Chips and components

Samsung muscles in on Apple's supply chain

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Could lead to price rises and launch delays
17 May 2013

Intel elects Brian Krzanich as CEO, Renée James as president

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Krzanich becomes sixth CEO in Intel's history, replacing Paul Otellini
03 May 2013

New Intel “Haswell” microprocessors may need upgraded power supplies

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PC makers may need to bin power supply units to use next-generation Intel microprocessors
01 May 2013

Smartphone and tablet demand boosts ARM profits

Pre-tax profits up 31 per cent year-on-year as chip designer benefits from mobile device boom
23 Apr 2013

The USB flash drive is “dying”, says inventor of product

“Connected world” negates need for portable storage, claims Dov Moran
19 Apr 2013

Microsoft and Foxconn sign patent agreement for Chrome devices

Microsoft to receive automatic royalties on patents in future
17 Apr 2013

Intel profits down by a quarter but firm sticks to its forecasts

Q1 profits drop to $2bn and revenues also slip
17 Apr 2013

Microsoft's Xbox 720 to use AMD chips

Cost reduction drive behind switch from IBM's Power PC for next-generation of games system
09 Apr 2013

TSMC 'tapes out' high-performance 64-bit ARMs, ready for production

Taiwan Semiconductor readies 16-nanometre, 64-bit ARM microprocessors for production - in a direct challenge to Intel
04 Apr 2013

In-memory computing market to be worth £700m by 2016 says Gartner

Mainstream adoption beckons for IMC, say analysts
03 Apr 2013

Semiconductor industry hit by falling revenues in 2012

Intel stays top for 21st year in a row, but falling PC sales and competition hits revenues
03 Apr 2013

ARM CEO Warren East to retire – Simon Segars to takeover as new CEO

ARM CEO Warren East to retire – Simon Segars to takeover as new CEO
19 Mar 2013

Intel's Altera deal inaugurates shift into foundry business

Is deal to make cutting-edge FPGA chips for Altera the start of a shift into the foundry business – and the first move to make ARM-based microprocessors for Apple?
27 Feb 2013

NFC 'overhyped' says SAP SVP

Only way technology will take hold is if it can be added to existing devices
26 Feb 2013

PlayStation 4 videogames console announced by Sony

Multiplatform interfacing the focus for new home gaming system
21 Feb 2013

Report: Next-generation Microsoft and Sony consoles to contain 8-core AMD Jaguar processors

Impressive hardware specs not even available in current PCs
22 Jan 2013

Hybrid Memory Cube technology – the next step forward in memory?

Samsung, Micron, Microsoft, IBM, ARM and others behind new memory chip technology
21 Jan 2013

Intel profits slump as PC sales decline

Net income for 2012 down 15 per cent on 2011
18 Jan 2013

AMD accuses former execs of stealing 100,000 confidential files before quitting for Nvidia

Chip maker says it has uncovered an 'extraordinary case of misappropriation'
16 Jan 2013

Bendable battery appears in South Korea

Add flexible tablets, and mobile could have a pliable future
15 Jan 2013

Apple cuts orders for LCD screens as demand for the iPhone 5 fails to meet expectations

Reports suggest the company's component purchasing has been slashed by half
14 Jan 2013

Intel accused of releasing misleading figures for its new Ivy Bridge microprocessors

Power consumption of new microprocessors not as good as Intel claims, say critics
11 Jan 2013

Lego launches hackable, iOS-ready, Raspberry Pi-like super brick

New Mindstorms range takes aim at science and technology education
09 Jan 2013

CES 2013: 'We forgot the power of wow' says Sony

Struggling tech giant also reveals bath-proof phone while Qualcomm unleashes chip to rival Nvidia’s Tegra 4
08 Jan 2013