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Nvidia turns to liquid cooling to curb data centre energy consumption
Nvidia's new liquid cooled A100 card
data centres

Nvidia turns to liquid cooling to curb data centre energy consumption

More use cases are on the way as chip giant goes all-in on liquid cooling tech
24 May 2022
Broadcom reportedly looking at acquiring cloud company VMware
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mergers and acquisitions

Broadcom reportedly looking at acquiring cloud company VMware

Chipmaking giant is hoping to solidify its software base to give it more flexibility in targeting the data centre market
23 May 2022
What is cache memory?
A microprocessor found inside a smartphone
data processing

What is cache memory?

We explain the different categories of cache memory and how it differs from RAM
18 May 2022
Intel reaffirms commitment to expanding global supply chain
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components

Intel reaffirms commitment to expanding global supply chain

CEO Pat Gelsinger says “chips have never been so sexy”
11 May 2022
The reinvention of Intel
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components

The reinvention of Intel

Why the chip pioneer’s strategic pivot mirrors the shifting values of the IT industry as a whole
11 May 2022
Microsoft reveals adaptive accessories lineup
Microsoft customisable PC buttons
Hardware

Microsoft reveals adaptive accessories lineup

Tech giant to launch customisable mouse, buttons and hub in the Autumn
11 May 2022
Nvidia settles cryptomining charges for $5.5 million
Nvidia offices in Santa Clara California
cryptocurrencies

Nvidia settles cryptomining charges for $5.5 million

Nvidia’s gaming chips had been used to mine cryptocurrency, including Ethereum, since at least 2018
9 May 2022
Arm China CEO refuses to step down despite being dismissed
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Business strategy

Arm China CEO refuses to step down despite being dismissed

This is the second time Arm has tried to get rid of the CEO, after falling out with him in 2020
5 May 2022
Arm finally ousts China CEO to clear way for IPO
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Business strategy

Arm finally ousts China CEO to clear way for IPO

This is the second time the company has tried to get rid of CEO Allen Wu from its Arm joint venture in China
29 Apr 2022
India lures chip firms in bid to become global semiconductor giant
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components

India lures chip firms in bid to become global semiconductor giant

The prime minister claims the country’s talent pool makes up to 20% of the world’s semiconductor design engineers
29 Apr 2022
TSMC founder brands Intel’s US expansion plans an ‘exercise in futility’
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components

TSMC founder brands Intel’s US expansion plans an ‘exercise in futility’

The US doesn’t have the fabrication talent pool to successfully grow its chipmaking capabilities, Morris Chang suggests
22 Apr 2022
Intel suspends operations in Russia
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Business operations

Intel suspends operations in Russia

The move comes 34 days after Intel joined AMD in halting chip sales to Russia
6 Apr 2022
Raspberry Pi ten years on: Breathing new life into retro machines
The Raspberry Pi Model B
Hardware

Raspberry Pi ten years on: Breathing new life into retro machines

A full decade after the Raspberry Pi first hit shelves, the microcomputer is reviving older PCs and games consoles
6 Apr 2022
What is Microsoft Pluton?
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Security

What is Microsoft Pluton?

A quick look at Microsoft's new approach to CPUs that promises to revolutionise Windows security
5 Apr 2022
Dell refreshes XPS laptops with Intel's 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs
A closeup of the Dell XPS 17's keyboard
Laptops

Dell refreshes XPS laptops with Intel's 12th-gen Alder Lake CPUs

New silicon boosts performance in 15in and 17in form factors
25 Mar 2022
Nvidia announces Arm-based Grace CPU "Superchip"
The Nvidia Grace CPU Superchip
Hardware

Nvidia announces Arm-based Grace CPU "Superchip"

The 144-core processor is destined for AI infrastructure and high performance computing
23 Mar 2022
Foxconn resumes iPhone SE production in Shenzhen
iPhone SE front and back
Hardware

Foxconn resumes iPhone SE production in Shenzhen

The week-long lockdown is said to have had next to no effect on Foxconn’s clients
21 Mar 2022
Intel to invest €33 billion in EU chip manufacturing
Design of Intel's new factory in Magdeburg, Germany
Business operations

Intel to invest €33 billion in EU chip manufacturing

This will include the long-rumoured €17 billion semiconductor fab mega-site in Magdeburg, Germany
15 Mar 2022
MWC 2022: Qualcomm announces “world’s first” 5G AI and Wi-Fi 7 chips
Qualcomm stand at MWC 2022 with Snapdragon logo visible
system on chip (SoC)

MWC 2022: Qualcomm announces “world’s first” 5G AI and Wi-Fi 7 chips

The Snapdragon X70 5G and the FastConnect 7800 are expected to be included in commercial devices in the second half of 2022
28 Feb 2022
Tech data expands range of power protection services
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components

Tech data expands range of power protection services

Freshly bolstered offering has been designed to help partners extend their value-added capabilities
22 Feb 2022
Apple's first M2 MacBook might arrive next month
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Hardware

Apple's first M2 MacBook might arrive next month

The custom chip is likely to debut at an event on 8 March alongside "at least" one new Mac device
21 Feb 2022
India attracts $20 billion in investment bids for chip and display fabs
A chip technician examining a semiconductor chip
components

India attracts $20 billion in investment bids for chip and display fabs

The government is hoping to position the country as a global technology and electronics production hub
21 Feb 2022
Intel needs to start living up to its reputation
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components

Intel needs to start living up to its reputation

To fend off the competition, the chipmaker needs to get back to innovation for its own sake
21 Feb 2022