Intel has introduced its next-generation microarchitecture platform dubbed Silvemont, which is being touted as the new low-power System-on-Chip (SoC).
Intel’s 2012 Annual Performance Report released on Wednesday, March 13, offered insights into what the company is up to, where the company is targeting its assets and energy, the fast developing mobility ecosystem and what the gradually changing company has proudly achieved in the year 2012.
Stephen Hawking’s ability to communicate has been deteriorating over the years and as it stands, the physicist is able to only communicate at the rate of 1 word per minute currently which is about to change as Intel is working on an interface that will boost the scientist’s speech to up to 10 words per minute.
Intel is moving forward with its plans of implementing its silicon photonics technology to replace electrical wiring in computers with thin fiber optics based connections thereby using lasers and light to transfer data at much faster rates.
Cray has unveiled its supercomputing beast – the XC30, which is capable of achieving over 100 petaflops performance thereby putting not only the Titan but, also China’s Tianhe-2 in the shade.
Intel Developer Forum saw quite a few announcements but this particular one from the processor maker turned out to be a surprising one. Intel announced that the yet to be released Atom ‘Clover Trail’ processors are not going to support Linux as they have been made keeping Windows 8 into perspective.
Intel has managed to get the Android 4.1 OS, aka Jelly Bean, work on its single core Atom chips codenamed Medfield.