TSMC and Samsung have both announced advanced process nodes aimed at automotive applications such as ADAS and autonomous driving, for TSMC on 7nm and Samsung on 8nm.
Samsung Foundry, Arm and Synposys have collaborated to enable Arm's upcoming Hercules CPU IP on Samsung's 5LPE EUV process, using Synopsys' tools.
Intel has discontinued the Skylake-SP Xeon processors with integrated Omni-Path Architecture (OPA) fabric on-package. The news follows earlier comments by Intel that it has stopped OPA development.
TSMC claims it is delivering the first EUV chips to market with its N7+ process. It delivers a 15% increase in density compared to N7 and has reached similar yield levels.
A conspicuous tweet by Intel's chief architect Raja Koduri could point towards a June 2020 unveil or release date for its Xe graphics cards.
Intel Chief Data Scientist Melvin Greer was hired by the FBI to help with its hybrid cloud computing, as well as other FBI data management responsibilities.
Microsoft has announced that it has developed a custom SQ1 processor in partnership with Qualcomm, as part of the Surface Pro X. It has a 2TFLOPS GPU and a 9TOPS AI engine.
Researchers from Purdue University have demonstrated for the first time probabilistic computing hardware, factorizing 945 by using eight probabilistic bits or p-bits.
Oracle invested $40 million in Arm server chipmaker Ampere in April this year and also bought hardware for development and testing purposes.
Two Intel vice presidents have left the company. The departures concern the VP of Client Architecture and Innovation and the VP of System Software Products.
TSMC and Arm have announced the industry's first 7nm chiplet system with a CoWoS interposer for HPC. It has four 4GHz Cortex-A72 cores per chiplet and uses the new LIPINCON interconnect.
GlobalFoundries' 12LP+ process will see volume production in 2021. It's supposed to provide a 20% increase in performance or a 40% reduction in power.
A new roadmap provided by Aspeed shows that Sapphire Rapids is scheduled for an early 2021 launch despite a recent Ice Lake-SP delay to the second half of 2020.
In a big milestone for quantum computing, Google claims that its 53-qubit quantum computer has solved a problem that would take a classical supercomputer thousands of years.
ARM recently announced its intent to support bfloat16 in the next revision of the ARMv8-A architecture. This article takes a look at the rise of the new deep learning number format.
Intel's Stratix 10 DX FPGA brings PCIe 4.0, Optane persistent memory and cache-coherency via UPI to the Stratix 10 series.
Intel has promoted two VPs, including Gregory Bryant from the PC group. Cormac Conroy from the company's modem business has resigned.
A posting on Twitter has revealed that Tiger Lake-U will feature a 50% larger L3 cache, to 12MB. It also indicated that the Willow Cove architecture doesn't have bfloat16 support.
An Intel-provided reference manual for Snow Ridge reveals the forthcoming 10nm networking SoC for 5G base stations is based on the Atom architecture. It also has a mesh.
Intel will analyze sprints at the 2020 Summer Olypmics in Tokyo using its new 3D Athlete Tracking technology.