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Intel's Itanium, once destined to replace x86 in PCs, hits end of line

Intel has released its Itanium 9700 chip, but that also means the end for the processor family

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Low-cost Android phones to get iPhone features with new Qualcomm chips

Your shiny new Moto G5 Plus has a Qualcomm chip that has already been upgraded

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Legal war with Apple hits Qualcomm's revenue projections

Qualcomm's reduced its third quarter revenue projections as it expects not to receive a large chunk of licensing revenue from Apple's partners

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AMD's new Polaris-based Radeon Pro Duo is slower than its predecessor

AMD's Radeon Pro Duo has two Polaris GPUs and will be available by the end of May for $999

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Researchers build a microprocessor from flexible materials

Researchers have built a primitive microprocessor out of a two-dimensional material similar to graphene, the flexible conductive wonder material that some believe will revolutionize the design and manufacture of batteries, sensors and...

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Samsung to start making chips faster than ones in Galaxy S8

Samsung is upgrading its manufacturing facilities, and will start churning out chips in Q4 using an upgraded 10nm process

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It's time to dump Moore's Law to advance computing, researcher says

An end to Moore's Law will prompt chipmakers to think outside the box and pave the future of computing, suggests prominent computer scientist

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Apple is developing its own power management chips, says analyst

Report comes after news that Apple is working on its own GPUs

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What users could expect from Apple's homegrown GPUs for iPhones, iPads

Apple has one big reason to move to a homegrown GPU: it wants full control over the hardware and software in its devices.

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As computing changes, Intel takes a fresh approach to chip design

Intel is preparing for the future and making big changes in the way it designs chips

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Apple to drop Imagination's IP for graphics chips, is working on its own designs

But Imagination contests Apple’s ability to design a GPU without infringing its IP and patents

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Intel's Cannonlake PC chip shipments may slip into next year

If you're expecting to buy laptops with Intel's next-generation Cannonlake chips by the end of this year, you may be disappointed.

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Intel digs deep to keep Moore's Law alive

Intel is changing the way it measures process technology advancements in a bid to hang on to Moore's Law

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MIT researchers set out to create self-assembling chips

The technology is one way to continue Moore's Law, by cramming more features on smaller chip geometries

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The goal of a new machine

At Cebit, Hewlett Packard Enterprise is showing how it intends to reshape computing with The Machine

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ARM steps up chip performance to catch up with Intel, AMD

Starting next year, new ARM processors will pack in blazing performance thanks to big changes coming to its Cortex-A chip designs

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AMD's Radeon memory business is slowing down

AMD's Radeon memory business has slowed down, with fewer products available in the U.S. and no new product releases since the introduction of the Polaris GPUs.

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Ryzen CPUs explained: Everything you need to know about AMD's disruptive multicore chips

Here's everything you need to know about AMD Ryzen CPU prices, speeds, motherboards, and more.

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