Agam Shah

U.S. Correspondent

Agam Shah covers PCs, tablets, servers, chips, and semiconductors for the IDG News Service, and is based in New York.


Fierce smartphone rivalry driving faster chip development, ARM CEO says

New mobile chips are now being developing at a yearly pace to line up with smartphone announcements

Asus packs 64GB of storage in $299 ZenFone 2

Asus's 5.5-inch Zenfone 2 smartphone will ship in the U.S. starting on Tuesday

ARM seen making rapid progress on next high-end chip

ARM is in the advanced stages of developing a top-line processor to succeed the Cortex-A72

HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off

HP's PC group is trying to establish a strong brand identity before it splits into a separate company

Intel looking to boost horsepower on server chips with ASIC integration

Intel will integrate ASICs designed by Silicon Valley startup eASIC

IBM's flexible Power servers can take on cloud, databases

IBM's new Power E850 can also pack in the horsepower to run databases, analytics

The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

The five coolest projects at AT&T Labs

Many of the projects are close to being completed

AMD puts faith back in x86, downgrading its ARM effort

AMD is re-centering its server strategy around x86 after two years of focusing on ARM produced no results

AMD developing mega-chip that combines CPUs and GPUs

AMD's yet unnamed high-performance chip will be designed for high-end graphics, supercomputing and data modeling

AMD's Zen chips to square off against Intel's Skylake next year

AMD shares details of high-performance FX and mobile A-series chips due in 2016

AMD slims PC chip lineup, hopes to return to profitability by year end

AMD is streamlining its product roadmap and business focus with the hope to return to profitability by year-end

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