCMark
[9:43 am]

Futuremark Announces PCMark 8 Benchmark


Thursday, May 16, 2013

Dell Admits Windows 8 Did Not Meet Expectations, Pins Hopes on “Blue” Updates. dell  windows  Microsoft  windows 8  windows rt  business
[2:41 pm]

Dell Disappointed with Windows 8, But Believes in the Future

Samsung Develops 45nm Embedded Flash Logic Process Technology. Samsung  45nm  eFlash  Semiconductor
[11:56 am]

Samsung Successfully Tests 45nm Embedded Flash Logic Manufacturing Tech

Intel’s Paul Otellini: Lack of Chip for iPhone, iPad Was My Worst Mistake. Intel  x86  Atom  Silverthorne  Apple  iPhone  iPad  iOS  ARM
[10:27 am]

Intel’s Outgoing CEO Regrets About Mission Opportunities with Apple iOS


Wednesday, May 15, 2013

TSMC: Moore’s Law Will Survive, But Chips Will Gain Untraditional Functionality. TSMC  Semiconductor  300mm  450mm  Business  28nm  20nm  Moore's Law  Intel  ARM  Globalfoundries
[10:58 am]

TSMC Predicts Highly-Packed Chips with Integrated Memory, Flash, Sensors


Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Microsoft Officially Announces Windows 8.1 “Blue” Updates for Windows 8, RT. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Blue  Windows RT
[11:40 am]

Microsoft: Public Preview of Windows 8.1 “Blue” Will Be Available Next Month

Samsung to Establish Foundation for Future Technology Development. Samsung
[10:38 am]

Samsung Founds Scientific Foundation to Boost Fundamental R&D Efforts


Monday, May 13, 2013

Microsoft: Do Not Expect Apple iTunes for Windows 8 Shortly. Microsoft  Apple  iTunes  Windows  Window RT  Windows 8  iOS  iPad  iPhone  iPod  Surface
[10:53 am]

Windows 8 Platform Still Lacks Apple iTunes and That Is to Remain


Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Researchers Make One Step Closer to Quantum Computing. Quantum Computing
[2:53 pm]

New Technology to Enable Quantum Computing at Room Temperature

Intel Xeon Phi Gets OpenCL 1.2 Support Thanks to New SDK. Intel  Xeon  Xeon Phi  MIC  OpenCL  Knights Corner  22nm
[11:07 am]

Intel Releases SDK with OpenCL 1.2 Support for Intel Xeon Phi Coprocessors

Unknown AMD SoC Features 8 Bulldozer Modules, 1024 Stream Processors, 512-Bit Memory Bus [UPDATED]. AMD  Steamroller  Richland  Kaveri  x86  28nm  20nm  Globalfoundries  TSMC  FX
[10:47 am]

Mysterious Block Diagram Shows Ultra-High-Performance AMD System-on-Chip


Tuesday, May 7, 2013

Cray Announces “Affordable” XC30-AC Supercomputers. Cray  Intel  Xeon  XC30  XC30-AC  Dragonfly  Aries
[11:41 am]

Cray’s XC30-AC Supercomputers Begin at $500 Thousand


Monday, May 6, 2013

Intel’s McAfee to Acquire Stonesoft Network Firewall Developer. McAfee  Stonesoft  Intel  Xeon
[2:56 pm]

McAfee to Acquired Stonesoft for $389 Million in Cash

Microsoft Talks Windows Blue Officially as Windows 8 Sales Surpass 100 Million Licenses. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Blue  Windows RT
[2:30 pm]

Microsoft: Windows 8.1 Blue Will Respond to the Customer Feedback

Corsair Turns to Francisco Partners for Strategic Investment. Corsair  Francisco Partners  Business
[8:22 am]

Corsair Receives $75 Million from Francisco Partners


Thursday, May 2, 2013

Apple Adds SSD Options to iMac All-In-One Desktops. apple  imac  ssd  intel  core  Nvidia  GeForce  kepler
[2:14 pm]

Apple Expands Storage Options for iMacs

IBM and Lenovo Fail to Reach Agreement Over Server Business Unit Transaction. IBM  Lenovo  Dell  HP  Hewlett-Packard
[1:24 pm]

IBM to Continue Making Mainstream Servers as Negotiations with Lenovo Break Down


Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Intel to Make 22nm Microsemi Corp.’s Chips for Communication, Defense and Aerospace Industries. Intel  Microsemi  Semiconductor  Intel Custom Foundry  22nm
[2:40 pm]

Intel and Microsemi Ink 22nm Foundry Agreement

AMD Establishes Semi-Custom Business Unit to Create Tailored Products with Customer-Specific IP. AMD  Fusion  ATI  Radeon  x86  Jaguar  Steamroller  Piledriver  GCN
[2:15 pm]

AMD Formally Introduces Semi-Custom SoC Business Strategy