Intel has announced that it’s moving away from its current “tick-tock” chip production cycle and instead shifting to a three-step development process that will “lengthen the amount of time [available to] utilise… process technologies.”
If you thought Amazon’s own-branded products were a little strange – baby wipes, anyone? – then things just got a little more serious. The retailer announced this week that it’s starting to sell its own ARM-based silicon chips.
It may not look much, but this tiny piece of etched silicon could make our computers way faster. Designed to split and direct light, it could allow computers to trade electrons for photons — and gain a jump in speed in the process.