Atom split with quantum mechanics, then put together again

Forget clumsy nuclear fission: researchers have now split an atom into two halves, pulled them apart and put them back together again.

Intel vows to outgun rivals as mobile chip war heats up



Intel has vowed to outperform its chip rivals in multiple markets, including in the traditional PC space - which Intel currently dominates - as well as the ARM-controlled mobile sector. 


Intel's 22nm Valley View Atom is a quad-core SoC



Intel's 22nm "Valley View" Atom processor is reportedly a quad-core SoC loaded with Ivy Bridge graphics.

 The next-gen chip - which could arrive by 2013 - may also offer a 4x performance boost.

'Perfect' transistor built from a single atom

Physicists have created a working transistor using only a single phosphorus atom placed precisely in a silicon crystal.

Team models Jupiter's Trojan asteroids inside a single atom

Rice University physicists have built an accurate model of part of the solar system inside a single atom of potassium.

Intel-powered smartphones to debut this year

Intel's issued its first serious challenge to ARM with the announcement that its chips are to feature in smartphones from Motorola and Lenovo.

Unfazed Intel to press ahead with MeeGo

Nokia may have launched its first and last Meego-powered smartphone, but Intel remains determined to press ahead with the development of its versatile Linux-based operating system.

Intel details Chrome OS collaboration

Earlier this week, Google debuted its first-gen Chromebook lineup by showcasing several devices from industry heavyweights Samsung and Acer.

Intel eyes next-gen Atom architecture with Silvermont

Intel is reportedly prepping a new Atom chip architecture that "goes beyond" the company's recently introduced 3D Tri-Gate transistors.

World's smallest data memory: a single atom

Researchers at the Max Planck Institute of Quantum Optics have created the world's smallest data memory, storing quantum information in a single atom.

Intel's Oak Trail challenges ARM to a mobile duel


Intel has debuted its next-gen mobile Atom chip at the Developer Forum in Beijing.

Is Intel killing x86 architecture?

Microsoft running Windows on ARM SoCs? Nvidia building a RISC-powered CPU? Yes, the industry message to Intel is crystal clear: We will no longer be bound by the shackles of x86 architecture.

Linutop gets Intel Atom makeover

Interested in picking up a low-cost, Linux-powered nettop for the holidays? Well, you may want to check out the Linutop 3. 


Intel optimizes netbooks with dual-core Atom chip

Intel's latest dual-core, mobile Atom processor is hitting store shelves today in netbooks designed by a number of OEMs, including Acer, Asus, Fujitsu, Lenovo, LG, Samsung, MSI and Toshiba.

Mobile Wars: Intel says it is ready to take on ARM 


Intel is preparing to wage an epic battle against ARM's current domination of the smartphone and tablet markets. 

Will Atom-powered smartphones offer a multi-boot option?

Imagine if you could boot multiple operating systems on an Atom-powered smartphone without spending hours hacking, modding or rooting.

Intel to expand set-top box business

Intel has confirmed that it will be expanding its set-top box business by acquiring Texas Instruments' cable modem lineup.

Would you like Windows or Android with your Moorestown?

Chinese manufacturer Teso is showcasing a 9.7 inch tablet that will be available in two iterations: a 1.2GHz Intel Atom Z515 chip or a 1.9GHz Intel Atom Z650 processor.

Intel Atom powers 1,000 mph car

Intel's Atom processor can be found inside everything from netbooks to smartphones. But now 7 of the ubiquitous chips have been spotted inside the Bloodhound SSC, a jet and rocket-powered supersonic car expected to break the 1,000 mph barrier.

Aava debuts X86 SDK for Android developers

Aava Mobile has introduced a hardware-enhanced SDK targeted at Android developers writing apps for Morestown-powered tablets and smartphones.