Intel acquires structured ASIC specialist eASIC
Next step on from FPGAs.
Pays out $100K in bounties.
Tries to 'educate' SoC designers.
AMD pushing the envelope of its x86 licence.
Could replace silicon.
Pushing the Cortex-A76 still further.
Still aiming for 2020 volume production.
Brought low by a relationship.
May make Spectre exploitation easier.
Very limited supplies, though.
Rates as a medium severity flaw, though.
Spin qubit chip built in a regular fab.
8086 of the former to be given away.
Claims up to 35 percent performance boost.
'Virtual Fences' not enough for Variant 4, sources say.
Previous patches provide some protection.
Is very, very light on technical details.
A mobile-targeted Core i3, oddly.
Concentrating on microcontroller promise.
Can be combined with other technologies, too.