Report: TSMC rebuffs Apple, Qualcomm
News & Analysis 8/29/2012 31 comments
Apple and Qualcomm have each offered more than a $1 billion to foundry Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. to obtain a dedicated supply of processor chips, and both their offers have been rejected, according to a Bloomberg report.
AMD reports progress in cores, SoCs, APIs
News & Analysis 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.
Toshiba cancels ARM-based computer
News & Analysis 8/15/2012 18 comments
Toshiba Corp. has cancelled plans to sell computers that run the Windows RT operating system from Microsoft Corp. and that are based on an ARM-based processor, due to delays in getting adequate supplies of components, according to reports.
What's the dress code where you work?
Programmable Logic DesignLine Blog 8/3/2012 71 comments
I stopped at the gas station on the way into work the other day to grab a cup of coffee. As I was leaving, a guy about my age was entering. Together we provided quite a contrast…