Follow-up on Meltdown and Spectre, Intel’s obfuscation, and why serverless is better.
Meltdown and especially Spectre are vexing vulnerabilities, precisely because processors are working as designed. All we can do is muddle through.
Perhaps the most interesting announcement at Google I/O were the second generation Tensor Processing Units and their integration into Google’s cloud. Plus, a competitor looms.
Apple is building its own GPUs, but I doubt their goal is to save money.
Intel is buying Mobileye; it’s an acquisition that makes sense once you realize how much value there is in components.
First, why I don’t think sports is a bubble, then, Intel finally gives in to reality and licenses ARM IP, a necessary step in becoming a foundry-for-hire.
The Golden State Warriors are kinda sorta disrupting basketball, and making plenty of enemies in the process, which segues to a follow-up on Peter Thiel and Gawker. Then, Intel and ARM have dueling releases that show just how different they are.
Ben is on vacation so today’s Daily Update guest writer is Ben Bajarin. One of Ben’s many responsibilities is consulting for the chip industry, and today he shares his pessimism about Qualcomm.
Good morning, I got a ton of responses about the Weekly Wrap-up, with probably about 75% in favor. To be clear, I have no intention of turning the Daily Update into YAENWABOLASWC (Yet-Another-Email-Newsletter-With-A-Bunch-Of-Links-And-Some-Witty-Commentary). Some weeks just happen to be busier than others, and I have a lot of opinions ;). Anyhow, I really appreciate the […]
Good morning, Thanks for the responses to my Daily Update RSS Usage survey – if you missed it yesterday, I’m exploring options for updating my site, and need to understand how important RSS usage for the Daily Update is to you. On to the update: Samsung and Qualcomm The Samsung-Qualcomm soap opera – in many […]