Annual Report also discusses shortages and Habana.
Intel has joined the CHIPS Alliance to faster a chiplet ecosystem around its AIB protocol for connecting chiplets.
AI startup Groq becomes the second startup to deliver its AI inference chip to the cloud. Its tensor streaming processor has 1000 TOPS.
Andy Bryant will step down as chairman after the company’s stockholder meeting in May, and lead independent director Dr. Omar Ishrak will succeed him. Intel also elected a new board member.
AMD won best server processor with Rome, Intel won in the category of best technology with its 3D stacking Foveros. Other winners include Habana, Arm and Huawei.
HPE has warned customers that it expects Intel's shortages are to persevere throughout 2020, and advises customers to chose alternatives to the Cascade Lake-SP processors.
AMD has hired top Intel FPGA executive Dan McNamara to lead the company's Server Business Unit. He will be responsible for building on the successful launch of last year's Epyc Rome processor.
The downturn in the memory market has led Intel to reclaim the top spot in the global semiconductor market in 2019. The company took the throne back from Samsung, who took it in 2017 from Intel.
Intel will detail its upcoming Xe architecture for integrated and discrete graphics, including software optimization guidance and performance improvements.
Pure-play foundry sales grew 6% in China last year, according to market research, making it the only region to register a sales increase.
Laptop vendors were reportedly still impacted by Intel's supply issues in the Q4 2019, and laptop shipments are expected to drop up to 15% in Q1 2020.
The U.S. announced a new set of guidelines for autonomous vehicles, and those guidelines were quickly criticized by safety advocates for lack of meaningful regulation.
Seagate has announced the modular Lyve Drive Storage System, a portfolio of 10 products for datasphere environments.
Intel released its quarterly Linux Media Driver update during the holidays. It brings support for Tiger Lake, Jasper Lake and Elkhart Lake.
Intel Mobileye announced two partnerships at CES 2020 to build out a Mobility-as-a-Service (MaaS) robotaxi fleet in South Korea and bring L2+ offerings to China.
Qualcomm announced its end-to-end Snapdragon Ride platform that covers L1/L2 safety ADAS, L2+ convenience ADAS and L4/L5 fully autonomous driving. It also announced a Car-to-Cloud platform.
Broadcom announced a series of chipsets for the new Wi-Fi 6E extension of 802.11ax that brings Wi-Fi to the 6GHz band.
MediaTek announced the 7nm Dimensity 800 SoC that features a built-in 5G modem, a 2.4 TOPS AI processing unit and an octa-core CPU with four A76 cores clocked at 2GHz.
According to Apple Daily, AMD will become TSMC's largest 7nm customer in the second half of 2020, driven by a doubling in orders and Apple moving to 5nm.