Cavium’s 64-bit ARM processors for servers coming in the fall

In an effort to lower data centre energy costs a number of microprocessor manufacturers are creating server chips using architectures from ARM Ltd., whose designs are found in chips powering smart phones and

Published on: June 3rd, 2014 Howard Solomon

Move Over, Mobile: Time to Upgrade the PC

Back in the day, PC upgrading was a ritual for enthusiasts and even businesses. These days, tablets and smart phones are taking the priority for upgrades. The smart phone upgrade cycle is shorter

Published on: May 21st, 2014 Chris Lau

AMD shows off new “Seattle” server processor

Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) highlighted its new ARM-based server chip, codenamed Seattle, this week as it laid out the company's "ambidextrous computing" roadmap and its forthcoming Project Skybridge design environment. It was the

Published on: May 7th, 2014 Andrew Brooks

Interview: AMD’s Roy Taylor

Roy Taylor made his fame and fortune commanding the memory market in Europe, taking Nvidia to a fortune company, being a catalyst for and recognizing early stage innovation. Now, as corporate vice-president and head of global channel sales, he's driving

Published on: March 18th, 2014 Stephen Ibaraki

Planning for sunset on Microsoft Windows XP

Hewlett Packard and Intel are both looking forward to the end of Windows XP on April 8, 2014. After that date, official support by Microsoft for the operating system will end. This has

Published on: December 4th, 2013 Chris Lau

Intel to release Atom server chips

Intel Corp. said it will release next week a low-power Atom chip code-named Avoton which will likely be used in servers such as Hewlett-Packard Co.’s Moonshot servers. By packing low-power chips into racks

Published on: August 28th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

AMD and Nvidia release high-performance GPUs

AMD and Nvidia have made fresh inroads into the supercomputing market, each releasing new graphical processing unit (GPU) chips designed for intensive mathematical and scientific computation.   [Image is of a previous generation Nvidia

Published on: November 12th, 2012 brian bloom

AMD adds ARM processor as it looks beyond x86

NEW YORK -- Advanced Micro Devices on Wednesday said it will integrate an ARM processor with upcoming x86 chips, marrying two rival architectures and ending more than a year of speculation around AMD's

Published on: June 18th, 2012 Agam Shah

AMD announces data centre cloud, hardware upgrades

NEW YORK -- Advanced Micro Devices is cutting costs and reducing the number of its data centers worldwide with the help of the cloud and hardware upgrades, an AMD executive said Thursday.AMD will reduce

Published on: April 27th, 2012 Agam Shah