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Hands-off the steering wheel with a Delphi-Mobileye autonomous test-drive

Posted on 12/02 19:26 in Shows | 0

And this is 4-5 years before we’re likely to see the first self-driving cars offered for sale.Still, most autonomous vehicles being tested drive like your grandfather: They’re painfully slow.

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AMD may license its Radeon graphics IP to Intel for use in desktops, high performance computing

Posted on 12/07 22:07 in Shows | 0

The question is, what kind of product would Intel wind up building, and when might it hit market?This rumor comes courtesy of [H]ardOCP’s Kyle Bennet, who writes that “The licensing deal between AMD and Intel is signed and done for putting AMD GPU tech into Intel’s iGPU.

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Microsoft Gives More Details About The PC's Future At WinHEC, And It's Looks Brighter

Posted on 12/08 04:02 in Deals | 0

WinHEC (Windows Hardware Engineering Community) is Microsoft’s string of conferences designed to get hardware developers jazzed about developing for the Windows platform.At this year’s WinHEC 2016 in Shenzhen today, Microsoft laid out what could possibly be the biggest look into the future of the personal computing platform we have seen in a while.

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Qualcomm begins sampling its 48-core 10nm processor, but is the market ready for ARM-based servers?

Posted on 12/09 13:54 in Shows | 0

The new chip family is the Qualcomm Centriq 2400 with up to 48 cores, all based on the Qualcomm Falkor CPU.“The Qualcomm Centriq 2400 series processors will drive high performance, power efficient ARM-based servers from concept to reality,” said Anand Chandrasekher, senior vice president and general manager, Qualcomm Datacenter Technologies, Inc.

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TSMC announces plans for $16 billion foundry to push the envelope on 5nm, 3nm process nodes

Posted on 12/12 14:23 in Shows | 0

7 billion foundry facility focused on the upcoming 5nm and 3nm process nodes.Even once a facility is running some volume, it can take 9-12 months to bring the entire fabrication plant fully online.

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AMD unveils Ryzen brand for Zen processors, base clocks, and additional performance details

Posted on 12/13 22:50 in Shows | 0

Last week in Sonoma, AMD unveiled new details on its upcoming CPU architecture, codenamed Zen.When AMD tested Zen against the Core i7-6900K back in August, it locked both chips to 3GHz.

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Apple 'fixed' the MacBook Pro's battery life issue by removing the 'time remaining' clock

Posted on 12/14 14:08 in Shows | 0

You’ll still get a report on the percentage of battery life remaining, but nothing else.The battery life issue remains puzzling, however, despite Apple’s apparent lack of interest in investigating the topic.

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Apple CEO promises fresh Mac hardware, as report shows Apple is ignoring its desktops, MacOS

Posted on 12/21 13:36 in Shows | 0

First, Tim Cook made several posts to an Apple employee bulletin board, detailing Apple’s thinking on thinking on both desktops and the intersection between hardware and software design.According to that investigation, Apple has made a number of strategic decisions that took emphasis away from the Mac design teams.

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Nvidia offering 'PC Gaming Revival' kits to make old hardware fresh again

Posted on 12/21 21:39 in Shows | 0

These sorts of hardware products used to be more common, particularly when CD-ROMs and multimedia capabilities started to debut in consumer hardware.Those of you who were computing back then likely recall the CD-ROM + speakers + SoundBlaster kits that companies like Creative often sold.

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New leaked benchmarks show AMD's Ryzen going toe-to-toe with Intel's Core i7

Posted on 12/27 20:49 in Shows | 0

4GHz base clock that AMD has promised for top-end Ryzen cores, so if we assume a modest boost clock of 3.6GHz it means final test results should be somewhat higher than what we see below.

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Intel Core i7-7700K review: Kaby Lake debuts for desktop

Posted on 01/03 15:43 in Shows | 0

Today, Intel is taking the lid off its 7th Generation Core microprocessor family, codenamed Kaby Lake.It’s also the first Intel processor to support new Optane SSDs, provided the appropriate chipset is used (more on that later).

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Intel rolls out the rest of the Kaby Lake CPU family

Posted on 01/04 14:15 in Shows | 0

The initial Kaby Lake mobile refresh was limited to a handful of SKUs; with this launch Intel is bringing out a larger number of cores intended for every price point.The slideshow below steps through each of Intel’s SKUs in some detail, but we’ll give you the 10,000-foot overview.

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Intel At CES 2017: 'It's On' In Automotive And 5G And We Still Love PCs

Posted on 01/05 01:01 in Deals | 0

At CES, Intel unveiled the latest evolution of their connected and self-driving car capabilities with a new automotive brand called Intel “GO”.In addition to the Intel GO development platform, Intel also announced their Intel GO Automotive 5G platform.

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AMD declares Ryzen will be a four-year architecture, details overclocking plans, emphasizes hard launch

Posted on 01/06 23:49 in Shows | 0

As PCWorld details, Papermaster also confirmed the four-year target and emphasized that it didn’t mean AMD wouldn’t iterate the core.Tick-tock refers to Intel’s previous practice of introducing new CPU architectures in one product cycle and new manufacturing nodes in the other.

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With Kaby Lake, Intel finally brings Hyper-Threading to its Pentium-branded processors

Posted on 01/11 17:28 in Shows | 0

Last week, we reviewed Intel’s Core i7-7700K and discussed the details on the Kaby Lake refresh cycle, including Intel’s new Core i3, i5, and i7 processors.The CPU giant announced multiple new Pentium-class CPUs based on Kaby Lake, including the first Pentium SKUs to feature Hyper-Threading since Intel retired the Pentium 4.

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The PC market just fell for the fifth straight year as unit shipments continue to decline

Posted on 01/12 14:11 in Shows | 0

“The broad PC market has been static as technology improvements have not been sufficient to drive real market growth.This side of the market is much bigger than the PC enthusiast segment; thus, steep declines in the infrequent PC user market offset the fast growth of the PC enthusiast market.

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AMD's Ryzen CPU sort of gets a release date

Posted on 01/13 13:50 in Shows | 0

While AMD has edited their invitation to remove all reference to Ryzen, eagle-eyed folks managed to screencap the information first.It also makes sense in context of AMD’s previous statements about targeting a Q1 date.

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450mm silicon wafers aren't happening any time soon as major consortium collapses

Posted on 01/13 22:53 in Shows | 0

A few years ago, multiple high-end companies were backing the idea of moving from 300mm to 450mm silicon wafers.Historically, moving to larger wafers was a critical way that foundries and fabs cut prices and improved yields.

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Apple sues Qualcomm for a billion dollars in unpaid rebates, alleges company attempted perjury, extortion

Posted on 01/21 01:37 in Shows | 0

China has also fined Qualcomm for its alleged monopolistic abuses and the FTC filed a lawsuit against QC earlier this week.Among Apple’s complaints, are allegations that it is forced to effectively double-pay Qualcomm, since Qualcomm requires Apple’s manufacturing partners to take out a license to work with Snapdragon hardware, then charges Apple again for a separate license.

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PC gaming surges, while the rest of the PC market declines

Posted on 01/24 13:55 in Shows | 0

With the PC market now in its sixth straight year of decline, it’s obvious these efforts have met with minimal success.The total market for PC gaming hardware (including gaming accessories) broke $30 billion for the first time in 2016.

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