Zen disturbs motherboard makers' meditation
Published in Motherboards


What is the sound of costs rising?


The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that some AMD’s Zen chipsets are having design issues.

Power shortage might cause Flash shortage
Published in Memory


Trouble at Samsung plant might be sparking hoarding 


A power shortage at a key Samsung plant might cause a shortage of flash chips.

Microsoft claims it has the Edge on Chrome
Published in Mobiles


Better on your battery


Software giant Microsoft claimed that its new Edge browser has succeeded in beating Google’s Chrome browser in key tests on battery use.

Samsung aiming for 5G
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:32

Samsung aiming for 5G


Getting its A into G

After stuffing up its bets on wireless technology standards in the past, Samsung was to be in the global top-three player in 5G mobile networks.

China builds supercomputer without US
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 21 June 2016 11:20

China builds supercomputer without US


We don't need your imperalist Xeons

China has stuck two fingers up at the US ban on it importing Intel Xeon chips, by building the world's fastest super computer based around its own home grown chips.

Cavium snaps up QLogic
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 14:14

Cavium snaps up QLogic


More consolidation

ARM Chip outfit Cavium has written a cheque for QLogic, a semiconductor firm which specialises in server and storage networking.

Intel shows off new Xeon family
Published in Processors
Monday, 20 June 2016 13:55

Intel shows off new Xeon family


22 cores and 44 threads

Intel released yet another Xeon processor family designed specifically for 4 socket servers used in next-gen data centers and cloud deployments.

Waterproofing mobiles will backfire
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 20 June 2016 12:42

Waterproofing mobiles will backfire


Xiaomi warns it could all go so wrong

The trend towards waterproofing smartphones could end badly, according to Xiaomi CEO Lin Jun.

VR arcades could arrive soon
Published in Wearables
Monday, 20 June 2016 12:20

VR arcades could arrive soon


Return to the 1980s

VR could bring a return to the video arcades of the 1980s, according to analysts at Digitimes Research.

Dell prepares to offload software division
Published in News


$2 billion price tag

Grey box-shifter Michael Dell is about to flog his software division to buyout firm Francisco and the private equity arm of activist hedge fund Elliott Management.