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The x86 Advanced Matrix Extension (AMX) Brings Matrix Operations; To Debut with Sapphire Rapids

Intel publishes details of its upcoming Advanced Matrix Extension (AMX), an x86 extension set to debut with Sapphire Rapids that introduces a new matrix register file and accompanying matrix operations.

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Arm’s New Cortex-M55 Breathes Helium

A look at the new Cortex-M55, an embedded ARMv8 core with the new Helium vector extension.

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Intel Launches Lakefield: An Experiment With Multiple New Technologies

Intel launches Lakefield, a 3D SoC with a new form factor for ultra-mobile devices. This microprocessor allows the chip giant to dabble with a number of new complementary technologies that could potentially find broader uses in the future.

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Arm Unveils the Cortex-A78: When Less Is More

Arm unveils the Cortex-A78 microarchitecture for next-generation flagship smartphones.

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Arm Cortex-X1: The First From The Cortex-X Custom Program

Arm launches the Cortex-X1, their most powerful Cortex CPU to date. This is the first CPU from the new Cortex-X Custom Program.

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IBM Releases Power ISA v3.1; To Present POWER10 At Hot Chips 32

IBM releases Power ISA v3.1. Among the new instructions, there is new bfloat16 support, new reduced-precision outer-product operations including 4-bit integers, and new instruction prefixes. IBM plans on presenting POWER10 at Hot Chips 32.

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Left, Right, Above, and Under: Intel 3D Packaging Tech Gains Omnidirectionality

A look at ODI, a new family of packaging interconnect technologies that bridges the gap between Intel’s EMIB (2.5D) and Foveros (3D) by providing the flexibility of an EMIB in 3D with additional benefits of thermal & power.

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NEC Readies 2nd Gen Vector Engine

NEC readies 2nd-generation Vector Engine, Type 20, offering higher memory bandwidth and a few more vector cores.

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TSMC To Build A 5-Nanometer Fab In Arizona; Invest $12B Over The Next 8 Years

TSMC announces its intention to build and operate an advanced 5-nanometer fab in Arizona.

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Intel Launches 10th Gen Comet Lake vPro Processors

Intel launches its 10th-generation Comet Lake-based vPro processors.

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