x86 bucks R&D investment trend

An interesting article on the x86 architecture, and reasons for its continued innovation, has been put on the site - x86 processors buck R&D investment trend.

A whole lotta Larrabee

An interesting comment piece on The Register, from Timothy Prickett Morgan, about how the mothballing of "Larrabee" - the x86-based hybrid multi-core CPU and GPU - points to good HPC times for Nvidia: Intel Larrabee letdown leaves HPC to Nvidia's Fermi

Intel unveils Tangent Bay multi-screen concept laptop

Intel's mobility innovation team unveiled "Tangent Bay" at IDF - what it describes as "the first multi-touch, multi-screen concept laptop based on research and feedback from people who multi-task with work, media creation, entertainment and social networking."