Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs
Published in Processors
Sunday, 12 November 2017 23:35

Raja Koduri is running Intel's CPUs and GPUs


Discrete graphics solutions too

Intel dropped the nuclear news on Wednesday that Raja Koduri will become its chief architect, snf senior vice president of the newly formed Core and Visual Computing Group, and general manager of a new initiative to drive "edge" computing solutions.

Google working out how to kill Intel's ME
Published in Processors
Friday, 10 November 2017 12:16

Google working out how to kill Intel's ME

Wants to close a security hole

Google has said that it is looking at ways to shut down Intel's Management Engine (ME) technology.

Intel releases new graphics driver for Windows
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 23:59

Intel releases new graphics driver for Windows


Enables Netflix and Youtube HDR support

Intel has released its newest Graphics Driver for Windows, version 15.60, which enables HDR media playback on integrated GPUs in Intel's 7th generation Core Kaby Lake and 8th generation Core Coffee Lake CPUs.

AMD’s Raja Koduri joins Intel
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 23:31

AMD’s Raja Koduri joins Intel


Didn't take him that long after his sabbatical, did it?

Yes, Koduri has been seduced by the Great Satan of Chips and a normal press release has emerged from Chipzilla that doesn’t mention Koduri’s former dislike of the company.

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 November 2017 14:30

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code


Closed source variation of the open-source MINIX 3

Security experts have been looking at some code on Intel chips which can change your computer's fundamental settings.

China might stall Broadcom and Qualcomm merger talks
Published in Processors


Might prevent its own chip moves


A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.

Intel announces it will use Vega for notebooks
Published in Graphics


Fudzilla told you so in May 2017

Back in May, Fudzilla wrote about the fact Intel will work with AMD on graphics and guess what? We were right.

Qualcomm sues Apple again
Published in Processors
Friday, 03 November 2017 11:14

Qualcomm sues Apple again


Claims it helped Intel


Qualcomm has sued Apple claiming that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel for making broadband modems.

Apple continues to pay Qualcomm if it drops its modem
Published in Mobiles


Licensing still on

There was a lot of noise about the recent news that Apple might skip the Qualcomm modem hardware for its 2018 phones, but even if they make this decision, QTL (Qualcomm licensing) will still get money from Apple.

AMD stock price wobbles after downgrade
Published in News
Monday, 30 October 2017 16:57

AMD stock price wobbles after downgrade


Morgan Stanley dishes the dirt

Analysts at Morgan Stanley think that the stock price of AMD is too high and have issued a warning that it could fall as far as $8 per share.