Epiphany promises CPU performance breakthrough

(thinq_): While chip giants ARM, Intel, and AMD battle for control of your smartphones and PCs, a small company in Massachusetts called Adapteva is starting a revolution: many-core processors that offer a significant performance boost over anything currently on the market. We chat to its founder Andreas Olofsson to find out what’s going on. Initially, it’s easy to dismiss Adapteva’s chances of success as slim to none: in markets where a single processor architecture holds overwhelming dominance, such as x86 in mainstream computing and ARM in the world of smartphones, Olofsson has decided to develop an entirely new architecture. Full Article