ARM Reportedly Directs Staff to Stop Working with Huawei, Leaving Company In Awkward Position

After the Trump administration placed Huawei on the U.S. Entity List due to concerns that Huawei poses a national security risk, that meant Huawei would be banned from buying products from U.S. tech organisations including big names such as Google, Qualcomm, Intel, and others. Read More >>

Uber Refunds £25 Cleaning Fee for Picking up Dropped Chip

That picture there shows an incredibly valuable chip, a chip that cost its owner £25 because she dropped it in the back of an Uber vehicle when returning from a night out. Read More >>

Hang On, Cod Might be Doomed Again

Just when we thought it was safe to eat the nice types of fish in the chip shop again instead of the flabby soggy ones Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall says are acceptable, our lovely cod is back on the danger list. Read More >>

ARM Holdings Turns Japanese in £24bn Mega Deal

ARM Holdings, the British chipmaker at the heart of the smartphone revolution, is soon to have a new owner. It's agreed to sell itself to Japan's Softbank, in a deal that values it at a stonking £24.3bn. Finally, a massive tech deal done in pounds. Read More >>

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New “KiloCore” Chip Is the World’s First With 1,000 Processors

In an impressive display of one-upmanship, UC Davis has created a monster of a chip, called “KiloCore,” which houses 1,000 independent processors. After a bit of maths, that comes out to a maximum computation rate of 1.78 trillion instructions per second. Holy shit. Read More >>

Intel’s Insane New Desktop CPU Has Ten Cores and Isn’t Cheap

If you need raw power in your desktop PC, Intel’s new CPU will be just the ticket. The new Extreme Edition of its regular Core i7 chip has 10 cores, each running at up to 3.5GHz. Read More >>

Qualcomm Could Pay Samsung Over $1 Billion to Make the Snapdragon 820 Chip

Qualcomm has confirmed that Samsung will build its flagship Snapdragon 820 mobile chip. The South Korean powerhouse could pocket over $1 billion from the deal, which would come in fairly handy right about now. Samsung’s had a relatively rough ride recently, financially-speaking, and is looking to explore new profit-boosting avenues. Read More >>

Amazon Now Sells its Very Own ARM Chips

If you thought Amazon’s own-branded products were a little strange — baby wipes, anyone? — then things just got a little more serious. The retailer has just announced that it’s starting to sell its own ARM-based silicon chips. Read More >>

This is Samsung’s Crazy New 128GB RAM Chip

This may look like a regular RAM chip, but it packs a mighty punch. This is the latest chunk of DDR4 RAM to roll off Samsung’s production line, and it squeezes a giddying 128GB into its little frame. Read More >>

Huawei’s New Chipset May Worry its Competition

Chinese smartphone manufacturer Huawei is gradually gaining traction in the west, and it’s latest chipset may just provide its competitors with a little cause for concern. Read More >>

Intel’s New Skylake Processors: What You Need To Know

Stop. Don’t buy that new Windows laptop or tablet. Don’t pull the trigger unless you’re getting a truly amazing deal. Because today, Intel’s launching its latest processor — Skylake — and you may want one in your next PC. Read More >>

Intel’s 2016 Chip Line-Up Will Put Moore’s Law on Hold

Moore’s Law states that the number of transistors on an integrated circuit doubles every two years—a phenomenon that Intel has been upholding for decades. But with Intel’s announcement of its 2016 silicon, the law stutters. Read More >>

IBM’s New Chip is Four Times as Powerful as Today’s Best Silicon

IBM has announced that it’s designed a new kind of ultra-dense chip, which squeezes in four times as much computing power as the best silicon currently available. Read More >>

You Might Actually Want AMD’s Latest Processor in Your Next Laptop

For years, AMD processors have been a byword for cheap and cheerful — frequently picked in budget gaming guides, but always followed by some justification about how a Core i3 would be a better option if you weren’t so poor. But the latest AMD APU, named Carrizo, might just be the battery-sipping, gaming-friendly saviour. Read More >>