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April 14, 2014

  • Qualcomm Tips Cortex-A57 Plans (MPR/MCR)
    The Snapdragon 810 will include four Cortex-A57 CPUs and four Cortex-A53 CPUs, a high-performance multimedia subsystem, and a leading-edge LTE baseband with three-carrier aggregation.

April 7, 2014

March 31, 2014

  • Allwinner A80 Ups the Ante (MPR/MCR)
    China-based Allwinner ships more tablet processors than any other merchant supplier. Its new UltraOcta chip takes the company to new levels of performance.

March 24, 2014

March 17, 2014

  • Intel Makes Merry in Smartphones (MPR/MCR)
    Intel's next-generation smartphone chipsets include dual-core Merrifield and quad-core Moorefield application processors, which can be combined with the new X-Gold 726 chip supporting Category 6 LTE-Advanced with dual-carrier aggregation.

March 10, 2014

March 3, 2014

February 24, 2014

  • AMD to Sample First ARM Chip (MPR/NWR)
    AMD will sample its Opteron A1100 processor, code-named Seattle, in March, targeting microservers with eight Cortex-A57 CPUs. These chips will compete against Intel’s Avoton processor.

February 17, 2014

  • Micron Accelerates Automata (MPR/NWR)
    Micron's newest memory device is actually a coprocessor that can perform fast pattern matching and other complex algorithms using a radically new approach.
  • MIPS MCUs Outrun ARM (MPR)
    Microchip's new PIC32MZ family offers MIPS-based MCUs with outstanding performance, plenty of flash memory and SRAM, crypto acceleration, Ethernet, and other high-speed peripherals.

February 10, 2014

  • Editorial: TI Faces DSP Decision (MPR)
    Another round of layoffs at Texas Instruments raises the question of whether the company will maintain its investment in its historic DSP products or exit that market.

February 3, 2014

January 27, 2014

  • Editorial: China Inc. Enters CPU Market (MPR)
    The Chinese government, through the state-owned Tsinghua Unigroup, has acquired two of the country's largest processor vendors. Can it compete globally in the processor market, and will it play fair?

January 20, 2014

  • Analysts' Choice Winners for 2013 (MPR)
    The Linley Group recognizes 2013's top products in the categories of embedded processors, mobile processors, PC/server processors, and processor IP. And the winners are…

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