Intel's Plan to Revamp Data Centers
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 23, 2013
Everything will be "software-defined."
Tags: Intel, chips, data center, servers, software-defined data center
Samsung to Continue Making iPhone Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published July 16, 2013
The two mobile giants are working together even as they battle in court.
Tags: Samsung, chips, Apple, iPhone, patent lawsuit
Intel Earnings Drop 25%
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published April 17, 2013
Sluggish PC sales account for much of the decline.
Tags: chips, PC sales, processors, Intel, revenue, earnings, quarterly financials
Report: Intel May Soon Make Apple Chips
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published March 07, 2013
Unnamed sources are saying the two firms have discussed a deal.
Tags: chips, Intel, Apple, Samsung
Intel Earnings Fall, But Beat Expectations
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 18, 2013
The chip maker's fourth quarter wasn't as bad as it could have been.
Tags: revenue, quarterly financials, earnings, Intel, chips
Microsoft's Ballmer Makes Surprise Appearance at CES
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published January 09, 2013
After vowing not to do another CES keynote, Microsoft's CEO crashed the party.
Tags: chips, mobile, Windows, Microsoft, tablets, Qualcomm, CES, steve ballmer
Why Your TV Will Have Intel Inside
By Mike Elgan | Article Published January 02, 2013
The chip giant is working on a smart TV product. But why?
Tags: set-top box, chips, Intel, processor
Chip Maker Marvell Must Pay $1.17 in Patent Lawsuit
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published December 27, 2012
The jury award is one of the highest ever in a patent-related suit.
Tags: hard drive, lawsuit, chips, patent infringement
Texas Instruments Plans to Cut 1,700 Jobs
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published November 15, 2012
The company plans to stop developing chips for smartphones and tablets.
Tags: layoffs, smartphones, tablets, mobile, Texas Instruments, processors, chips
AMD to Put ARM Chips in Servers by 2014
By Cynthia Harvey | Article Published October 30, 2012
The ARM-based chips consume much less power than x86 chips.
Tags: chips, ARM, AMD, server, processors
Apple Poised to Unseat Intel as Top Mobile Chip Company
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 22, 2012
The iPad and iPhone maker captured 13.5 percent of the mobile chip market last year.
Tags: Apple, chips, mobile, Intel
Intel Dominated, AMD Gained in Chip Market in 2011: IDC
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published March 16, 2012
Average selling prices for processors climbed 9 percent.
Tags: Via Technologies, Intel, chips, AMD, processors
Manufacturers Spend More on Chips for Wireless Devices than for PC Chips
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published February 02, 2012
Researchers predict this is the beginning of a long trend.
Tags: semiconductor, research, chips, PC, wireless
AMD Revenues Hit by Supply and Demand Issues
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published January 25, 2012
Chip vendor AMD reported fourth quarter results showing a net Loss, but CEO pledges a bright future.
Tags: AMD, chips, processor
Despite Thailand Floods, Intel Reports Record 2011 Results
By Thor Olavsrud | Article Published January 20, 2012
Intel Thursday reported record full-year 2011 revenue of $54.2 billion and earnings per share of $2.39 in the face of severe flooding in Thailand. Yet the company warned the first quarter of 2012 might be affected.
Tags: microprocessors, chips, earnings, Intel
IBM Announces Computer Memory Breakthrough
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published June 30, 2011
Phase change memory is up to 100 times faster than NAND Flash, and it lasts up to 1000 times longer.
AMD Bombshell: Dirk Meyer Out as CEO
By David Needle | Article Published January 10, 2011
Chipmaker names CFO Thomas Seifert as interim CEO following Meyer's sudden resignation.
Tags: Fusion, Enterprise IT, AMD, chips, Intel
Intel Tops Revised Estimates in 3Q
By Larry Barrett | Article Published October 12, 2010
Chipmaker managed to hurdle its own watered down estimates and provides a better-than-expected outlook for fourth quarter.
Tags: earnings, chips, Paul Otellini, Intel, hardware
Chip Sales Up Globally
By - Reuters | Article Published July 06, 2010
Shrugging off bad news, chip sales show robust year over year sales increase.
Tags: Texas Instruments, processors, Intel, chips, chip sales
AMD Expected to Gain with New Chips
By - Reuters | Article Published May 10, 2010
AMD chips will be included in 109 mainstream laptop models in the coming months, up sharply from last year's 40 laptop models.
