Microsoft lays off thousands more
Published in News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 10:57

Microsoft lays off thousands more


Axeman cometh 

The software king of the world, including parts of the moon and the rings of Uranus, is about to tell thousands of its Volish staff to clean out their desks and collect their pink slips.

Kayne West quits Tidal
Published in News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 10:51

Kayne West quits Tidal


Claims it owes him money


The popular beat combo artist Kayne West has been propping up the online Music outfit Tidal for ages, but now he has called it quits.

China investigates car-eating bus
Published in News
Tuesday, 04 July 2017 10:35

China investigates car-eating bus


Might be a fraud


The Chinese government is investigating whether a car-eating bus, which captured the public’s attention a few years ago, might have been an elaborate fraud.

AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie
Published in Processors
Monday, 03 July 2017 13:18

AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie


It now has 28 percent market share 

A  report from PassMark says that AMD increased its market share from 18 percent last quarter to 24 percent. This is AMD’s largest single quarter share gain in history and it is all thanks to Ryzen.

Foundries about to enter a golden age
Published in News
Monday, 03 July 2017 12:59

Foundries about to enter a golden age


Globalfoundries will remain golden while all around is dark


Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha claims that the semiconductor industry will enter a golden age in the next decade.

Samsung releases refurbished Note 7s
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 03 July 2017 12:30

Samsung releases refurbished Note 7s


Let the flame wars begin

Samsung  will start selling a refurbished version of the recalled, super popular but unfortunately inflamabile Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea on July 7.

Expensive phone-maker for the rich and stupid runs out of cash
Published in Mobiles


No not that one, the other one


A British-based luxury phone maker which made its name flogging $50,000 smartphones decked out in alligator leather and titanium and fitted with sapphire screens, has run out of cash.

Death of Moore's Law could be cool
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Monday, 03 July 2017 11:57

Death of Moore's Law could be cool


HP Labs thinks it is the best thing to happen in computing


While Moore's Law is slowly winding up, Hewlett-Packard Labs is not exactly mourning.

France surrenders to Microsoft
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Monday, 03 July 2017 11:48

France surrenders to Microsoft


Drops data collecting case


France's National Data Protection Commission has dropped its claim that Windows 10 was collecting "excessive personal data" about users.

Boom booms in sensor market
Published in News
Monday, 03 July 2017 10:55

Boom booms in sensor market


Autonomous vehicles creating spin-offs


Rising interest in autonomous vehicles creates vast growth opportunities for sensor developers, according to beancounters adding up numbers for Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team.