Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
Published in News


Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 January 2018 10:21

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug


It has fixed it though

AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.

Intel stuff-up forces redesign of Windows and Linux
Published in Processors


Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing

It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.

Intel’s official price list is fiction
Published in Processors
Monday, 18 December 2017 11:43

Intel’s official price list is fiction


All to make shareholders feel good

Chipzilla’s official price list is a document which is designed to help shareholders feel good about themselves and not really much else.

Google to unlock Pixel’s "Visual Core" co-processor
Published in Mobiles


Speed things up by five times

Google is about to unlock the custom Intel "Visual Core" co-processor which is under the bonnet of its Pixel 2 and Pixel 2 XL.

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:30

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code


Closed source variation of the open-source MINIX 3

Security experts have been looking at some code on Intel chips which can change your computer's fundamental settings.

Intel might have a tough 8th generation Core sell
Published in Processors


Users can’t spot the difference

While Intel fanboys can tell you in detail about how cool Intel’s eighth generation chips are, analysts are noting that Chipzilla might have a tough time selling the difference.

Intel goes neuromorphic
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 September 2017 13:07

Intel goes neuromorphic


Loihi for AI and deep learning

Chipzilla has announced a new neuromorphic chip, codenamed Loihi, designed for AI and deep learning workloads.

ISS gets its own supercomputer
Published in News
Monday, 14 August 2017 10:30

ISS gets its own supercomputer


HP’s teraflop is the floppiest sent into space


The International Space Station is about to receive the most powerful computer sent into space.

Microsoft forced into more chip development
Published in Processors


All the AI stuff

It is starting to look like there will be a new kid on the chip block, as Microsoft is being forced to hone skills of its own.