Chips & Processors
IBM Pays $1.5B To Dump Chip Unit

IBM Pays $1.5B To Dump Chip Unit
Big Blue is selling off another piece of itself and paying a large sum to do it. IBM is shelling out $1.5 billion in cash over the next five years to GlobalFoundries to take over its chip division.
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Intel Inside for Samsung Chromebook
An Intel Celeron processor has been added to the latest update of Samsung's Chromebook 2, replacing Samsung's Exynos 5 Octa chip. The 11.6-inch, $249.99 model hits shelves next week.
Intel Earnings Show Healthy PC Sales
Buoyed by healthy personal-computer sales, chipmaker Intel has reported for the third straight quarter earnings that slightly beat Wall Street's expectations, declaring, "Our strategy is working."
Intel Puts $1.5B Toward Future in China
In a move to tap into China's technology industry, Intel plans to invest as much as $1.5 billion for a minority stake in a holding company there to jointly develop mobile architecture.
Intel's Tiny Chip for 'Internet of Things'
Featured at the Intel Developer Forum 2014 in San Francisco this week: Edison, a processor about the size of a postage stamp that includes built-in wireless capabilities for the "Internet of Things."
Intel Chips To Power Thin Tablets
PC makers don't seem interested.
What Can iPhone 6's NFC Chip Do?
May make mobile payment more popular.
Google Aims To Build a Quantum Chip
Partners with UC Santa Barbara team.
New AMD CPU Breaks a Speed Record
FX-8370 chip clocked at 8722.78 MHz.
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