Nvidia Polaris supercomputer deal to be closed by the US while waiting for the delayed Intel machine

The US Department of Energy is nearing a deal to buy a supercomputer made with chips from Nvidia and Advanced Micro Devices while a key lab waits for a larger Intel supercomputer that has been delayed for months, two people familiar with the subject. The Nvidia and AMD machine, to be called Polaris, will not … Read more

Intel plans to source chip subcomponents from outside factories, details partnerships with TSMC

Intel on Thursday gave new details of its turnaround strategy to source subcomponents of its chips from outside factories, including new details of partnerships with rival Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC). Intel is one of the few remaining semiconductor companies that still designs and manufactures its own chips. But it lost its lead in making … Read more