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Intel begins shipping Stratix 10 FPGA chip samples

Intel has begun shipping samples of its new Stratix 10 programmable chips, targeting customers looking to boost performance in data centres and cloud and web-scale environments dealing in fast processing and heavy data workloads. In an official blog post, Dan McNamara, Intel’s corporate VP and general manager of the Programmable Solutions Group, noted how his unit… Read More

Self-checking chip hunts out its own defects, signs of sabotage

In a bid to mitigate risks from malicious circuitry, researchers have designed a chip solution which comprises an embedded module to verify calculations and an external module to validate initial proofs. Concerned with the opportunities for bad actors to manipulate circuitry along the chip supply chain, Siddharth Garg, an electrical and computer engineering professor at… Read More

Intel ships first Silicon Photonics products for data centres

After more than 15 years in research and development, Intel has finally announced the launch of its bandwidth-slimming Silicon Photonics technology. The final offering, presented at the Intel Developer Forum in San Francisco, has entered volume production and is now shipping in the form of two 100G optical transceivers. Head of Intel’s data centre group… Read More

Intel to manufacture rival ARM chips in mobile push

Chip maker Intel has entered an unlikely partnership with British semiconductor firm ARM in an effort to boost opportunities for its foundry business. The licensing agreement, which was confirmed at the Intel Development Forum in San Francisco, means that from 2017 Intel’s Custom Foundry will manufacture ARM chips – used by smartphone giants such as… Read More

Intel’s new mission-critical 24-core chips target analytics workloads

U.S. chip giant Intel has debuted a new family of processors, dubbed Xeon E7 v4, which have been developed to tackle the most complex, mission-critical workloads. While designed with virtual machines, databases and enterprise applications in mind, Intel is specifically targeting its new data centre chips at analytics, lauding the generation’s performance and reliability when… Read More