Chips and components

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

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

Bendable battery appears in South Korea

Battery life is an important factor for many smartphone users
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

Getting a Raspberry Pi for Christmas? Now there’s an online store to go with it

With 25 apps already, the Pi Store is fast catching up with Windows 8…
19 Dec 2012

Rumour: Intel to acquire Nvidia

Nvidia CEO Huang could replace Otellini as chief, say reports
17 Dec 2012

IBM and Toshiba unveil tech to speed up data transfer and reduce power drains

Faster internet and longer battery life may be good news for mobile future
10 Dec 2012

Imagination risks being gazumped in its $60m bid for MIPS

MIPS opens talks with mobile chip maker CEVA over 'superior' $75m bid
22 Nov 2012

Feature: ARM and Intel on collision course

Twenty years ago, ARM was little more than a small unit in now-defunct Acorn Computers. Now, the UK company is about to take on industry giant Intel
15 Nov 2012

Ailing AMD open to offers as chip maker calls in JP Morgan

Microsoft, Intel, Google, Samsung, Facebook and others named as potential buyers of AMD - or its patents
14 Nov 2012

ARM and Imagination unite to acquire MIPS

ARM takes patent portfolio, while Imagination acquires the MIPS business
07 Nov 2012

Microsoft will die and disappear in the next few years, says ex-BT CTO

Divergence not convergence is future of IT, says Cochrane
05 Nov 2012

ARM unveils 64-bit Cortex-A50 microprocessors as AMD comes on board

AMD, STMicroelectronics and others to produce 64-bit server microprocessors based on ARM
30 Oct 2012

IBM integrates carbon nanotubes into mainstream chip manufacturing

Moore's Law may be safe after all
29 Oct 2012

Galaxy smartphone leads Samsung to stellar profits

Profits up 91 per cent, but shares fall on fear of more competition ahead
26 Oct 2012

Texas Instruments reports 30 per cent rise in profits but decline in demand

Q3 net income of $784m aided by cost-cutting measures
23 Oct 2012

ARM sees profits rise over 20 per cent after strong quarter

iPhone, Samsung smartphones and Microsoft Surface orders all aid chip designer
23 Oct 2012

Chips are down as AMD announces job cuts and revenue losses

Chip maker struggling to cope with the rate of change in the consumer marketplace
19 Oct 2012

Intel profits plummet as IBM revenues flat-line

Enterprises’ cautious IT spend affecting tech giants
17 Oct 2012

AMD could cut up to 30 per cent of staff

Up to 3,300 could lose jobs as firm attempts to balance books
15 Oct 2012

Samsung sees profits rise in third quarter by 85 per cent

Electronics giant estimates record-high quarterly operating profit
05 Oct 2012

Intel unveils Atom Z2760 for Windows 8 tablets

Intel's system-on-a-chip 'just the beginning' of efforts in the tablet market
28 Sep 2012