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Gartner says capital spending will rise 10.2% this year, but an oversupply in the market will lead to slowdowns over the next two years.
Calxeda's Trailblazer Initiative has lined up 10 "big data" partners on an ecosystem to close ARM's gap with Intel in the enterprise server space.
Icera's baseband processors for 3G and 4G smartphones and tablets, combined with Nvidia's Tegra 2 applications processor, extends the chip maker's reach in the OEM mobile market.
The Harmony Unified Processor architecture combines the CPU and GPU into one unified core, the China-based semiconductor maker claims.
The company spent nearly 80% more on chips last year to meet demand for its consumer products, and now consumes 30% of all NAND flash memory in the world, reports IHS iSuppli.
The small blast occurred in an Arizona semiconductor plant being readied for 22-nm chip production.
AMBA 4 specification supports multicore computing through system-level cache coherency across clusters of processors.
SuVolta’s new processor designs call for 50% power savings compared to traditional chips, with an eye toward phones, tablets, and laptops.
Analysts continue to downgrade PC sales forecasts, but also warn that other than iPad, tablets are not selling as fast as the industry had hoped.
The chipmaker's Fusion processors have sold out due to increased demand for smaller, more powerful computers.
Featuring SATA III interfaces, both solid state drives are designed for smaller, portable devices like ultra-thin laptops and tablets.
Texas Instrument's OMAP 4470 processor is powered by a pair of 1-GHz ARM Cortex-A9 MPCore engines and two 266-MHz ARM Cortex-M3 cores for multimedia performance.
The Z-series "Desna" accelerated processing unit supports hardware graphics acceleration in a low-energy design.
The 4Gb DDR3 DIMM chips are placed in 32 Gb memory modules based on 30 nm-class chip architecture.
The computers will be powered by Atom processors, which Intel says will outpace Moore's Law as they shrink from 32 nanometers to 14 nm over the next three years.
Fueling rumors that Intel will manufacture custom chips for Apple, CFO Stacy Smith said the company is open to manufacturing processors for competitors.
AMD 16-core, Opteron processors, Nvidia Tesla graphics processors, and a Linux-based operating system are the foundation of Cray's fastest machine.
The semiconductor company saw its shares post modest gains in early trading as it seeks to regain its former glory in a tough chip market.
The vendor upgrades its premium OptiPlex model and introduces a thin client for "task-oriented workers."
Still, 56% of enterprises in North America and 30% in Europe don't have a good disaster recovery plan, says a CA Technologies survey of 200 companies.
The ThinkPad X1 is Lenovo's thinnest laptop at 0.85-inches thick and can charge its battery to 80% of capacity in 30 minutes.
Virtualization and consolidation are among the key strategies of IT managers facing the threat of running out of data center space, power, and cooling.
The nascent memory resistor technology holds the promise of making computing systems much faster and power efficient.
The 512-core M2090 graphics processing unit is the world's fastest parallel processor for high performance computing, according to the company.
The 300-dpi, high-definition LCD panel uses red, green, blue, and white subpixels and requires 40% less power than traditional RGB displays.
The company also introduced HP Network Management Center 9.1 with enhanced features for managed service providers, cloud computing, and unified communications management.
The Windows 7 launch prompted a sales spike that boosted PC sales figures last year, leading to the current drop, says NPD study.
The QuadCore, which is aimed at mainstream laptops and desktops, runs at 1.2 GHz and uses about 27.5 watts of power.
Downtime in a data center can cost an average of $505,500 per incident, according to a Ponemon Institute study.
The LAN controller and security software enable easier management of access points and reduce the amount of hardware needed, the company says.
The computer maker introduced six notebooks and its DataPass service that allows the PCs to connect to 3G mobile networks.
The $367 million acquisition bolsters Nvidia's position in the fast-growing baseband processor market.
Products, including networking and storage offerings, are targeted at companies looking to scale bandwidth and utilize more virtualized services.
Microsoft led with a 22% market revenue share, driven by Windows 7, Office 2010, and strategies for enterprise platforms, found Gartner study.
Chip makers this year are expected to ship 10.3% more PC microprocessors than a year ago, according to IDC.
The 3.5-inch GoFlex is the first commercially available external hard disk drive to deliver capacities of up to 3TB.
The Containerized Data Centers house 16 racks and include chilled water cooling systems for enterprises that need a quick, flexible, and mobile computing power.
Silicon Photonics Link technology is expected to provide higher speeds than DisplayPort, Thunderbolt, and USB 3.0.
Computer motherboard makers can use Nvidia's SLI technology to boost graphics processing on systems that use AMD's upcoming FX-series processors.
Fabless semiconductor company Optomai targets the high-speed optical market to resolve power consumption, cost, and size issues faced by 40-Gbps and 100-Gbps systems.
BlackBerry smartphones and PlayBook tablets will get enhanced scheduling and calendar capabilities in the wake of RIM's purchase of Tungle.
Intel, Samsung, and Toshiba benefited from the chip market's largest ever one-year rise in revenue, reported Gartner.
Intel's Core i5, i7, and i7 Extreme Edition are among the options offered on the Dell Precision M4600 and M6600 laptop computers, and the Dell Precision R5500 rack workstation, which are designed for graphics-intensive computing.
Microsoft's Windows Embedded Standard 7 Service Pack makes its first appearance in a HP thin client in the t5740e.
VidyoMobile can connect users of Apple's iPhones, iPads, and iPods, as well as Android-based smartphones and tablets, with desktop PCs and video conferencing rooms.
The startup's Gx chips are designed to replace multiple processors, lowering system costs and energy consumption in large data centers.
Tablets and smartphones with the next generation ARM processors, which run at speeds up to 2.5GHz, are expected to begin shipping late next year.
Solid-state drives with faster read and write speeds have been discovered inside newer models of Apple's thin, lightweight laptop.