Tags: processor, AMD, netbook, Notebook, chips
Is IBM's Foundry Business Next to Go?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 10, 2010
A consulting firm said the next thing for Big Blue to shed is its chip fab facilities, and Globalfoundries is the ideal partner. But will it happen?
Tags: chips, IBM, semiconductors, GlobalFoundries, Fabs
Intel Unveils Atom-Based Server Platform
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published March 05, 2010
Touting the Atom server's energy efficiency, Intel claims the boxes provide enough power for small office/home office (SOHO) and SMB clients, at a reasonable cost.
Tags: Atom, Intel, chips, server, server management
The World According to Intel
By Rob Enderle | Article Published February 10, 2010
A report from the annual Intel analysts event, with notes on various executives' presentations, suggests that the firm is in good competitive shape going forward.
Tags: processor, PC, Intel, chips
FTC Sues, What's the Fallout for Intel?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 16, 2009
While Intel's lawyers continue to enjoy little down time, it's not clear the FTC's complaint will have much of an impact on the chip giant.
Tags: Intel, antitrust, FTC, chips
FTC Sues Intel for Anticompetitive Practices
By Kenneth Corbin | Article Published December 16, 2009
Agency the latest to go after chip giant for alleged market abuses, though it's not seeking any money.
Tags: Intel, AMD, chips, FTC
Google Claims Chrome Boots PC in 7 Seconds
By - Reuters | Article Published November 20, 2009
Sending a shot across the bow of Apple and Microsoft, Google says its new Chrome OS will turn on a PC as fast as a TV.
Tags: Google, chips, Microsoft, search, operating system
AMD' s 2010 Roadmap: Aggressive
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published November 12, 2009
Chipmaker AMD's ambitions include its Fusion products as well as myriad new processor technologies.
Tags: AMD, desktops, workloads, integrated, chips
Intel CEO Forecasts Big Second Half
By David Needle | Article Published October 23, 2009
PC sales will be up this year over last, with a greater boost coming in 2010, says Intel CEO Paul Otellini.
Tags: iPhone, Paul Otellini, policy, Intel, chips
AMD's New Chips Target Desktop Trends
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 20, 2009
AMD's new Athlon II processors are designed for emerging form factors in the desktop PC market.
Tags: Windows, chips, AMD, HP, marketing
Marvell Takes on Intel, nVidia
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 19, 2009
Marvell's release of four new ARM-based designs -- for everything from smartphones to HDTVs -- competes directly with the better known chipmakers.
Tags: Google, Microsoft, wireless, chips, Qualcomm
Gartner: Chip Sales Growth Will Return (Slowly)
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 16, 2009
While growth in chip sector is clearly on the way, the number won't be dramatic.
Tags: nVidia, iPhone, chips, Intel, AMD
nVidia's New 'Fermi': 'Supercomputing in a GPU'
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published October 01, 2009
nVidia is touting its next generation in graphics architecture, codenamed "Fermi," calling it "the soul of a supercomputer in the body of a GPU."
Tags: AMD, chips, Intel, Fermi, nVidia
USB 3.0 Debuts: 10 Times Faster than 2.0
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 25, 2009
The new USB protocol debuted at a major industry confab hosted by Intel.
Tags: Intel, consumer, AMD, USB 3.0, chips
Intel Prefers Fiber Optics Over Cables
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 24, 2009
In the future, you may no longer need all those bulky cables that drape all over your computer systems.
Tags: HP, Dell, datacenter, Intel, chips
Intel Looks Beyond PCs As Market Shifts
By - Reuters | Article Published September 23, 2009
Intel will boost efforts in consumer electronics and other markets beyond the aging personal computer business.
Tags: handhelds, Intel, chips, iPhone
AMD Touts New Chip Branding Strategy
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 11, 2009
Consumers don't know hyperthreading from hyperbole and don't care about gigahertz anymore, AMD claims, as it move in a new direction.
Tags: nVidia, Intel, AMD, Windows, chips
Intel Unveils Core i5 Processors: High End Desktop
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published September 08, 2009
The new processors will also serve the low end server market.
Tags: chips, Windows, Intel, e-Mail, server
AMD's New Lower Power Server Chip Targets Web
By - Reuters | Article Published August 31, 2009
AMD's has begun a new lower power server chip that it expects to be popular for Web hosting companies, among others.
