The x86 chip is an Intel crown jewel. It’s the processor for millons of servers around the globe. But now it appears that software has invaded the land of hardware yet again with the news that a group of Russian developers are building an emulation capability to run x86 servers on ARM-based servers. → Read More
Intel’s second bite at the smartphone market has been more akin to a gentle nibbling around the edges. At the end of last year the chipmaker teased a smartphone reference design running its new Medfield x86 chip. Nine months Intel chips have found their way inside six smartphones, yet none apparently destined for the U.S. → Read More
Intel announced today that its sales for the third quarter will be lower than expected due to a decline in demand. Intel microprocessors use the x86 architecture found in most PCs and Macs today. Instead of $14.2 billion, Intel now anticipates $13.8 billion in revenue. It is not due to competition as AMD faces the same problem.
Even more important, that decline demonstrates once again that a… → Read More