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Patching Meltdown/Spectre: Take your time, or get to it fast?

The country’s biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities....

January 8th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Microsoft warns patches for Meltdown, Spectre may clash with AV

Windows administrators will have to be careful applying a Microsoft fix for the Meltdown/Spectre microprocessor flaws that burst suddenly in...

January 5th, 2018 Howard Solomon

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Intel, AMD, ARM admit CPU vulnerability; patches could cause large performance hit

Enterprise and cloud provider security team leaders are anxiously awaiting operating system patches to fix a security vulnerability in some...

January 3rd, 2018 Howard Solomon

Google considering building its own chips, rumour says

Bloomberg News reports that search giant Google Inc. is considering building its own processors based on technology from ARM Holdings...

December 19th, 2013 Dave Webb

Intel working on wine-powered microprocessors

Will we soon be asking what vintage our computers are running on? In a demo at the Intel Developer Forum...

September 13th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Euro commission eyes ‘Airbus for chips’

Euro commission eyes ‘Airbus for chips’

Will a model that helped defense and aerospace companies across Europe compete with the Boeing Company work for the region’s...

December 20th, 2012 Nestor E. Arellano

3M creates high-density material for PCBs

3M creates high-density material for PCBs

3M has announced a new high-density version of its Embedded Capacitance Material (ECM), an innovation it says will have wide application...

February 7th, 2012 brian bloom

A high-tech pioneer reflects on the digital revolution

A high-tech pioneer reflects on the digital revolution

The man who led the design and development of the first microprocessor 40 years ago said that, at the time,...

November 28th, 2011 Sharon Gaudin

EU slaps Intel with $1.7 billion fine in antitrust case

EU slaps Intel with $1.7 billion fine in antitrust case

The European Commission Wednesday found Intel guilty of antitrust violations in the market for PC microprocessors and fined it...

May 12th, 2009 Paul Meller