Chips and components

ARM kick-starts standardisation forum for 'internet of things'

A wall of TVs on the Panasonic stand
Chip manufacturer co-opts UK-based partner companies to develop standards
31 Jul 2012

When an apple is not an apple

31 Jul 2012

Apple-Samsung ‘peace talks’ end in acrimony over patent values

The iPhone 4v and the Samsung Galaxy smartphone
Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung vice chairman Choi Gee-sung fall out over patent values
24 Jul 2012

Moore’s law reaching the end of the road, says ARM CEO Warren East

New materials and architectures required for the new devices of the 21st century
13 Jul 2012

Google Nexus 7 teardown reveals £5 cost difference between high and low end models

Lack of SD slot allows Google to capitalise on tablet retail value
13 Jul 2012

Google's Nexus 7: where will it fit in a maturing tablet market?

Underpowered but competitively priced, Google's early bird could yet get the worm
28 Jun 2012 plans to ‘compete directly’ in e-wallet sector with Sony-powered chip tech

Rakuten acquisition pushes flagging online retailer into the future
27 Jun 2012

Storage capacity slowdown can be buffered by virtualisation, says HDS’ Yoshida

Thai floods and tech ceiling can be countered by intelligent use of existing resources, says HDS CTO
28 May 2012

Contactless payment on Tube delayed until late 2013

No 'Wave and Pay' on the Tube until the end of 2013, as TfL misses its contactless payment pledge by a year
25 May 2012

Micron in negotiations to acquire Elpida

US memory chip maker to buy distressed Japanese rival
11 May 2012

Intel's hybrid ultrabooks offer hope for the PC brigade

Intel’s new concept – dubbed Cove Point – promises to combine the usability of a tablet with the performance and manageability of a business laptop. Does the device represent the last chance for the PC market?
09 May 2012

Moore's law has just 10 years left, says top physicist

Moore's law to 'collapse' in the next decade, predicts Michio Kaku
02 May 2012

AMD sees low-power low-cost datacentres for cloud providers

Opteron 3200 server chip launched at desktop prices
20 Mar 2012

IBM claims quantum computing breakthroughs

Advances could make quantum computing a practical reality within 10 years
28 Feb 2012

Intel delays Ivy Bridge processor

Follows low take-up of current Sandy Bridge chip
16 Feb 2012

Government looks to set up £4bn hardware framework

The agreement will cover government departments, the BBC, the Royal Mail Group, the Met Office and NHS bodies
06 Feb 2012

Big crowds not matched by big news at CES 2012

Industry's top names offer little in the way of breakthrough announcements
12 Jan 2012

SAP CIO predicts in-memory HANA will replace relational databases

But will companies still retain an archived disk?
23 Nov 2011

Researchers develop chips that can learn

New computer chip mimics how the brain’s neurons adapt in response to new information
18 Nov 2011

Intel unveils advanced BI solutions

The multinational chip maker expects to deliver up to £6.3m in value every six months through advanced BI
18 Nov 2011

Dell and HP launch Opteron 6200 Series servers

IBM, Acer and Cray also announce new systems featuring AMD's latest high-performance processor
14 Nov 2011

Dell exec says costly software migrations may hold back ARM 64-bit chips

ARM is aiming to break into the x86 server market
14 Nov 2011

AMD launches 16-core server chips

Intel server chip rival officially launches Interlagos-based processors
14 Nov 2011

AMD announces 10 per cent cut to global workforce

It expects redundancies to save £73m in 2012
04 Nov 2011