Undersupply of 200mm wafers will hit industry hard
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Firms pay a premium because of shortages

Another chip nightmare will hit us in 2018.

Four horsemen of the Apocalypse rescue chip market
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Things are getting better

A chief analyst at freethinking semiconductor firm Future Horizons has warned that an upswing in the market has caught the industry by surprise because of the swift nature of the recovery, which it could have anticipated, but didn't.

PC sales continue to decline
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Particularly in the USA

Analysts at Gartner released data that showed PC sales continue to fall, although the outfit said there are some “causes for optimism”.

Power cut hits giant electronics show
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Viva, Las Vegas

A power cut, of all things, downed the Computer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas today.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
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Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Tower of Babel grows as Roku has its say
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Help me, help me!

Roku will introduce a voice assistant with its technology later this year, entering what's getting to be a crowded space packed with the likes of Amazon, Google, Apple and more.

Google money lost in Bermuda Triangle
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Bend it, shake it, anyway you want IT

Tech leviathan Google is up to its tax tricks again.

Obama warns against social media
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Interviewed by a British "royal", he spills the beans

The ex president of the United States of America has hit out at what he described this morning as the "irresponsible" use of social media.

FLIR One PRO turns up the heat
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Quick review: Check out your central heating dot com

Thermal imaging was beyond the pockets of most people not so long ago, but it's becoming more affordable and here we review a device which plugs into the USB Type C socket or a Micro USB socket on your smartphone or tablet and is driven by a downloadable Android or iPhone app.

Apple launches rather pricey PC
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Dig deep, you fanboys

Steve Jobs' firm has introduced a fancy new iMacPro which will set you back more than a buck or two.