Eight cores of terror
Samsung has announced an updated version of its Exynos 7 Octa processor. Last year it announced a 64-bit, ARMv8 processor based on a 20nm design, but these new chips will be 14nm processors.
Zed is not dead baby
The new independent Vaio has resurrected its Z range. There will be the Vaio Z and the Vaio Z canvas
Not a moment too soon
Apple has decided that its iPad mini is not worth making any more and is about to discontinue the line.
While the Japanese are famous for their love of brightly coloured gadgets, it seems that they are rejecting their smartphones in favour of traditional flip-phones.
A senior Sharp executive has denied that the Japanese company wants to flog off its failing display business, after it warned it will likely book its third annual net loss in four years.
Cleverest minds are sometimes the dumbest
Figures from the US show that software engineers are more likely to fall for fake science and refuse to vaccinate their kids.
ARMv8 does well
Analysts have been looking under the bonnet of ARM's good results and discovered that they might not be down to its traditional mobile stomping ground.
Still, you get what you pay for
A survey which is not being widely reported among the Tame Apple Press, shows that Apple's latest iOS software is not as reliable as Android Lollypop.
Buys Israeli company
Software giant Microsoft has written a cheque for the Israeli tech manufacturer N-trig which specialises in the development and production of digital pens and touchscreens.
Looks like everyone wants a piece
The South Koreans have looked at Qualcomm writing a billion dollar cheque to make the Chinese anti-trust watchdogs go away and thought, "I'll be having something of that."