system on chip (SoC)

What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
8 Apr 2021
Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G
5G masts with blue sky in the background
system on chip (SoC)

Samsung and Marvell develop low-power SoC to support 5G

The chip is scheduled to arrive in Q2 2021
26 Mar 2021
Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production
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system on chip (SoC)

Google Cloud hires Intel exec to ramp up in-house chip production

Uri Frank has been appointed VP of Engineering for the tech giant’s server chip design division
23 Mar 2021
AMD unveils Ryzen 5000 Pro chips for business laptops
An AMD Ryzen Pro 5000 processor inside a laptop
Hardware

AMD unveils Ryzen 5000 Pro chips for business laptops

The company claims the mobile CPUs will outperform Intel's 11th-generation 'Tiger Lake' vPro processors
16 Mar 2021
Apple plots €1 billion Munich lab for 5G chip production
Apple's new chip production facility in Munich
5G

Apple plots €1 billion Munich lab for 5G chip production

The company will use the Silicon Design Centre to explore the "new frontiers of 5G technology"
10 Mar 2021
Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"
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Policy & legislation

Brits could be owed £480m due to Qualcomm 4G "overcharging"

29 million people may be entitled to compensation of up to £30 each if a legal claim from watchdog Which? is successful
25 Feb 2021
AMD steps up fight against Intel with Ryzen 5000 laptop processors
A close up of an AMD Ryzen processor in the X570 motherboard socket
components

AMD steps up fight against Intel with Ryzen 5000 laptop processors

The company claims its Zen 3-based processors deliver the "industry's best" performance and energy efficiency
13 Jan 2021
Concerns over Arm's sale to Nvidia 'unfounded', says UK's tech trade association
mergers and acquisitions

Concerns over Arm's sale to Nvidia 'unfounded', says UK's tech trade association

TechUK's Julian David believes it's more likely that Nvidia will move parts of its business to the UK
9 Oct 2020
Labour says an Nvidia acquisition of Arm could put UK jobs at risk
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mergers and acquisitions

Labour says an Nvidia acquisition of Arm could put UK jobs at risk

Shadow business secretary Ed Miliband calls for an expansion to the Enterprise Act 2002
11 Sep 2020
Intel unveils new Xeon-SP, 5G and structured ASIC chips
components

Intel unveils new Xeon-SP, 5G and structured ASIC chips

Chipmaker looks beyond smartphones to kickstart 5G dominance
24 Feb 2020
A deep-dive into AMD Epyc Rome: Meet the Zen 2 server chips
Server & storage

A deep-dive into AMD Epyc Rome: Meet the Zen 2 server chips

AMD has finally launched its second-gen Epyc processors, codenamed Rome. Here’s how the Red Team has built them
8 Aug 2019
Micron remains defiant as share price plummets
system on chip (SoC)

Micron remains defiant as share price plummets

The chipmaker missed its revenue forecasts by $110 million but suggests recovery is imminent
20 Dec 2018
Qualcomm's Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel's PC market
system on chip (SoC)

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 1000 is gunning for Intel's PC market

A new desktop-class Snapdragon chip is, apparently, on the way
25 Jun 2018
MIT researchers build a nano chip to power a bee-sized drone
Technology

MIT researchers build a nano chip to power a bee-sized drone

The Navion computer chip is smaller than a Lego character's footprint and uses just 24 milliwatts of power
20 Jun 2018
Don't expect many AMD chips in our products, says Dell
Hardware

Don't expect many AMD chips in our products, says Dell

Dell EMC CTO says an Intel-AMD duopoly is a long way off
27 Feb 2018
Only 4% of business mobile devices patched against Meltdown
exploits

Only 4% of business mobile devices patched against Meltdown

And nearly three-quarters are vulnerable to both chip flaws, research suggests
17 Jan 2018
Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'
Security

Security flaw 'affects all Intel chips from the last decade'

But an OS-level fix could drastically affect device performance - report
3 Jan 2018
Nvidia reveals Titan V, its AI-focused graphics card
Development

Nvidia reveals Titan V, its AI-focused graphics card

Developers will be able to tap into Nvidia's most powerful GPU ever
8 Dec 2017
AMD targets the datacentre with Naples chip
AMD
Server & storage

AMD targets the datacentre with Naples chip

The SoC is designed for use in cloud datacentres and on-premise servers
8 Mar 2017
Synology DiskStation DS2015xs review
Server & storage

Synology DiskStation DS2015xs review

Synology’s DS2015xs makes 10GbE storage networks even more affordable
1 Jun 2015