Intel phases out 130 nm Itanium 2, Xeon 7000 series

Intel sent out a notification that it has started a discontinuance program Madison 9M Itanium processors as well as Xeon 7000-series MP processors.

University ‘Spin-Doctors’ measure and control electrons

Dover (DE) - Researchers from the University of Delaware and Cambridge NanoTech claim they can measure and transport the spin of electrons in silicon.  Using a small silicon chip, the scientists are able to send electrons down a small wire and then measure and change the direction of spin.  The discovery could be a boon to the nascent quantum computer industry because silicon is the most popular element used in computers.

IPC makers not expected to showcase Bearlake at Computex

Server CPU market gears up for 65nm production

Samsung SDI to volume produce AM OLED panels in H2 07

AMD announces details of next-gen mobile processor “Griffin”

Sunnyvale (CA) – AMD claims that it has been gaining market shares with its Turion mobile processor over the past two years, but the CPU is far from being a threat to Intel’s Core 2 Duo. In 2008, the company will introduce the “Griffin” dual-core mobile processor as part of the “Puma” platform, which promises to deliver power and performance enhancements and introduce AMD’s version of on-board flash cache.  

Microsoft looks over "next-gen PCs"

Recently, Microsoft held a contest to see who could come up with the best new age PC design.  Extra: Image Gallery

AMD Barcelona launch delayed?

AMD's CTO: Intel is an old-school company

Monterey (CA) – AMD is going through challenging times these days, with enormous losses on the one side and a new quad-core CPU that needs to re-establish the firm’s competitiveness with Intel on the other. We recently caught up with Phil Hester and got answers to some of our questions about AMD - the competition with Intel, the strategy behind the Fusion processor. Join us for a chat with AMD’s chief technology officer.

Samsung develops 8 GB flash card for cellphones

Samsung announced that it has developed a microSD flash memory card with 8 GB of capacity.

Upcoming Intel E2000 launch to spur clearance of Pentium D 900

Intel to showcase Harpertown at Computex 2007

Samsung introduces new 22" LCD monitor

Intel changes stepping, thermal specifications of entry-level Core 2 Duo

Santa Clara (CA) – The Core 2 Duo E4400 processor is the latest Core 2 Duo processor to transition to a new stepping and new thermal specifications that provide more room for overclockers and enable system builders to scale back case cooling solutions.

Gigabyte to ship mini-DTX motherboard in July

Los Angeles (CA) – Gigabyte today said that it will be offering a motherboard that follows AMD’s recently proposed mini DTX specifications in July of this year. Gigabyte is the first company to announce a product based on AMD’s mini-DTX specification outlined in February of this year. The new motherboard is currently on display at the WinHEC 2007 conference in Los Angeles and is promised to be shipping in July.  

Extreme Earthing: Logitech’s Space Navigator

Chicago (IL) – There is no better toy for Google Earth addicts than Logitech’s Space Navigator. The 3D controller acts as an add-on to your desktop and enables users to  jump into a rollercoaster virtual sightseeing ride – motion sickness included. It’s about as close to reality as it gets. Here’s a first look at the device.  

Intel validates DDR3 memory from Elpida, Micron, Samsung

Chicago (IL) – As the release of Intel’s 3-series chipsets and FSB1333 Core 2 Duo processors approaches, more system memory suppliers have been validated buy Intel to provide memory for its platform code-named “Bearlake”.

Intel moves flagship quad-core processor to new stepping

Intel is transitioning its Core 2 Extreme QX6800 processor from the B-3 to the G-0 stepping.

TG Daily interview: AMD imagines 16 graphics cores for CPUs

TG Daily caught up with Rick Bergman, senior vice president, PC business unit, for AMD’s ATI Technologies. He shared his thoughts about ATI under the new corporate umbrella of AMD and shed more light on the six-month delay of ATI’s latest-and-greatest graphics processor, the Radeon HD 2000 processor series.

AMD officially announces ATI HD 2000 graphics line

AMD has announced their new HD 2000 series of cards.  Boasting up to 320 stream processing units and the industry’s first 512-bit memory bus, the cards hope to dislodge Nvidia from graphics supremacy.