The History of the Microprocessor and the Personal Computer

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 - Teknologi

The History of the Microprocessor and the Personal Computer The personal computing business as we know it owes itself to an environment of enthusiasts, entrepreneurs and happenstance. Before PCs, the mainframe and minicomputer business model was formed around a single company providing an entire ecosystem;...

Intel: Lakefield Today, Lakefield Refresh by Holiday 2020. Possible 5G on Foveros

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 - CPUs, Teknologi

Intel: Lakefield Today, Lakefield Refresh by Holiday 2020. Possible 5G on Foveros At the IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) 2019, Intel had two package integration presentations, one on its Omni-Directional Interconnect and one on its 3D stacking Foveros technology. In the first talk, one...

Macronix to Start Shipments of 3D NAND in 2020

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 - Storage, Teknologi

Macronix to Start Shipments of 3D NAND in 2020 Macronix, a Taiwan-based manufacturer for special-purpose memory solutions, will start volume shipments of its own 3D NAND memory in the second half of next year. The company will become the first flash manufacturer in Taiwan to...

EUV Wafers Processed and TwinScan Machine Uptime: A Quick Look

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 - CPUs, Teknologi

EUV Wafers Processed and TwinScan Machine Uptime: A Quick Look One of the interesting elements that came out of some of our discussions at the IEDM conference this year revolves around the present deployment of EUV. Currently only one company makes EUV tools, ASML, and...

Early TSMC 5nm Test Chip Yields 80%, HVM Coming in H1 2020

Thursday, December 12th, 2019 - CPUs, Teknologi

Early TSMC 5nm Test Chip Yields 80%, HVM Coming in H1 2020 Today at the IEEE IEDM Conference, TSMC is presenting a paper giving an overview of the initial results it has achieved on its 5nm process. This process is going to be the next...

Intel Hires Fab Veteran, Former GlobalFoundries CTO Dr. Gary Patton

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 - Semiconductors, Teknologi

Intel Hires Fab Veteran, Former GlobalFoundries CTO Dr. Gary Patton Intel has hired Dr. Gary Patton, the former CTO at GlobalFoundries and an ex-head of IBM Microelectronics business. Dr Patton was leading Global Foundries leading edge processes before that project was cancelled. At Intel, Dr....

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 10 Mobile

Wednesday, December 11th, 2019 - Mobile, Teknologi

Microsoft Ends Support for Windows 10 Mobile Microsoft this week has finally retired Windows 10 mobile, ending support for its smartphone OS. However, in a quirk of differing lifecycle policies, the software giant will continue to support its Office apps for Windows 10 Mobile a...