AMD releases cheaper Ryzen
Published in Processors
Friday, 28 July 2017 06:00

AMD releases cheaper Ryzen


Ryzen 3 on sale today

AMD is launching a new series of Ryzen processors today, the affordably priced Ryzen 3.

Chipzilla's profits rise nine percent over last year
Published in Processors


But the money is in the datacentre

Intel reported profits nine per cent higher than last year, but most of its money came from a rush on its products ear marked for the datacentre rather than its PC bread and butter.

Apple kills the iPod
Published in News
Friday, 28 July 2017 06:00

Apple kills the iPod


Only the Touch is left 

Apple has now officially killed off all its iPods, other than the Touch which was more of an iPhone without the ability to call someone.

Ichor Systems looking at new markets
Published in News
Thursday, 27 July 2017 06:00

Ichor Systems looking at new markets


Scottish Semiconductor manufacturing equipment supplier wants different markets

Scottish Semiconductor manufacturing equipment supplier has decided that life might be better in the general engineering world.

Nokia warns of trouble ahead
Published in News
Thursday, 27 July 2017 11:30

Nokia warns of trouble ahead


Let's Face The Music And Dance

Finnish network equipment maker Nokia did better in its quarterly profits than many expected, thanks mostly to a deal it signed with the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple.

LG is a bit poorly
Published in News
Thursday, 27 July 2017 06:00

LG is a bit poorly


Mobile losses climb

LG Electronics  - formerly known as Lucky Goldstar -said continued losses in its mobile unit limited growth in second-quarter profit to 13.6 percent, as the firm prepares to release a handset in the third quarter which will sort out the mess.

Samsung climbs on memory boom
Published in News
Thursday, 27 July 2017 06:00

Samsung climbs on memory boom


Booms are better than fire

Samsung Electronics  memory chip boom that propelled it to record profit in the second quarter is likely to continue in the third, just as revenue is widely expected to benefit from sales of OLED screens to the fruity cargo-cult Apple.

Russian spooks tried to game French election
Published in News


Used Facebook to try to sink Macron


Russian spooks had a crack at gaming the French elections using fake Facebook personas, according to a US congressman and two other people briefed on the effort.

BLU R1 HD phones are still selling your details
Published in Mobiles


Beware the good deal


Cheap phones might be coming at the price of your privacy, security analysts from Kryptowire have discovered.

Qualcomm makes Mobile Chip Deep learning framework available
Published in Processors


Snapdragon Neural Processing is public 

Mobile chip maker Qualcomm wants to enable deep learning-based software development on all kinds of devices, and has created the Neural Processing Engine (NPE) for its Snapdragon-series mobile processors.