With AMD stock trading at almost half the price it commanded last summer, some investors believe it is a great time to invest in the “David” of x86 chip manufacturers.
A great deal of IBM’s former x86 server business has kept on truckin’, as Avnet Technology Solutions continued it global distributorship right through the October closing.
AMD is reducing prices on some of its APUs by 15 to 25 percent, aligning itself against comparable Intel products and some of its more expensive, previously released products
ARM chips may have led the way in low-power mobile applications, but Intel’s small form factor and accompanying power has rapidly cut any advantage in embedded development, said John McHale, the editorial director small form factors.
Wall Street, at least a number of analysts, are seeing Intel as a big winner in Samsung’s decision to employ the Intel Celeron N2840 for the latest version of its Chromebook 2.
Sage Electronic Engineering LLC has released a board support package for AMD Trinity processors, including configuration for the AMD Parmer and Thatcher mainboards.
Back to getting small, a new Intel-based product apparently slipped into the holiday market this week: A thumb drive looking device that probably functions best as an HDMI TV stick, but is actually pitched as a functioning PC.
While most of us have been deriding IBM’s departure from the hardware business — having to pay Global Foundries $1.5 billion to take its fabricating facilities off its hands – there is another school of thought:
Maybe these guys at IBM are smarter than we think.
Speculation today was that Intel will delay releases of both high-end Broadwell processors for desktops, as well as the architecture change to Skylake.
Apparently, the software giant’s first foray into wearables will go cross platform, working in synch with iPhones, Android devices and Windows Phones.