Do not break the bank
The maker of expensive printer ink, HP announced a series of new laptops for the back-to-school market or anyone who is looking for a two-in-one that won't hurt the bank balance.
Also kills off SoFIA mobile SoCs
Intel has scrapped development of the Broxton Atom processor family. For those who came in late, this was the chip which was supposed to put Intel into high-end smartphones and tablets.
The E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5
MSI has announced two new motherboards based on Intel's C232 chipset and aimed to be used with Intel Xeon E3-1200 v5 CPUs with support for ECC DDR4 RAM, the E3 Krait Gaming V5 and the E3M Workstation V5.
Hit the road jack
Chipzilla has called for the standard 3.5mm headphone jack to be dropped in favor of connections like USB-C.
Modem conspiracy theories quashed
Aicha Evans, the head of Intel's wireless group has been convinced to remain part of Chipzilla after announcing she was going to quit a week ago.
Falling 13-22 percent to 175-195 million
Qualcomm predicted a third-quarter profit below analysts estimates as it expects to ship fewer chips, including those for smartphones, its biggest business.
High capacity storage key to multi-media
As UHD tellies promise that huge amounts of data will need to be shifted the question of how to do it fast enough is being answered by a new generation of SSDs based around Thunderbolt.
Reduce dependence on PCs
Intel has decided that there is no point waiting for the PC to return and is decimating its staff and getting into something else more lucrative – cloud computing and the Internet of thing.