Advanced Micro Devices Wednesday announced that it plans to release a six-core chip next year and a 12-core chip in 2010.
Stories by Sharon Gaudin
Researchers at Princeton University this week reported that they have found a way to literally melt away miniscule defects in computer chips, a discovery that could help manufacturers build more powerful processors.
Technicians at Purdue University wanted to assemble their own supercomputer, and they had some high expectations. Apparently, they could have set them even higher.
Early demand for an Intel chip that's being designed for small laptops and desktops is so much higher than anticipated, the company has been forced to ramp up pre-release production.
Intel and Cray have launched a joint effort to develop new multi-core technologies as part of an effort to build multi-petascale systems.
Advanced Micro Devices is looking to forge ahead into the enterprise market by creating a commercial road map and realigning desktop platforms into an enterprise offering.
Five years ago, when Wal-Mart Stores issued a startling mandate that its suppliers must adopt radio frequency identification technology, Daisy Brand quickly volunteered to be first out of the gate.
Continuing its recent new product push, Advanced Micro Devices this week released three new triple-core Phenom processors.
Dell announced that the company is working on a desktop computer that is slated to be 81 percent smaller than a standard mini-tower machine, while using 70 percent less energy. It also comes in recycled and recyclable packaging.
Advanced Micro Devices Monday released two more 45-watt, energy-efficient Athlon desktop processors.
Intel is slashing the price of some of its processors up to 50 percent, a slap in the face to rival Advanced Micro Devices, long known as the low-price alternative in the chip market.
A student at the University of Virginia in the US has discovered a way to break through the encryption code of RFID chips used in up to 2 billion smart cards used to open doors and board public transportation systems.
An employee looking to steal confidential information from his employer sneaks into what should be a secure back room after hours. He pulls charts and files from a top-level financial meeting and slides them into his briefcase before heading back out.
IBM Thursday disclosed that 100 of its researchers are giving Apple Macintosh computers a go to find out whether they are a strong option for use in the workplace.
American Apparel wants to make sure that shoppers in its stores will always be able to find their size and favorite color when they're looking for a t-shirt -- and they're using RFID technology to do it.