Tags: Intel, e-Mail, chips, AMD
IBM to use DNA in Microchips
By - Reuters | Article Published August 17, 2009
Artificial DNA nanostructures, or "DNA origami" may provide a cheap framework on which to build tiny microchips, according to a paper in the journal Nature Nanotechnology.
Tags: chips, IBM, media, Copyright, international
Windows 7 Influenced by AMD
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published August 10, 2009
Though not the giant in the chip field, AMD's influence on Windows 7 is considerable.
Tags: virtualization, Microsoft, Windows 7, chips, AMD
Netbooks Unlikely for Newbies, Intel Says
By - Reuters | Article Published July 30, 2009
First time buyers are far more likely to buy a full-size unit, says an Intel marketing representative.
Tags: chips, Intel, netbooks, consumer, marketing
Black Hat Reveals Tech Grid Holes
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published July 28, 2009
It's not that hard to fool a 'smart meter' after all.
Tags: security, software, IT, chips
Google Targets Microsoft, Will Launch PC OS
By - Reuters | Article Published July 08, 2009
Initially aimed at the fast growing netbook market, Google's new OS promises to be highly disruptive.
Tags: chips, Linux, Google, Microsoft, Dell
IT Spending Shows Signs of Life
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published July 07, 2009
Several IT sectors are actually boosting spending this year, with a few surprises among the growth areas.
Tags: dot-com, semiconductor, mergers, chips
Dell to Enter the Handheld Market
By - Reuters | Article Published June 30, 2009
The prototype is described as slightly larger than Apple's iPod Touch.
Tags: chips, Dell, Google, iPhone
Mobile Unit Allies: Nokia and Intel
By - Reuters | Article Published June 24, 2009
Angling for a break in the all-important mobile market, Intel joins with Nokia.
Tags: chips, Qualcomm, Nokia, wireless, Intel
The Difficulty with Green Tech
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published June 14, 2009
Photovoltaic solar power could be a wildly successful business, yet it faces steep challenges.
Tags: technology, chips, semiconductor, IT
IT Gets More Scrutiny (and More Headaches)
By Drew Robb | Article Published May 21, 2009
Long ago, IT existed in a ivory silo that wasn't visited much. Not anymore.
Tags: chips, HP, Cisco, virtualization, services
Intel Slammed with $1.45 Billion Antitrust Fine
By - Reuters | Article Published May 13, 2009
The European Commission fined Intel Corp a record 1.06 billion euros ($1.45 billion), ordering it to halt illegal rebates and other practices used to squeeze out rival AMD.
Tags: Intel, AMD, Microsoft, chips
Oracle Believes in Sun's Hardware Biz
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 08, 2009
To the great relief of many Sun staffers, Oracle CEO Larry Ellison said that he has no plans to eliminate Sun's hardware.
Tags: Oracle, Intel, Sun Microsystems, chips
Windows 7 'XP Mode' Omits Some PCs
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 05, 2009
To use XP mode in Windows 7 requires users to have hardware virtualization technology that not all PCs have.
Tags: chips, Microsoft, Windows 7, virtualization, Intel
Do Chip Sales Signal a Turn?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 02, 2009
Global chip sales rose modestly in March over February. Does this mean the economy is on the mend?
Tags: server, Intel, smartphones, consumer, chips
Intel Unveils Data Center Monitoring Kit
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published May 01, 2009
Intel has released the Data Center Manager, an application development kit for tracking data center power use.
Tags: middleware, datacenter, Intel, search, chips
Apple Moving to Design Own Chip
By - Reuters | Article Published April 30, 2009
A couple of key hires indicate that Apple is moving toward building its own chip.
Tags: chips, media, iPhone, semiconductor, Apple
Google Rebuff's McKinsey's Cloud Computing Claims
By David Needle | Article Published April 29, 2009
Google strongly disagrees with consultancy McKinsey's theories about the limits of cloud computing.
Tags: cloud computing, Google, search, virtualization, chips
Sun Debuts x86 Blades Geared for Network
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 14, 2009
While Sun Microsystems runs behind HP and IBM in the blade sector, this release show it's eyeing market growth.
Tags: virtualization, HP, chips, nVidia, AMD
Intel: Will Stimulus Stimulate Chips?
By - Reuters | Article Published April 08, 2009
Intel head Craig Barrett said it's unclear when the buyers will come back.
