Microsoft gets the Windows 8 blues

It now looks increasingly likely that Microsoft will have to perform a dramatic u-turn on the Windows 8 interface.

Intel ready to do harm to ARM

Intel is finally starting to take the mobile market seriously, three years too late for anyone to care. The chipmaker has finally revealed its next generation Silvermont microarchitecture, and although it is late to the party, it looks like an impressive piece of tech.

Fabless chip companies are a growing trend

According to a new set of figures out of IC Insights, fabless IC companies will command at least 33 percent of the total IC market by 2017. 

Rumors swirl around AMD buy

Opinion If you read the financial press you might be surprised to learn that AMD is about to be bought by every company under the sun.

Bankrupt Lehman Brothers sues Intel

The bankrupt Lehman Brothers is suing Intel, claiming that the chip company violated the terms of a collateral swap agreement.

Intel Iris GPUs look like they're fast

Intel is starting to talk up its next generation GPUs, dubbed Iris. The new GPU is set to debut in Haswell later this year and it seems to be quite a performer. 

Bag designer decides to experiment with Atom

Fashion bag designer Intel has detailed plans to give its Atom chip a make over.

Google tests Intel Haswell-powered Chromebook

Google is reportedly testing a new Chromebook powered by Intel's x86 Haswell SoC.

Claim: Intel's Core i7-4960X Ivy Bridge-E SoC is only 10% faster

Hardcore tech enthusiasts are often quite excited when hardware benchmarks tip up before they are officially available.

Why Intel is returning to the memory market

Graphics is a focal point of the upcoming Haswell platform, necessitating a high bandwidth memory solution. To deliver high performance Intel is returning to the DRAM market, which it unceremoniously exited in 1985.

Intel in All-in-One PC push

Intel is reportedly pushing a new all-in-one PC concept in an effort to boost sales and finally make AIOs mainstream. 

Why Paul Otellini shouldn’t step down as Intel CEO

I spend much of my time covering CEOs. While the compensation is often spectacular, the job is a life and family killer and I’ve seen more people worse for the job then better for it. 

AMD in the red but things not looking black

AMD reported its Q1 numbers last night and they were slightly better than Wall Street’s expectations.

Intel resigns itself to a future without the letter "i"

Opinion In his departing notes to shareholders last night, Intel CEO Paul Otellini was remarkably upbeat about a boat that is increasingly beginning to resemble the now famous Itanic.

Intel says Bay Trail chips will push Windows 8 mobile devices to $200

Touchscreen notebooks and tablets running Microsoft's flagship Windows 8 operating system are still considered somewhat expensive by mainstream users.

Intel maintains Ultrabook delusions

Fashion bag maker Intel seems set to go the way of the other fashion outfit, Christian Lacroix.

Can Intel catch up to the ARM revolution?

The mobile industry is currently dominated by ARM's RISC-based architecture. As veteran industry analyst Jon Peddie notes, the price/power/performance efficiency of the RISC-based heterogeneous SoCs and their multi I/O is satisfying a great many needs for hundreds of millions of people worldwide.

Intel, Microsoft exhibiting dinosaur traits

Opinion It was Jerry Sanders III who first coined the phrase that, together with Intel and Microsoft, AMD and the other two were the “Holy Trinity”.

Shuttle preps fanless Celeron-powered PC

Shuttle is well known for its lineup of fanless x86 PCs, most of which are powered by Intel's Atom processor.

PC industry now faces major challenges

Opinion There is no other way of saying it, PC makers are in a world of trouble. The slump is getting worse and many punters now believe that we might see two subsequent quarters of double digit decline. The trouble is, they can’t do much about it, at least not in the short term.