Stories by Ben Ames

IBM runs frozen chip at 500GHz

IBM researchers have pushed a silicon-based microprocessor to speeds of 500GHz, more than 250 times faster than a typical commercial chip in a cell phone.

AMD chips give HP servers extra welly

Hewlett-Packard (HP) has began selling servers with faster processors, using the latest line of dual-core processors from Advanced Micro Devices (AMD).

Intel gives revenue warning

Facing increased competition throughout its line of processors, chip giant Intel warned last week that its first-quarter revenue would be lower than expected.