Tags: consumer, media, chips, Intel
Chips Sales Still Downbeat
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published April 06, 2009
The first quarter of 2009 wasn't much better than the remarkably bad 2008.
Tags: services, Intel, Qualcomm, economy, chips
Nvidia Countersues Intel
By - Reuters | Article Published March 27, 2009
Graphics chipmaker Nvidia Corp countersued Intel Corp for breach of contract on Thursday, alleging that Intel made misleading statements designed to undermine Nvidia's licensing rights.
Tags: nVidia, Intel, chips
Cell Phone Security Updates: Voluntary or Involuntary?
By Kenneth van Wyk | Article Published March 10, 2009
Should mobile carriers push out updated software to customers regardless of choice, or is it safer to have the users request the updates?
Tags: chips, wireless, security, carriers, cell phone
Juniper Touts New Network Technology
By Sean Michael Kerner | Article Published February 25, 2009
Despite the slump, the networking company says advances in network speed will continue.
Tags: Juniper, networking, carriers, chips
Apple's Woz Returns to Spotlight
By - Reuters | Article Published February 23, 2009
Tech icon Steve Wozniak, who co-founded Apple and helped popularize personal computing, is obviously unafraid to try new things.
Tags: chips, Facebook, Apple, wireless, services
Tech Sales Slump: Myth vs. Fact
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 17, 2009
There appears to be a major disconnect between the slowdown in consumer sales and the dire numbers that some tech companies are reporting.
Tags: chips, AMD, Intel, Dell, nVidia
Intel and nVidia Tout Mobile Plans at GSMA
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published February 16, 2009
The titans of chips aren't allowing the downturn to discourage them they're planning the next chapter in handhelds.
Tags: AMD, Qualcomm, Google, chips, Intel
Gartner: Too Many Chips Spoil the Server Broth
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published January 30, 2009
Is it possible to have too many brains? Gartner finds multicore chips are outpacing the growth skill of parallel programmers.
Tags: AMD, chips, Dell, virtualization, Intel
Intel, Citrix Team on Virtualization
By Richard Adhikari | Article Published January 23, 2009
Can the marriage of Xen and vPro save IT money and improve security?
Tags: VMware, virtualization, Microsoft, Dell, chips
Sun's Unwired Motherboard Plans
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published December 24, 2008
Cutting the wires doesn't just work on networking, it could also greatly increase CPU-to-memory communications. That's if Sun has its way.
Tags: Sun Microsystems, spectrum, marketing, wireless, chips
Apple: The Time for Legal Clones is Now
By Jason Perlow | Article Published December 08, 2008
The hardcore Mac fanatics will recoil in horror at the thought of their precious OS on commodity boxes. But economic hard times means the moment has come.
Tags: chips, Intel, Dell, HP, Apple
Emerson Network Power Keeps Server Rooms Chill
By Drew Robb | Article Published December 08, 2008
Hard-Core Hardware: Emerson Network Power, parent company of Liebert Precision Cooling Brand, has product designed to cool every server room -- from those that can fit into a closet to large data centers.
Tags: networking, servers, server, chips, marketing
Why Are PCs and Gadgets So Slow? (Who's Breaking Moore's Law?)
By Mike Elgan | Article Published December 03, 2008
The computer industry needs to stop padding products with ever longer lists of features and "improvements," and start focusing on raw performance.
Tags: chips, Intel, Microsoft, HP, Dell
Windows Ekes Out a Presence in Supercomputing
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published November 26, 2008
Only five of the top 500 supercomputers in the world run Windows, but it's a start. Microsoft lays out its strategy for the high-performance computing market.
Tags: Microsoft, chips, AMD, HP, Intel
Performance or Power: Which Will Nehalem Use?
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published November 19, 2008
Intel obsessed over power efficiency in the Nehalem line. So what's it doing with all the power savings? Increasing performance of course.
Tags: server, desktop, AMD, Intel, chips
SSD's Next Home Could Be Enterprise Storage
By Andy Patrizio | Article Published November 13, 2008
Notebooks were a logical place for solid state drives, but desktops are not the next stop for the hard disk replacement technology.
Tags: chips, datacenter, Storage, desktop, marketing
Tech Sector Hit By Intel Warning
By Datamation.com Staff | Article Published November 13, 2008
Shares of other tech companies, including Microsoft, dropped after Intels news.
Tags: Microsoft, consumer, chips, Intel, Copyright