IBM PowerLinux 7R4 server. IBM photo

IBM to use Nvidia Tesla GPUs on Power servers

IBM Corp. said it will be using the Tesla graphic processing unit (GPU) chips made by Nvidia Corp in its...

November 18th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Price of DRAM plunges to all-time low of around $1

Price of DRAM plunges to all-time low of around $1

NEW YORK -- Prices of DDR3 DRAM memory used in laptops and desktops have dipped to an all-time low of...

February 23rd, 2012 Agam Shah

DRAM oversupply adds salt to wounded market

DRAM oversupply adds salt to wounded market

FRAMINGHAM, Mass. -- A DRAM market already weakened by low demand is further suffering from a dramatic rise in inventory this...

January 5th, 2012 Lucas Mearian

McGill part of team to create tiny circuit

McGill part of team to create tiny circuit

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.  - Canadian researchers are part of a team that has developed one of the smallest electronic circuits, which...

December 9th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

Spectrum clash around bionic implants

Spectrum clash around bionic implants

SAN FRANCISCO -- The battle over scarce radio spectrum that has embroiled the mobile broadband world even extends to a...

November 23rd, 2011 Stephen Lawson

Microsemi blinks and finally gets Zarlink

Microsemi blinks and finally gets Zarlink

Patience finally paid off for Ottawa’s Zarklink Semiconductor Inc. After months of spurning buyout offers from Microsemi Corp., the California...

September 22nd, 2011 Howard Solomon

Servers with new Intel Xeon E5 chips due early 2012

Servers with new Intel Xeon E5 chips due early 2012

SAN FRANCISCO  -- Servers with new Xeon E5 chips based on the Sandy Bridge microarchitecture will become available early next...

September 14th, 2011 Agam Shah

Broadcom to pay US$3.7B for NetLogic

Broadcom to pay US$3.7B for NetLogic

SAN FRANCISCO -- Broadcom Corp.'s deal to buy communications processor vendor NetLogic Microsystems for US$3.7 billion will help the company...

September 12th, 2011 Peter Sayer

Zarlink board officially snubs Microsemi offer

Zarlink board officially snubs Microsemi offer

A game of chicken involving the bid for Canada’s Zarkink Semiconductor Inc. continues after the board rejected the formal takeover offer...

September 2nd, 2011 Howard Solomon