Nehalem architecture designer returns to Intel to work on CPUs

Glenn Hinton is coming back from retirement to work on CPUs at Intel again. The recent appointment of Pat Gelsinger as new Intel CEO played a role in that decision, the processor designer says. Hinton previously spent 35 years at Intel. Hinton will be working on high performance processors at Intel, he writes on LinkedIn. … Read more

Chip designer Jim Keller works at start-up Tenstorrent on new chips for AI

Jim Keller joins Tenstorrent as chief technical officer. The start-up says it is working on a ‘new generation of computers’, fully focused on machine learning. Keller states that the architecture of Tenstorrent is promising. Jim Keller – Photo: Intel In his role as CTO, Keller will lead the development of the hardware required for “Software … Read more

Top man behind Intel’s hardware division leaves company

Intel’s chief engineering officer, Venkata ‘Murthy’ Renduchintala, will be leaving the company on August 3. At Intel, Renduchintala was responsible for, among other things, the 7nm chip division. That division is now being broken up and will have leaders who will report directly to CEO Bob Swan. Renduchintala was in charge of the Technology, Systems … Read more

Chip designer Jim Keller leaves Intel due to personal circumstances

Jim Keller has resigned from his position as senior vice president at Intel due to personal circumstances. He will continue to advise Intel for another six months, during which time he will help transfer his work. Jim Keller Intel will not comment further on the reasons for Keller’s departure. At the same time, the chip … Read more

Former AMD CEO joins Intel GPU division

Intel has hired a former AMD CEO for its GPU division. Masooma Bhaiwala will start at the chip manufacturer as ‘vice president discrete GPU SOCs’. With this, she will get to work with Intel’s upcoming Xe GPUs for data centers and high-performance computing. Bhaiwala has been employed by Intel since December, CRN discovered. She worked … Read more

Intel hires GlobalFoundries tech chief

Intel has hired Gary Patton, the former CTO of GlobalFoundries. Patton worked at the chip manufacturer on the 7nm processes and smaller, but GlobalFoundries stopped developing them last year. Reuters news agency says it has seen an internal memo from Intel, which shows that Patton is employed by Intel. The processor manufacturer has not disclosed … Read more

Apple hires CPU architect who designed ARM Cortex-A76 cores

Chip designer Mike Filippo is employed by Apple as a CPU architect. This is evident from his profile page on LinkedIn. Filippo has worked at ARM in recent years, including on the Cortex-A76 design. Before that, Filippo worked as an architect at Intel and AMD. Filippo has been with Apple since May, Bloomberg noted. Apple … Read more

Intel acquires company for network-on-chip technology

Intel has acquired NetSpeed, an American maker of tools for automating the design of system-on-a-chips. The San Jose company will be part of Intel’s Silicon Engineering Group. NetSpeed ​​Systems profiles itself as a provider of technology to create societies as quickly and cheaply as possible. The company’s tools help to create soc designs and the … Read more

Intel acquires network-on-chip technology company

Intel has acquired NetSpeed, an American maker of tools for automating the design of system-on-a-chips. The San Jose company will become part of Intel’s Silicon Engineering Group. NetSpeed ​​Systems profiles itself as a provider of technology to make socs as quickly and cheaply as possible. The company’s tools help create SOC designs and layout the … Read more

Tesla wants to provide cars with self-developed AI chip next year

Tesla announced during the presentation of its quarterly results that it plans to provide cars with a self-developed AI chip next year. The company also says it plans to increase production of Model 3 cars to 6,000 a week this month. Pete Bannon, who is currently working on the Tesla chips, said during the quarterly … Read more