The eight-core Nuclun application processor is LG’s first in-house effort, with a debut slated for this week in a South Korea-only handset called the G3 Screen.
Google is teaming with a group of UCSB researchers, which has already demonstrated success with a new type of quantum architecture, to design and build its own quantum computing hardware. Google says it will continue its research with D-Wave Systems’ quantum computing system, too.
CSR said Microchip’s bid — rumored to be as much as $3 billion — was too low. Microchip now has four weeks to either make a firm bid or walk away.
A San Diego-based startup called Nervana Systems has raised a series A round for its specialized deep learning computing system. It’s a smart move given the hype and legitimate promise of the space, but the best path for commercializing the tech is an open question.
The European Commission’s record-breaking fine for Intel’s illegal anti-AMD kickbacks was justified and proportionate, a top court has ruled.
Wearable computing and the internet of things are two trends that are set to take off and ARM(s armh) – the British company whose processor designs already power the vast majority of the world’s mobile devices – wants to be riding those rockets. On Monday ARM announced a new CPU design center in Taiwan that will focus on ARM Cortex-M processors for the internet of things, wearables and other embedded systems that require connectivity delivered through a small form factor with low power consumption. ARM CEO Simon Segars said the new center, due to open this year, will allow the firm to “work even more closely with key regional partners seeking to accelerate this market.”
Intel is rolling out a batch of new computing and radio modules designed to power the most advanced functions of connected cars as well as provide their links to the internet.
Samsung is set to manufacture the A8 processor for Apple’s upcoming smartphones and tablets, according to a report.
Intel is seeking to make its processors a key component of mobile networks, and its influence is starting to be felt. At Mobile World Congress, Intel revealed its working with numerous carriers and equipment makers.
At Mobile World Congress, Intel introduced its first 64-bit processor in its next-generation Merrifield chip. It also bulked up its LTE modem capabilities and revealed expanded deals with Asus and Lenovo.