Chip Archive

Broadcom Wi-Fi Chip Flaw Threatens 1 Billion Smartphones, Google and Apple Roll Out Fixes

HIGHLIGHTS The flaw resides in Broadcom Wi-Fi chipsets It could potentially harm 1 billion Android and iOS smartphones Google and Apple have already rolled out a fix for the bug A Broadcom chip flaw found and demoed by Exodus Intelligence’s Nitay Artenstein exposed a potential critical threat

HOW A BUG IN AN OBSCURE CHIP EXPOSED A BILLION SMARTPHONES TO HACKERS

IF YOU HAVEN’T updated your iPhone or Android device lately, do it now. Until very recent patches, a bug in a little-examined Wi-Fi chip would have allowed a hacker to invisibly hack into any one of a billion devices. Yes, billion with a b. A vulnerability that pervasive is rare,

How Intel’s Latest Server Chip Will Speed Up Everyday Internet Services & Future Technologies

Phones, laptops, PCs let you get online. But once there, a ‘server’ is what you connect with to get anything meaningful done. And the company that makes over 90% of online servers just upgraded their latest batch to be more powerful and energy efficient than ever before.

New Surface 3 Tablet Abandons Windows RT, Rocks Intel Cherry Trail Chip

Microsoft’s corporate vice president of the Surface division, Panos Panay, todayannounced the Surface 3 tablet. The big news here is that the device doesn’t sport Windows RT like the previous two versions, but the full-blown release of Windows 8.1 powered by an Intel Atom chip. Customers can