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Weekend tech reading: Analysis of Intel's Haswell architecture

When I first started writing about x86 CPUs Intel was on the verge of entering the enterprise space with its processors. At the time, Xeon was a new brand, unproven in the market. But it highlighted a key change in Intel's strategy for dominance: leverage consumer microprocessor sales to...

Early microprocessor pioneer Victor Poor dies at 79

Victor Poor, an early computing pioneer, passed away at age 79 in Palm Bay, Florida on Friday, following a brief battle with pancreatic cancer. He worked alongside a handful of engineers to develop Intel's first single chip microprocessor, the 4004, in…

ARM unveils super-efficient 32-bit microprocessor

ARM holdings announced a new microprocessor design based on the "Flycatcher" architecture yesterday, which the UK firm believes will pave the way for a wave of internet connected consumer devices. The self-titled "world’s most energy efficient microprocessor" is expected to…