Don't-Miss Processor Stories
The PC's fall from grace is official. Intel said Thursday that going forward, its Xeon and other server processors will get first crack at the company's latest manufacturing processes, while PCs will have to take a number.
Upgrading CPU performance hasn't been a priority for Intel in many years, but that could be changing.
An AMD Athlon or Sempron chip may not drum as much excitement as Ryzen, but loyalty has helped those brands stick around for more than a decade.
Intel CEO Brian Krzanich's meeting with new U.S. president Donald Trump was followed by a big announcement: The company will invest $7 billion over the next three to four years to complete a factory to make 7-nanometer chips in Chandler, Arizona.
AMD engineers revealed two juicy nuggets of info about AMD's highly anticipated Ryzen chips. It'll be about 10 percent tinier than Intel's Skylake, and there'll be a quad-core version.
A flaw in an old Intel chip could crash servers and networking equipment, and the chip maker is working to fix the issue.
At first glance, Intel's Unite software comes across as an anomaly. What future does the collaboration software have in the chipmaker's future?
Lenovo's bringing its cool new style of typing to the new Yoga A12 2-in-1, which can be an Android tablet or a laptop.
Intel made waves at CES with Optane, a new class of memory and storage that will supercharge PCs and servers. But rival Micron's already looking to outclass Intel's Optane.
AMD now is looking to rally its dwindling fan base with a series of Zen-based chips this year for desktops, servers, and laptops. The hyped-up Zen chips are expected to be good, and even Intel readily acknowledges the stiff competition coming its way.
The number of powerful chips coming out of China keeps growing as a war of words on semiconductors with the U.S. escalates.
For decades, Moore's Law has been the guiding light for Intel to make teenier, faster, and more power-efficient chips. Intel's trying to hang on the observation as a way to push its chip technology forward, though many agree Moore's Law is history.
Intel's Optane technology is already shipping in the form of storage, but you'll have to wait until next year to buy Optane memory modules.
Senior executives at Qualcomm slammed Apple on Wednesday for lawsuits filed in the last week alleging the smartphone chip-maker significantly overcharged it for licensing fees.
ARM tried but had a disastrous outing in PCs starting with Linux-based smartbooks and then tablets with Windows RT.