October 16, 2017
Huawei Consumer Business Group has introduced its first mobile engineering offering with a distinct and dedicated Artificial Intelligence (AI) engineering chipset, the Kirin 970. Positioned as ...
September 01, 2017
Researchers discovered an Intel kill switch hiding in one of the chipmaker's software products, along with references to an NSA program focused on secure computing.
July 07, 2017
Broadpwn, a flaw in Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets, is patched, but Google withholds details. Plus, the latest in the antivirus drama between the U.S. and Russia, and more.
April 10, 2017
Toshiba has started volume shipments of its MG Series 8 TB HDD -- the largest capacity-optimized, 3.5-inch enterprise HDD the company has ever produced. The 7,200 rpm, 6 Gbps SATA HDD improves ...
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Get to know the Lenovo ThinkPad X270, including its optional processor choices, the ThinkPad pointing stick and its extended battery life. Continue Reading
Since the release of the iPhone in 2007, smartphone technology has become so advanced that the devices really are mini computers. But that doesn't mean they'll replace actual PCs. Innovations to ... Continue Reading
It's ARM vs. Intel again, as the two competitors each look to become the leading silicon microprocessor chip provider for NFV applications. ARM NFV could prove to be a challenger to Intel. Continue Reading
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Virtualization means CPU microcode matters; it also means that if BIOS updates don't address microcode issues, manual updates may be needed. Continue Reading
Keeping resource-constrained devices safe isn't an easy task. Chipmakers and cryptography specialists are taking the matter of embedded security for IoT into their own hands. Continue Reading
We can now treat the centralization of IoT smarts and data as an architectural decision, not one forced by economics or physical limitations. Continue Reading
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The need for IoT power has stymied the market. Learn how three startups are trying to tackle the problem with subthreshold. Continue Reading
Android encryption on devices using Qualcomm chips can be broken due to two vulnerabilities. Expert Michael Cobb explains how these flaws affect encryption. Continue Reading
Drammer, or a deterministic Rowhammer attack, was found to be more effective on ARM-based mobile devices. Expert Nick Lewis explains the issue with ARM processors. Continue Reading