Tags » Microprocessors

AMD slightly misses second-quarter earnings targets as PC market chugs along

Advanced Micro Devices slightly missed earnings targets for the second quarter as the PC market revenues slowed.

AMD is the No. 2 provider of processors for PCs, and its results relay how well the computer market is doing. 457 more words


Intel beats expectations on strong second-quarter PC sales

Intel reported that its second quarter earnings were above expectations on strong PC sales.

Intel’s results are a bellwether for the PC industry, as it is the world’s largest chip maker. 798 more words


TSMC Begins Shipping First Batch of Microprocessors to Apple

Chip manufacturer Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. (TSMC) has begun shipping its first batch of microprocessors to Apple, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal… 202 more words


Generations of Computer

First Generation (1940-1956) Vacuum Tubes

The first computers used vacuum tubes for circuitry and magnetic drums for memory, and were often enormous, taking up entire rooms. 1,054 more words

Russia wants to make its own processors to replace Intel & AMD

We may be entering a new cold war if comments from Elon Musk and today’s news out of Russia are anything to go by.

The Russian government is preparing to ditch all computers running x86 microprocessors from leading chip makers AMD and Intel, according to… 123 more words


SPEAK OUT! NewsBit . . . . . . . . Brain Implant to Control Epilepsy

A Brain Implant to Control Epilepsy

Epileptic seizures can be caused by a TBI. The FDA recently approved a Michigan company’s experimental brain implant that has the potential to prevent seizures. 59 more words

Traumatic Brain Injury

Microchip Prototype Up for Auction: Has Monumental Historical Significance

It’s hard to imagine a more significant artifact of the computer age than the prototype of the first microchip that’s up for auction on June 19. 180 more words

Auction Report