Details Leak on Intel’s Upcoming Ice Lake CPU, 10nm Schedule

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Details on Intel’s next-next-generation chip have leaked. Say hello to Ice Lake.

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Intel Kills the Atom SoC Powering Microsoft’s HoloLens

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Intel has announced it’s killing the semi-custom chip that powers Microsoft’s HoloLens. It’s a good bet that they’ve done so with MS’ agreement, but what does that mean for the future of Microsoft’s augmented reality platform?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/254028-intel-kills-atom-soc-powering-microsofts-hololens?source=Computing

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HP's virtual reality simulator will 'build' a colony on Mars

HP is hooking up with chip company Nvidia and others in a “Mars Home Planet” project where participants make 3D models of Martian buildings, cities, vehicles and infrastructure.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/08/02/hps-virtual-reality-simulator-will-build-colony-on-mars.html

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Microsoft HoloLens 2 headset will include an artificial intelligence chip

Microsoft designed an AI chip to allow its mixed reality headset to implement Deep Neural Networks without the cloud.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/07/24/microsoft-hololens-2-headset-will-include-artificial-intelligence-chip.html

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Intel’s Upcoming 12-Core CPU May Clock Well Below AMD’s Threadripper

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Intel’s upcoming 12-core chip is rumored to be coming in at a substantially lower clock compared with its 10-core Core i9-7900X or AMD’s Threadripper. If this proves true, it may be difficult for the Core i9-7920X to match the competition.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252730-intel-12-core-i9-cpu-rumored-clock-below-amd-threadripper?source=Computing

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MIT Develops 3D Chip That Integrates CPU, Memory

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A new type of chip manufacturing could one day lead to designs that stack CPU and logic in the same 3D structure, drastically improving performance.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/252007-mit-announces-breakthrough-3d-chips-integrate-memory-cpu?source=Computing

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Implantable computer chips being developed for brain injuries

British chip design firm ARM Holdings said it is coordinating with U.S. researchers to help develop computer chips that can be implanted in a person’s brain, aiding with brain and spinal injuries.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2017/05/16/implantable-computer-chips-being-developed-for-brain-injuries.html

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Intel Rebrands Xeon Line, Announces New Chips Based on Skylake

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Intel has reorganized its Xeon product line and is adding Skylake processors. Is this how the chip giant plans to take on AMD?

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248852-intel-rebrands-xeon-line-announces-new-chips-based-skylake?source=Computing

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Intel Will Rebrand Xeons, Preps Gold, Platinum Workstation Processors

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Intel’s shaking up its Xeon branding with a new branding scheme. New chip introductions and capabilities may not be far behind.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/248456-intel-will-rebrand-xeons-preps-gold-platinum-workstation-processors?source=Computing

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Samsung’s Exynos 8895 features custom CPU cores, first 10nm chip to market

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Samsung’s new Exynos 9 8895 will be the first 10nm chip to market — and it’s packing second-generation custom CPU cores.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/mobile/244949-samsungs-exynos-8895-features-custom-cpu-cores-first-10nm-chip-market?source=Computing

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Performance, pricing details for AMD’s upcoming Ryzen CPU leak online

Leaked specs and benchmarks for AMD’s Ryzen have hit the web. The chip is looking like a potent contender.

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Apple may integrate new custom ARM cores into future Macs, but x86 swap still unlikely

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Apple may be working on a new low-power chip to offload standby mode to an ARM core instead of an Intel one. Is this a sign that the company is prepping a wholesale shift away from x86? We discuss the likelihood and the difficulty of such a move.

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The original article can be found here: https://www.extremetech.com/computing/243827-apple-may-integrate-new-custom-arm-cores-future-macs-x86-swap-still-unlikely?source=Computing

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Apple's AirPods are now available for purchase

If you want to take full advantage of Apple’s new W1 wireless chip and you don’t mind looking a bit… peculiar… you’re in luck because Apple’s new AirPods are finally available for purchase from Apple’s online store.

The original article can be found here: http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2016/12/13/apples-airpods-are-now-available-for-purchase.html

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Broadcom Sews Up $5B Deal for Brocade


Chip manufacturer Broadcom has announced a deal to buy Brocade Communications, a major supplier of fiber channel storage area networking technology to data centers, for $5.5 billion in cash and the assumption of Brocade’s $400 million debt. That represents a 47 percent premium over Brocade’s closing share price last week, said Brocade CEO Lloyd Carney. The “architecture, algorithms, software [and] semiconductor chips embedded in Brocade’s fiber channel systems are what’s valuable to Broadcom,” Broadcom CEO Hock E. Tan told investors.

The original article can be found here: http://www.ecommercetimes.com/story/84057.html?rss=1

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Imagination’s I6500 CPU adds heterogeneous compute, multi-clustering, will power self-driving cars

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Imagination Technologies announced a new MIPS core this week, and the chip has already stacked up a significant design win in the self-driving car market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/237527-imaginations-i6500-cpu-adds-heterogeneous-compute-multi-clustering-will-power-self-driving-cars?source=Computing

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IBM details next-gen POWER 9, will take the fight to Intel’s data center strongholds

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IBM has revealed details of its upcoming Power 9 architecture — a chip it hopes will let it take the fight back to Intel and contest Chipzilla’s ownership of the data center market.

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/extreme/234413-ibm-details-next-gen-power-9-will-take-the-fight-to-intels-data-center-strongholds

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Carrizo vs. Kaveri: Which low-end AMD CPU is a better buy?

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When AMD launched Carrizo, it declared the new chip would be a triumph of efficient performance. Now that the core is available to compare in desktops against Kaveri, how do things stack up?

The original article can be found here: http://www.extremetech.com/computing/231872-carrizo-vs-kaveri-which-low-end-amd-cpu-is-a-better-buy

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