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ARM Profits Rise 44%25 October 2011
Strong licensing of its chip designs has seen British-based ARM Holdings report strong results despite a sluggish market.
ARM Unveils Cortex-A7 Processor20 October 2011
ARM's Cortex-A7 processor promises five times longer battery life from a chip just one fifth the size of the Cortex-A8.
Intel Outs Faster, Better Atoms04 October 2011
Atoms up to 2.4GHz, and finally with some graphics grunt as well as HDCP-enabled digital video out.
Samsung Begins 20nm Memory Chip Production22 September 2011
Samsung has begun production of new smaller and more efficient flash memory chips - which could cost 50% less.
IBM And 3M Creating 1,000-Times Faster Processors12 September 2011
How do you boost the performance of a chip by a factor of 1,000? Simple, just add some glue.
First AMD Bulldozer CPUs Shipping07 September 2011
Over a year after first announcing details of the new Bulldozer CPU architecture, AMD has finally shipped the first batch.
Samsung 830 Series SSDs Offer 6Gbps Speed17 August 2011
Samsung's latest SSD drives look very sleek but it's the 6Gbps speeds which will impress most.
Qualcomm Overhauls Naming Conventions03 August 2011
Sick of chip names like MSM7630 and having no idea what it means? Us too, and Qualcomm is trying to put it right.
ARM Profits Rise As Texas Instruments Struggles26 July 2011
British chip designer, ARM, has seen profits rise as demand for smartphones and tablets continues to grow.
AMD Radeon HD 6990M Claims Mobile GPU Title12 July 2011
With Nvidia recently launching the GeForce GTX 580M, the mobile GPU wars are heating up with the launch of AMD's Radeon HD 6990M.
Intel's Clover Trail Ready In Time For Windows 829 June 2011
Intel's latest tablet-specific platform, Clover Trail, could be ready to roll out in time for the launch of Windows 8.
Apple Refreshes Time Capsule Range21 June 2011
Apple has updated its wireless hard drive range with a new 3TB model which has gone on sale for £399.
Intel Reveals Z68 Express Sandy Bridge11 May 2011
Intel has announced the availability of systems and motherboards based the Z68 Express chipset.
Intel Unveils 3D Transistors - Coming In Ivy Bridge05 May 2011
The new tri-gate transistors from Intel will mean smaller and more powerful processors which use less voltage.
Samsung Profits Dive By 30%29 April 2011
Samsung has reported its lowest quarterly profits in two years but has indicated it is upping its legal battle with Apple.
Toshiba And SanDisk Announce 19nm Chip21 April 2011
Toshiba and SanDisk have managed to shave 1nm off the previous record for the world's smallest NAND flash memory chip.
Intel, IBM See Profits Grow As Sony Ericsson Slumps20 April 2011
Intel and IBM both exceeded expectations while Sony Ericsson surprised no one with poor Q1 results.
Samsung Sells HDD Business To Seagate19 April 2011
In what seems like a smart move, Samsung has gotten out of the HDD game and can now concentrate on SSDs.
Intel Launches Oak Trail Tablet Processors13 April 2011
Intel has finally rolled out its Atom Z670 or Oak Trail chip, as it attempts to gain some traction in the tablet space - but is it too late?
Texas Instruments Buys National Semiconductor05 April 2011
Texas Instruments has signalled its intent in the analogue chip sector purchasing National Semiconductor for $6.5 billion.
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