microchips

IBM’s new Power9 chip was built for AI and machine learning

In a world that requires increasing amounts of compute power to handle the resource-intensive demands of workloads like artificial intelligence and machine learning, IBM enters the fray with its lates

Crunch Report | DOJ Accuses Four People of 2014 Yahoo Hack

DOJ accuses four people of a 2014 Yahoo hack, Reid Hoffman joins Microsoft's board of directors, a new process for visualizing chips and solving Uber's navigation problem. All this on Crunch Report.

Cisco to acquire Leaba Semiconductor for $320 million as buying spree continues

Cisco continued its buying spree today as it announced its intention to acquire Israeli chip designer Leaba Semiconductor for $320 million. Cisco sees this acquisition as a way to bolster its hard

With No Buyer For The ST-Ericsson JV, Chipmaker Cuts 1,600 Workers And Prepares For Divorce

More developments on the grim story of <a target="_blank" href="http://www.stericsson.com/">ST-Ericsson</a>, the unprofitable JV between <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ericsson.com">Ericsson</a>

Super-efficient micro-microchip could run on body heat and motion

It’s a big day for hot chips. No, not them. Researchers at MIT have created a tiny chip that is so efficient (it uses 0.3 volts, half as much as Intel’s “Atom”) that it could c

Nerdy Felons Steal $190k in Microchips

While most of us are at the height of the giving feeling this holiday season, some crooks out of Silicon Valley are more interested in taking. In a clever heist straight out of CHiPs ’07, a gang