China beats U.S. in supercomputer race

China beats U.S. in supercomputer race

China has taken the top spot from the United States in this year’s Top 500 listing of the world’s most...

June 17th, 2013 Nestor E. Arellano

Intel touts Haswell’s graphics, performance, battery life

Intel touts Haswell’s graphics, performance, battery life

Graphics, performance and improved battery life are the big improvements in Intel Corp.'s 4th generation core processors collectively called Haswell.The new...

June 4th, 2013

Pentium, Celeron chips to use Atom architecture

Pentium, Celeron chips to use Atom architecture

Intel Corp. will be using a new Atom microprocessor code-named Bay Trail, as the architecture for future Pentium and Celeron...

May 31st, 2013

Intel’s Haswell CPU gets graphics right

Intel’s Haswell CPU gets graphics right

Intel Corp. said its new Core central processing unit (CPU) line called Haswell, will deliver twice the 3D performance of...

May 3rd, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Samsung’S new 4 GB DRAM chip boosts phone speeds

Samsung’S new 4 GB DRAM chip boosts phone speeds

An ultra-high-speed 4Gbit, dynamic random-access memory (DRAM) chip for mobile devices that Samsung Electronics has started building, will more than...

April 30th, 2013 IT World Canada Staff

Intel CEO surprises by announcing his departure

Intel CEO surprises by announcing his departure

Intel Corp. CEO Paul Otellini will step down from the company in May, a surprising and sudden decision announced Monday...

November 19th, 2012 Howard Solomon

A non-super chip for a supercomputer

A non-super chip for a supercomputer

What’s the super in supercomputing? A leading-edge CPU or the number of processors slaved to build the computational behemoth?If you...

November 15th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Intel ships Xeon Phi coprocessor

Intel ships Xeon Phi coprocessor

There are a number of constants in the universe: Gravity, the speed of light and the demand for speed in data...

November 12th, 2012 Howard Solomon

Intel conference needs buzz: Analysts

Intel conference needs buzz: Analysts

Intel, the power behind desktop and server computing, holds its annual Intel Developers Forum this week in San Francisco amid...

September 11th, 2012 Howard Solomon