SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Altera's stock soared to its highest price in nearly four years Friday on a report the chipmaker is in talks to be sold to industry leader Intel. Altera makes chips used in phone networks and cars, two areas that Intel has been angling to get into as demand for personal computer chips slips.
Mary Jo Foley, reporting for ZDNet: The new Surface 3 is a 64-bit Intel Atom x7 (Cherry Trail)-based ablet that’s the new little sister to Microsoft’s flagship Surface Pro 3. A Surface 3 tablet with 2 GB of RAM and 64 GB of storage, minus he add-on keyboard, starts at $499. Show More Summary
Having completely jettisoned its entry level commodity businesses to Lenovo, first PCs, then x86 servers and edge network switches, IBM is refocused on what it knows best: big iron. But these days that doesn't mean hulking, refrigerator-sized mainframes so much as modular, rackable units tailored for cloud server farms. [...]
The Islamic State has released a video purporting to show a child soldier distributing knives to adult fighters prior to a mass beheading. The video, obtained by the SITE Intel Group, a jihadist watchdog, was released by a media propaganda...Show More Summary
14-nanometer chips deliver modest speeds at low power Without much fanfare, details have begun to emerge about Intel's latest line of Atom system-on-chips for low-end desktop PCs, and laptops.…
If it’s true that Intel Corp. is in talks to buy Altera Corp. — as the Wall Street Journal reported Friday — partners say the move could significantly boost Intel’s Internet of Things lineup. Intel stocks climbed 6.4 percent, to $32, after reports that it would buy San Jose, Calif.-based Altera, which could weigh in […]
"Braswell" chips are Cherry Trail Atoms repackaged for budget PCs.
Intel has quietly launched its 14nm successor to Bay Trail. The new SoCs offer improved power consumption and should boost graphics performance significantly over last-gen hardware.
A meritocracy holds that if you work hard enough, you can succeed in life, regardless of race, religion, gender or social status. But a new study suggests that, despite egalitarian efforts to downplay class as a forecaster for intelligence and achievement, many people still believe their destiny is tied to their station in life.
After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel's latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.
The new Surface 3 tablet ditches the ARM-based processor for an Intel Atom chip.
Microsoft's coming Surface 3, an Intel Atom x7-based Surface, is the new little sister to the Surface Pro 3.
Sprinklr just announced that it has raised $46 million in new funding, at what it says is a valuation of more than $1 billion. The round was led by existing investors Battery Ventures, Intel Capital, and Iconiq Capital and brings the company’s total funding to $123.5 million. (Sprinklr’s last funding of $40 million was announced just under a year ago.) Read More
Micron and Intel have partnered to make NAND Flash since the formation of their joint venture in 2006, and their partnership has created industry-leading Flash memory technology and developed a robust global manufacturing network. An early entry in the 3D NAND market can help Micron and Intel increase their respective shares in the NAND Flash market. Show More Summary
Flash storage technology will soon see a three-fold improvement in data density thanks to a joint development at Intel and Micron that will allow the production of 3.5 TB flash sticks and 10 TB standard-sized SSDs. Meanwhile, a new 48-layer...Show More Summary
Now you can build an 18-core Xeon workstation and have it approach the size of a shoebox. ASRock has bravely chosen to cram Intel's X99 chipset and a strong set of features into the ITX form-factor, with its new X99E-ITX/ac motherboard. Some caveats apply, though.
Microsoft on Tuesday announced the Surface 3 tablet with Windows 8.1, available in May for a starting price of $499. The latest iPad competitor is designed to be a laptop replacement, running full Windows, including desktop applications, and delivering all-day battery life. Show More Summary
Software-defined storage (SDN) startup Coho Data has hit the headlines again, teaming up with chip making giant Intel Corp. to search for a way to redefine how data center I/O can be managed in the age of containers. Coho Data … Continue reading ?
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