processors

security

The Clever Engineering Behind Intel's Chipocalypse

When computer security collides with computer efficiency.
Michael Byrne
1.4.18
short circuit

The End of Moore's Law Might Not Be A Bad Thing

It’s possible your children will grow up with computers that are not much faster than you use today. But it might not matter, because we may well have reached the point where our computing is “good enough.”
Alasdair Allan
7.12.16
short circuit

The Raspberry Pi 3 Is Built for the Internet of Things

Founder Eben Upton explains that including Bluetooth and wireless LAN for the first time "changes what you can do" with the Pi.
Victoria Turk
2.29.16
Performance

Intel’s New Skylake Chip Is Good, And That’s the Problem

The next big leaps in performance aren't happening as fast as they once did.
Alix Jean-Pharuns
8.6.15
Europe

French Farmers Are Dumping Manure on Buildings and Blockading Roads to Protest Low Food Prices

Angry French farmers have blocked several routes into their country from Germany and Spain, turning back hundreds of trucks transporting foreign produce.
Pierre Longeray
7.27.15
chips

With a New 7 Nanometer Chip Fabrication Process, IBM Keeps Chasing Moore's Law

Unfortunately, it's not quite ready for prime-time.
Michael Byrne
7.12.15
machines

What High-Bandwidth Memory Is and Why You Should Care

The world demands massive parallel computation, but technology is just barely keeping up.
Michael Byrne
5.23.15
Motherboard Blog

What Would You Even Do with a 48-Core Smartphone?

Intel has been working on 48-core processors for a few years now, and now the firm is reportedly testing them for use in smartphones and tablets.
Derek Mead
11.1.12