Chips and components

ARM takes on Intel in 64-bit chip market

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It is likely Windows 8 will support ARM chips as a result
28 Oct 2011

Crash Podcast - Government's saving plans, mass malware and ARM

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This week we discuss the government's strategy to save £1.4bn using IT, a new mass SQL injection malware attack, and a new server operating system designed to work with ARM chips
21 Oct 2011

Modular datacentres from HP boost R&D at Airbus

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So-called PODs were up and running just four months after HP took the order
29 Sep 2011

Intel Developer Forum roundup

Google, McAfee and Microsoft shared the stage with other industry giants at this year's Intel Developer Forum
16 Sep 2011

Opinion: Mixing silicon and grey matter is a mad idea

If a chip can mimic the human brain, would it not also be susceptible to human error?
13 Sep 2011

Intel and Microsoft developers gather as rivals turn up heat in crucial mobile market

Premier developer events in the US are critical to Microsoft's war with Apple and Google, and Intel's battle with ARM
12 Sep 2011

Crash Podcast - Sony's security and Microsoft and Intel's conferences

This week we discuss Sony's appointment of a new chief information security officer, and the Microsoft and Intel conferences in the US next week
09 Sep 2011

IBM and 3M set to develop 'silicon skyscrapers'

The new 3D microprocessors will be 1,000 times more powerful than current alternatives
09 Sep 2011

Tech developer Plastic Logic heads back to Cambridge

The company had left Cambridge for Silicon Valley in the 1980s
07 Sep 2011

Nanotechnology and AI: a lethal mix


01 Sep 2011

XXX processor


24 Aug 2011

Foot-long strap-ons


23 Aug 2011

Crash Podcast - HP's big news and IBM's brain chips

Tech Talk has been rebranded as 'Crash', but still covers the week's top IT news stories with lively debate and banter
19 Aug 2011

Slavish response to IBM innovation


19 Aug 2011

IBM unveils chips that mimic the human brain

Could spawn "cognitive computers" that will be able to learn and remember
18 Aug 2011

PC microprocessor market remains stable

IDC's research into the microprocessor market finds that all is well
04 Aug 2011

Science body reveals how it manages big data

The Science and Technology Facilities Council processes 10TB of data each day from the Large Hadron Collider
26 Jul 2011

HP sues Oracle over support for Intel Itanium processor

Tech giants share more than 140,000 customers
16 Jun 2011

Intel unveils Ultrabooks at Computex

Ultra-thin, touch-screen netbooks will hit the market later this year priced around £600
01 Jun 2011

Researchers boost multi-core chip power by 40 per cent

Scientists in US develop tools to beef up multi-core chip performance
26 May 2011

Sony expects huge net loss after earthquake and PSN hack

The electronics company expects to post losses of £1.97bn
23 May 2011

Tech Talk 29 - IT News and Debate

Join Tech Talk for a roundup of the week's top IT news stories
06 May 2011

Unusually strong first quarter for microprocessor shipments

Outlook for the rest of the year looks decent, says IDC
06 May 2011

Intel Tri-Gate brings new dimension to transistor technology

New transistors for 22nm chips promise 'unprecedented combination of power savings and performance gains'
05 May 2011