VIA Technologies Subsidiary Zhaoxin Announces New x86-64 CPUs

VIA’s mainland Chinese joint venture, Zhaoxin, has introduced a new lineup of x86 SoCs for domestic use. The company plans major advances for the next few years that could eventually challenge AMD, Intel in the Chinese market.

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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon 636 Chip with 40 Percent Speed Boost

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The Snapdragon 636 will be one of the first budget SoCs from Qualcomm to have the Kryo CPU cores built-in.

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Raspberry Pi Competitor Rock64 Debuts With Lower Price, 4K HDR

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There’s a new competitor for the Raspberry Pi in the tiny-computer-that-can-actually-do-things category. While the SoCs are similar, the Rock64 does include support for updated peripherals.

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Intel quietly launches 14nm Braswell, Bay Trail’s successor

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Intel has quietly launched its 14nm successor to Bay Trail. The new SoCs offer improved power consumption and should boost graphics performance significantly over last-gen hardware.

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