The Cell Processor Is Going Extinct (Updated)

IBM's shitcanning the Cell processor line—you know, the chip that's in the PS3 and uh, Toshiba laptops and TVsaccording to their VP of Deep Computing, making the current PowerXCell 8i the last of its ilk. Updated.

Update: For now, IBM's just saying that the successor to the current PowerXCell 8i is canned, not all Cell development. [Fudzilla via MaxConsole, Driver Heaven]