TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades
Published in News
Wednesday, 09 November 2016 16:42

TSMC plunges billions into fab upgrades


And poaches Intel man

Taiwanese fab company TSMC has approved a capital injection of $4.91 billion at a board meeting.

European Union judge wants review of Intel monopoly case
Published in Processors


Intel might get into play a "get out of jail free" card

Intel might get the $1.4 billion anti-trust fine it paid to the EU in 2009 back after a top European Union judge recommended that the case be reviewed.

HP releases Kaby Lake notebooks
Published in News
Thursday, 13 October 2016 12:21

HP releases Kaby Lake notebooks


Spectre 360 is better than a MacBook Pro

The maker of rather expensive printer ink, HP has just released its latest Kaby Lake laptop.

Lenovo gves blessing to notebook price war
Published in News
Tuesday, 04 October 2016 12:57

Lenovo gves blessing to notebook price war


Increases stockpiles for Christmas 

Lenovo seems to expect there will be a big sale of notebooks this Christmas.

Sudden rise in notebook demand surprises manufacturers
Published in Notebooks


Short supply of components

A sudden rise in Notebook demand has caught suppliers on the hop and component suppliers say they have not got enough to flog.

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges
Published in News
Thursday, 22 September 2016 12:53

HP confirms DRMing its ink cartridges


Gotta keep it expensive

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP has confirmed that it has DRMed its printers so that they will only use its expensive cartridges.

HP buys Samsung's printer business
Published in News
Monday, 12 September 2016 12:38

HP buys Samsung's printer business


Prints off a $1.05 billion dollar cheque

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, has written a $1.05 billion cheque for Samsung's printer business.

HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo
Published in News
Friday, 02 September 2016 12:14

HPE tries selling software unit to Thoma Bravo


Negotiations are under way

The former maker of expensive printer ink HPE is in talks with buyout firm Thoma Bravo to flog its software arm.

Tablets bounce back a bit
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 25 August 2016 12:05

Tablets bounce back a bit


But still no recovery

Global tablet shipments are expected to bounce back a little bit, but there are still no signs that the product is recovering.

HP does better than expected
Published in News
Thursday, 25 August 2016 11:51

HP does better than expected


Notebooks doing well but printers are pants

HP has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with a higher than expected quarterly revenue and profit as demand recovered for its notebooks.