Big Iron Shines at Hot Chips
Slideshow 8/29/2013 6 comments
IBM and Oracle showed competing Power 8 and M6 server CPUs at the annual Stanford event where Microsoft and others put in a few surprises.
Benchmarks for Whole Phones Needed
Blog 8/19/2013 27 comments
Benchmarking is a tricky business. There are benchmarks and there are benchmarks. I'm sure I'm not alone in my weariness with reading reports on yet another batch of benchmark results.
Internets of Things Need Glue
News & Analysis 8/12/2013 42 comments
Pioneers and experts say what the IoT needs is consensus on a standard and "glue" to link the many incompatible protocols deployed today.
Benchmark Debuts for Embedded FPUs
News & Analysis 8/6/2013 4 comments
FPMark, a floating-point benchmark geared for a wide range of embedded processors, is now available from the Embedded Microprocessor Benchmark Consortium.