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posted in August 2012
Slideshow: Novel server CPUs glow at Hot Chips
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8/30/2012   8 comments
In the next five years, ARM-based SoCs will grab about ten percent of the server market, according to a straw poll at Hot Chips where new Power and Sparc chips also debuted.
Renesas president won't quit, lays out priorities
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8/29/2012   33 comments
Hours after a U.S. private equity firm launched a takeover bid, Renasas President Yasushi Akao (shown) told EE Times he's staying.
Linear Techology The LT4275A (LTPoE++), LT4275B (PoE+) and LT4275C (PoE) power device interface controllers.
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8/29/2012   Post a comment
Linear Technology is offering power device interface controllers that support up to 90W and all three power-over-Ethernet standards: LTPoE++, PoE+ and PoE.
Maxim 40GBASE-LR4 QSFP+ chipset comprises the MAX3948 DC-coupled laser driver and the DS4830 optical microcontroller
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8/29/2012   Post a comment
Maxim Integrated Products' 4-channel QSFP+ transmitter supplies 4x the bandwidth, at less power, and in only 1.5x the area of a single-channel solution.
AMD reports progress in cores, SoCs, APIs
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8/29/2012   2 comments
The Heterogeneous Systems Architecture group could finish “within months” the first draft of a new API, said Mark Papermaster (pictured), AMD's CTO in an interview at Hot Chips.
KKR said to target Renesas with $1.27 billion bid
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8/28/2012   6 comments
Renesas has a market capitalization of about 95 billion yen. KKR’s plan is to lead the chipmaker's turnaround efforts by taking over a majority stake by year's end.
AMD's Jaguar packs four cores in one for mobile
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8/28/2012   9 comments
AMD’s Jaguar puts four x86 cores into one unit with a large shared L2 cache to compete with Intel’s Core and Atom chips in notebooks, tablets and embedded systems.
Broadcom packs network virtualization in switch
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8/27/2012   Post a comment
Broadcom said its first Ethernet switch to support new network virtualization specs, the StrataXGS Trident II Series, can handle up to 104 10 Gbit/sec Ethernet ports thanks to new memory techniques.
New twist in Intel, ARM server war: Interconnects
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8/23/2012   13 comments
RapidIO is quietly courting ARM, ARM SoC and server makers in an effort to become as an open alternative to proprietary technologies in Intel Xeon chips.
IDT NVMe flash controller
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8/21/2012   Post a comment
IDT announced samples of its NVM Express (NVMe) enterprise flash memory controller with native support for PCIe® Gen 3.
Startup delivers integrated storage, server
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8/20/2012   1 comment
Startup SimpliVity comes out of stealth mode today debuting OmniCube, an integrated server, storage and networking system packed into a single 2U box.
PCIe Gen3 switches boost throughput options
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8/2/2012   Post a comment
PLX Technology has boosted the throughput options in its ExpressLane line of Gen3 PCI Express switches with the addition of the PEX8796 (96 lanes, 24 ports), PEX8780 (80 lanes, 20 ports) and PEX8764 (64 lanes, 16 ports).


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