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Rumor: Facebook Flirting With ARM Servers

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/08/facebook1.jpg" />According to a rumor on the Internet, Facebook may be rolling out a new data center filled with servers using ARM CPUs r

Intel expected to announce Atom N470 on Monday

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2010/02/atom.png" alt="" />Oh boy, Monday can't come soon enough. That’s when Intel’s expected to announce its N470 Atom CPU, according to CN

VIA’s 3000-series Nano CPUs promise longer battery, increased performance

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/11/nano.jpg">VIA has introduced its updated line of Nano processors, built for netbooks and all-in-one computers. The 3000 series promises a

ARM breaks 2GHz barrier with dual core Cortex-A9 processor

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/09/ARM.jpg">Great Neptune’s trousers! ARM has just announced the development of a dual core mobile processor capable of breaking the 2GHz

Ultra-thin laptops from ASUS, MSI, and Acer will use new Intel processors

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/07/intel.JPG" alt="Intel" />A veritable cornucopia of ultra-thin laptops is expected from the likes of Asus, Acer, and MSI in the near future. T

Intel and Nokia strike mobile CPU deal, details pending

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/02/intel-logo.jpg" alt="intel" />Looks like Intel is about to break into the mobile phone arena in a big way. According to Bloomberg, Intel

Intel details next-generation 'Pine Trail' Atom platform, intros updated 'Moblin' UI

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/pinetrail.JPG">Intel just held a teleconference outlining some information on its next Atom platform, code-named "Pine Trail" and introduced

AMD picks up market share for the first time in over a year

<img src="http://crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/05/dont_stop_believing.jpg" alt="AMD" />AMD gained 4.6 percent of the CPU market this past quarter, making it the first time in five quarters th

Atom CPU to get bumped to 2GHz?

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2009/03/6a00d83451c9ec69e20111690d338e970c.jpg">Next month may bring a new and improved Atom chip from Intel in the 2GHz Z550. The CPU features l

Intel to release 32nm Atom chip (‘Medfield’) in 2010

New Intel processor does away with front side bus, adds third level of cache, brings back Hyperthreading

The fine people over at APC Mag got their hands on Intel’s Core i7 Nehalem processor (codenamed Bloomfield) and have bestowed upon us the following information: Intel has moved the memory controller

Photolithography and the next step in making transistors

The always excellent IEEE Spectrum has a great article right now that is both a primer for current chip manufacturing techniques and a look at what the challenges are that chipmakers are facing. As we

New VIA VB8001 ‘Nano’ processor and motherboard combo, plus more early info about holiday offerings

You guys like computers, do ya? Me too. I spent a fair amount of time with the good people at VIA today and got some info about various upcoming products – some that have just been announced and som

Dual-core Atom chips now shipping from Intel

These little netbooks that we hear about day in and day out are about to get a little zippier, thanks to Intel’s dual-core Atom chip – the 330 – shipping out to vendors. The September launch see

Dual-core Atom chip coming from Intel, new mobo too

Intel’s got a dual-core Atom chip on the way, likely in September to dovetail with the release of a new motherboard that’s compatible with the CPU. The processor is called the 330 and, although th

AMD taking the bullet train to Splitsville?

Advanced Micro Devices is apparently getting set to split up into two companies, according to TG Daily. There are two fluffy, happy, candy-cane strategies currently in place, one called Asset Light an

Intel's many-core pseudo-GPU CPU: Larrabee

I can be a chip-head sometimes when it suits me, but most of this discussion is way over my level of expertise. You can read the 16-page writeup over at Anandtech if you want, but you better be ready

Intel's Atom vs VIA's Nano: apples vs oranges, but still

We’re all hearing a lot about Intel’s Atom range of processors these days, likely because of the tiny laptop revolution (or whatever you want to call it). While VIA’s Nano is not com

Intel to release quad-core mobile chips in August

Quad-core mobile chips are coming from Intel next month. Still no word on when we’ll actually see enough applications that take advantage of all four cores at once, but that’s a different story fo

Intel delays dual-core Atom chips until September?

About a month ago, we reported that Intel would begin production on a dual-core Atom chip in July. I said “Might as well just wait for the quad-core Atoms to come out in August, huh?” Nobody laugh
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