Google To Make Its Own Quantum Processors

Google To Make Its Own Quantum Processors

Google is a curious web search company with its hand in almost everything – from wearable devices to robots. The company already has access to a quantum computing device for artificial intelligence experiments. But now, Google has decided to make its own Quantum processors.

By On September 5, 2014 1 Response
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IBM Built “Brain-like” Processor “TrueNorth”, It Can Mimic Human Brain

IBM Built “Brain-like” Processor “TrueNorth”, It Can Mimic Human Brain

IBM has created a customized “brain-like” processor called TrueNorth that can mimic human brain. It comes with a whopping 4,096 processor cores. The chip contains 5.4 billion transistors. Furthermore, it is capable of mimicking 256 million synapses and 1 million human neurons.

By On August 12, 2014 Respond
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Apple’s New Mac Pro Comes With A Removable CPU

Apple’s New Mac Pro Comes With A Removable CPU

Conventionally, Apple releases products which are terribly hard to disassemble. This may not be quite true for the company’s new Mac Pro which, a recent teardown reveals, comes with a removable CPU.

By On December 28, 2013 Respond
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Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 805, Aimed At Bringing 4K Video To Smartphones

Qualcomm Unveils Snapdragon 805, Aimed At Bringing 4K Video To Smartphones

With increasingly higher-resolution displays arriving in latest smartphones, it is only a matter of time before Ultra HD 4K video could be seen on mobile devices. To that end, Qualcomm has now created Snapdragon 805, a new processor which can enable a smartphone to play, record and stream truly Ultra HD videos.

By On November 22, 2013 Respond
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Intel Spends Billions Of Dollars On EUV Technology

Intel Spends Billions Of Dollars On EUV Technology

Over the past few years, the processing speeds of our machines have bumped up by a huge margin, following the famous Moore’s law. But companies like Intel are finding it increasingly difficult to keep up with this pace. This is precisely why Intel is spending billions on EUV technology, which can help in creating unbelievably small processors.

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Intel May Launch New Processors For Tablets In 2014

Intel May Launch New Processors For Tablets In 2014

This year, Intel has been gearing up to focus on the smartphone and tablet market with its upcoming ‘Silvermont’ architecture. Now, however, DigiTimes has reported that the chip-maker will be launch the next generation of its tablet processors, touted as Cherry Trail lineup, in 2014.

By On August 21, 2013 Respond
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Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel Aims To Pack Haswell Processors In Thinner, Lighter Devices

Intel is committed to bring its mainstream chips to thinner and lighter devices. The chip maker has achieved another milestone to reduce the power consumption of its Haswell chips.

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Movidius Working On A Processor That’ll Keep Your Smartphone Camera Always On

Movidius Working On A Processor That’ll Keep Your Smartphone Camera Always On

Most of the smartphones today come with severe battery constraints, so much so that intensive use can drain them in less than a day. However, Movidius aims to resolve this with the help of tiny co-processors which, it claims, can furnish several teraflops of computing power.

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Samsung’s ARM Chip Beats Intel Atom After Benchmark Revised

Samsung’s ARM Chip Beats Intel Atom After Benchmark Revised

Earlier reports claimed Intel Atom processors perform better compared to ARM-based chips. But a revised AnTuTu Benchmark has questioned the claims.

By On July 13, 2013 Respond
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Nvidia Will License Graphics Technology To Others

Nvidia Will License Graphics Technology To Others

Nvidia is entering into the patent licensing business with full force. The chipmaker’s Chief Executive Jen-Hsun Huang said that his company will start licensing its graphics technology to other companies.

By On June 19, 2013 Respond
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Intel Starts Shipping Quad-Core Haswell Processors

Intel Starts Shipping Quad-Core Haswell Processors

Intel’s Haswell line-up, which had been anticipated for quite some time now, has made a lot of headlines recently. The company has finally started shipping the quad-core variants of the Haswell chips. These quad-core processors are primarily meant to be included in laptops and desktop PCs.

By On June 2, 2013 1 Response
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Samsung’s New Galaxy Tablet Will Feature Intel Chips

Samsung’s New Galaxy Tablet Will Feature Intel Chips

Over the recent years, Intel has tried hard to find itself a sizable space in the tablet market. However, not many notable vendors have used Intel chips in their smartphones or tablets. Now, though, Intel seems to have landed a fine deal with Samsung, with reports citing that the latter’s upcoming Galaxy tablet may feature an Intel processor.

By On June 2, 2013 1 Response
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Asus VivoBook V551 Ultrabook Powered By Intel’s Haswell CPU

Asus VivoBook V551 Ultrabook Powered By Intel’s Haswell CPU

Last month, we heard that Intel started shipping Haswell chips to major PC makers. But, devices were not out until now. The first device to be spotted with Intel’s Haswell CPU is Asus VivoBook V551 Ultrabook.

By On May 26, 2013 2 Responses
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Haswell Offers 50% Better Battery Life Than Ivy Bridge, Intel Claims

Haswell Offers 50% Better Battery Life Than Ivy Bridge, Intel Claims

Intel is gearing up to finally launch its next-generation chip line-up, based on Haswell microarchitecture. The company has made some tall claims about the new line-up, citing that Haswell will be able to furnish 50% improved battery life, compared to Ivy Bridge chips. If this proves to be true, it may render Haswell-based laptops a winner.

By On May 26, 2013 Respond
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Lenovo K900 Starts Selling In China, International Launch In Summer

Lenovo K900 Starts Selling In China, International Launch In Summer

Lenovo unveiled its first Android 4.0 phone, the K900, at CES 2013. The differentiating characteristic of this flagship phone is its Intel Clover Trail+ processor. The Intel-powered Lenovo K900 has started selling in China. Lenovo said the international launch, in unspecified markets, is due this summer.

By On May 20, 2013 Respond
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