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Intel to mask billion-dollar mobile losses with new financial reporting structure

With its troubled mobile chip unit hemorrhaging cash — thanks in part to Apple’s domination of the smartphone and tablet markets — Intel this week announced that it would no longer report mobile earnings as a separate line item, instead … Continue reading

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Microsoft ditches ARM for Intel with new $499 Surface 3, its latest iPad competitor

After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel’s latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.  Tuesday’s announcement of the $499 Surface … Continue reading

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Intel to sell remaining stake in Apple partner & mobile GPU maker Imagination Technologies

The Intel Foundation will sell its 4.9 percent stake in Imagination Technologies, the company whose PowerVR graphics processors are a key component of Apple’s iPhone and iPad, it was announced on Thursday. Once the sale is complete, the Intel Foundation … Continue reading

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After whipping Intel, Nvidia & AMD in mobile chips, sky’s the limit for Apple Inc’s silicon design team

While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel’s x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, there are a series of more valuable opportunities available to Apple’s silicon design team, each of which … Continue reading

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After eating AMD & Nvidia’s mobile lunch, Apple Inc could next devour their desktop GPU business

While rumors have long claimed that Apple has plans to replace Intel’s x86 chips in Macs with its own custom ARM Application Processors, MacGPUs are among a series of potentially more valuable opportunities available to Apple’s silicon design team, and … Continue reading

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After losing Apple’s iPad business, Intel has bled $7 billion while heavily subsidizing cheap x86 Atom Android tablets

After losing Apple’s iPad business, Intel has bled $7 billion while heavily subsidizing cheap x86 Atom Android tablets By: Daniel Eran Dilger Sunday, November 16, 2014 3:27 AM Over the last two years, Intel’s mobile chip division has lost $7 … Continue reading

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New Mac Pro’s processor reportedly user-upgradeable

Following its teardown of Apple’s new Mac Pro, Other World Computing has supposedly confirmed the cylindrical desktop’s processor is user-upgradeable, meaning owners may have the option to keep their machine up to date as new CPUs hit the market. In … Continue reading

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