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If you're expecting widespread availability of gaming desktops with AMD's Zen chips by year end, don't hold your breath.
Tablets and laptops with Intel's new 7th Generation Core chips code-named Kaby Lake should become available by holiday season.
From smartphones to self-driving, Nvidia's Tegra chips have been used in many ways. And the next-generation Tegra is just around the corner.
The TV you watch perhaps has an ARM processor chip in it. So does the Amazon Echo that helps switch on the light and air-conditioner through voice commands.
Since the release of the iPhone, ARM's chip designs have driven a mobile revolution. The small chip company has kept giants like Intel on their knees, and now it's on the verge of being acquired by Softbank for a stunning US$32 billion.
ARM -- the company whose CPU design is in Apple's iPhone -- dominates mobile devices, and it's now going after the fastest computers in the world.
China already has the world's fastest computer with its homegrown chip, but the country hasn't stopped loading up on technology to make more of its own chips.
Users with Android smartphones or tablets with an Intel Atom processor can't play the hot new game, Pokemon Go. Neither can Windows phone owners.
A mobile chip faster than the one in flagship smartphones like Samsung's Galaxy S7 and LG's G5 will start appearing in handsets this quarter.
Intel wants to take on Google's Tensor Processing Unit and Nvidia's GPUs in machine learning computing with improvements to its Xeon Phi mega-chips.
After years of iterative tweaks and minor evolution, the flood of next-gen PC hardware in June felt like a glimpse of a glorious future.
One of the challenges on the way to realizing the benefits of quantum computing is finding a way to compactly assemble and then precisely control enough quantum bits, or "qubits," to deliver on the technology's enormous processing potential. Researchers at Penn State University said they've made a big advance.
Oracle launched a new family of servers and a new Sparc chip on Wednesday, both aimed at customers considering x86 servers for a scale-out cloud infrastructure.
IBM has many goals with its upcoming Power9 chip, and one is to challenge the dominance of Intel's x86 chips in the data center.
IBM is warming up to the idea of adding servers using its Power processors and the OpenCompute open design to its product portfolio.
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