Volta might get a die shrink after all
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2017 13:23

Volta might get a die shrink after all


TSMC’s 12nm named and shamed


There have been lots of rumours about what transistor lithography Nvidia will be giving their next-gen Volta graphics cards, but it is starting to look like it is tapping TSMC its “new” 12nm process.

Sony rumoured to have a 4K phone at MWC
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 26 January 2017 12:34

Sony rumoured to have a 4K phone at MWC


Qualcomm Snapdragon 835 under the bonnet


Sony’s mobile efforts have been sliding lately, particularly in the US, but the outfit is rumoured to be preparing a rather interesting smartphone for MWC.

Kaspersky man charged with treason
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2017 12:13

Kaspersky man charged with treason


AV outfit says it is nothing to do with us


The AV world is a bit shocked by the arrest of Kaspersky Lab’s security expert Ruslan Stoyanov on charges of treason.

Trump to ban free and open internet
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2017 11:43

Trump to ban free and open internet


Must be ruled by the US telcos

Shy and retiring US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is almost certain to hand over control of the internet to the US comms companies and abandon the net neutrality which has made the technology great again.

“Apple’s” 5K monitor pasted by poor reviews
Published in Graphics


Apple's monitor steam powered 


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple is getting pasted by poor user reviews for its expensive new 5K monitor made by its partner LG display.

Apple’s hardware sales fall behind rivals
Published in News
Thursday, 26 January 2017 11:03

Apple’s hardware sales fall behind rivals


Market leaders grew while Jobs’ Mob fell


The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has really dropped the ball when it comes to hardware and is rapidly losing ground to rivals.

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:22

Foxconn faces problems setting up shop in US


Sharp co-operation is not done and dusted


While the press has made much of Foxconn’s plans to co-operate with Sharp to build a new panel plant in the US, the deal is so far from being done and dusted it is increasingly looking unlikely.

Nvidia’s founders chip miffs partners
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 12:07

Nvidia’s founders chip miffs partners


Killing partner’s profits


Nvidia’s Founders Edition graphics cards have angered its own partners who are complaining that the range is gutting their own profits.

IBM continues to fire US workers and cut more jobs overseas
Published in News


Bows to Trump and yet ignores him completely


While some companies are spinning their US plant expansions in the hope of getting Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump off their backs, Biggish Blue is tearing a leaf from his PR playbook.

Google about to give Raspberry PI a brain
Published in Motherboards
Wednesday, 25 January 2017 11:37

Google about to give Raspberry PI a brain


And a few machine learning tools


The Raspberry PI will get AI programming later this year thanks to a cunning Google  plan to bring artificial intelligence and machine learning tools the board later this year.