2017-07-18 - Rick Merritt

Intel strikes back in x86 server CPUs

The platinum 8180 and 8160 versions of Skylake have edged AMD’s Epyc 7601 by 2% to 28% in performance and…

2017-07-10 - Toshiba

Graphics processor draws 70μA/MHz in active mode

The TZ1201XBG graphics processor is based on a 32-bit ARM Cortex-M4F processor, capable of operating at 96MHz, according to Toshiba.

2017-07-04 - Synopsys

EV6x upgrade promises 4x performance improvement

The EV6x vision processors for ADAS have an improved dedicated and programmable convolutional neural network (CNN) engine and support all…

- Rick Merritt

NXP seeks wider natural-language processing

The goal for NXP is to extend its approach for natural-language processing, claiming that dedicated hardware is not required in…

2017-06-06 - AMD

AMD seeks growth in diversity

The company is ramping up new products across a diverse set of markets, delivering high-performance processors that meet customer demands.

2017-05-05 - Vivek Nanda

Freescale gets NXP top MCU vendor spot

Strong growth in MCUs for IoT applications and suppliers jockeying for marketshare resulted in several acquisitions. IC Insights reveals how…

2017-04-28 - EE Times India

28nm quad-core LTE SoC powers Micromax Bharat 2

The SC9832 processer clocks at 1.3GHz and supports 4G with VoLTE, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0 and GPS, according to…

2017-04-07 - EE Times India

I/O controllers enable 1.6M read ops/sec

Microsemi's smart storage solutions target 'Flash performance' for data center servers with 12Gbps SAS or 6Gbps SATA HDDs or SSDs.

2017-04-05 - Graham Prophet

Expanded Synergy MCUs cover up to 240MHz frequencies

Renesas has seven MCU Groups with 57 devices with on-chip flash memory sizes of 64kB, 128kB, 256kB, 512kB, 1MB, 2MB…

2017-03-09 - AMD

AMD preps for data centre return with 32-core Naples

Naples, which will ship in Q2, packs 32 dual-threaded cores, eight memory channels running up to 2,400MHz and 128 lanes…