Nvidia Shield to hit the streets for $299

Nvidia has lowered the price of Shield handheld gaming console to $299 a week before the device is slated to hits the streets.

Nvidia to license GPU cores

Nvidia will now be licensing its GPU cores, along with other contents of the company's expansive visual computing portfolio. 

Nvidia says PS4, Xbox One good for PC gaming

Nvidia exec Toni Temasi says he is "glad" the next-generation of consoles are here, "if for no other reason to raise the bar."

Analyst: Intel Atom chip outperforms Nvidia, Qualcomm and Samsung

Analysts at ABI Research report that Intel’s latest Atom processor - the Z2580 clocked at 2.0 GHz - sets the bar for performance and current drain in smartphones.

Nvidia: Disruption is good for you

Nvidia seems to think that no crisis should ever go to waste, hence it believes it can capitalize on disruptions in the PC market and weather the storm with ease.

Global semiconductor sales down

Revenues for the global semiconductor market dropped two percent year on year to $295 billion in 2012, IDC's latest semiconductor application forecast reports.

AMD lags behind Samsung, Qualcomm

AMD has fallen behind rivals Qualcomm and Samsung on IC Insights' list of microprocessor vendors.

AMD wins fight over Nvidia workers

AMD has won a rather unusual legal battle involving a small gang of AMD defectors who gave in to the dark side of the Force and joined Nvidia.

AMD stock slumps

Although AMD has seen better days, the stock had quite a rally in the first half of the year. Propped up by encouraging console design wins, AMD gained 83 percent this year, but now it is tumbling back again. 

Intel will win in foundry wars

Moore's Law is eventually going to crush Intel's opposition as companies are unable to pay the huge costs involved in R&D and new process gear.

Nvidia does better than analysts expected

Graphics chip maker Nvidia has done a lot better than analysts were expecting and announced third quarter results which are not that bad.

Unknown chipmaker steals march on Intel, Qualcomm

Chinese chip vendor Allwinner Technologies might have sold more application processors for tablets in 2012 than Intel and Qualcomm put together.

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. 

Video: Nvidia's Tegra 5 (Logan) SoC is all that and more

CEO Jen-Hsun Huang took to the stage this week on Nvidia's Annual Investor Day to showcase Logan, aka as the Tegra 5 SoC.

TSMC foundry business booms

TSMC, the world’s biggest foundry for hire, has seen its sales surge 18.9 percent in March from a year earlier

Intel, AMD battle it out over APUs

An interview with AMD last week shed light on the latest battleground between Intel and AMD which underlies future changes in computing. 

A closer look at Nvidia's Project Shield

Nvidia's Project Shield can best be described as an Android-powered mobile console that is also capable of streaming games from a Windows PC.

All not so rosy on the Samsung front

Although Samsung is currently the darling of the tech press and Android geeks, all might not be well in South Korea.

Nvidia "bitter" about the PS4

AMD claims that Nvidia's attacks on the Sony's PS4 are just sour grapes because it did not get the graphics chip contract.

Intel approached Nvidia's CEO

It’s an unlikely thing, we know, but we don’t do April Fool’s jokes. Sources at Intel Santa Clara have assured us that the CEO of Nvidia, Jen-Hsen Huang was approached by headhunters seeking for a replacement for Paul Otellini, who stands down at the chip giant at the end of May.