Qualcomm faces shareholder lawsuit
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 13:24

Qualcomm faces shareholder lawsuit


Legal department is a bit too busy

Qualcomm's own shareholders have sued the chipmaker for creating too many lawsuits.

SoftBank buys big chunk of Nvidia
Published in News
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:44

SoftBank buys big chunk of Nvidia


Could there be an ARM/Nvidia alliance forming?


Japanese tech giant SoftBank Group has acquired a $4 billion stake in Nvidia, making it the chipmaker's fourth largest shareholder.

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:21

Nvidia puts AMD inside Battlebox


It wanted the best


Nvidia is putting AMD under the bonnet of its “GeForce GTX Battlebox” PC – although obviously not its GPU gear.

Kaspersky Lab to feature in Russian spy investigation
Published in News


Senate Intelligence Committee broadens Trump investigation


The Senate Intelligence Committee has widened its investigation into Russia's alleged meddling in last year's presidential election, to include security outfit Kaspersky Lab.

Security experts wasting time fixing PCs
Published in News


New survey shows


A new survey of security professionals reveals that 83 percent say that most of their time is wasted fixing the PCs of colleagues in other departments.

AMD tinkers with Ryzen
Published in Processors
Friday, 26 May 2017 12:02

AMD tinkers with Ryzen


Improves virtualisation and DRAM


AMD is about to release a microcode update for its Ryzen processors which boosts virtualisation and allows manual configuration of 26 additional dynamic RAM (DRAM) parameters to let modules be run outside of JEDEC.

Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake X processor spotted
Published in Processors


Base clock of 4GHz with Turbo Boost up to 4.5GHz

One of Intel’s Core i9 range with the current top tier Core i7 processors has been spotted on the SiSoft Sandra online benchmarking database.

Samsung shows off stretchable display
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 25 May 2017 12:12

Samsung shows off stretchable display


Flexible OLED screen


Samsung has unveiled a radical 9.1-inch stretchable OLED display which can stretch in both direction by as much as 12 millimetres.

Lenovo back to black for the PC
Published in Notebooks
Thursday, 25 May 2017 11:48

Lenovo back to black for the PC


PC is strong and stable 

The world's largest PC maker, Lenovo has returned to profit in a year when its PC shipments fell at a slower rate than everyone else.

Fitness trackers can’t measure calories
Published in Wearables


Chocolate teapots


Fitness devices are reasonable at monitoring heart rate but can’t track calories burnt to save their lives.