IBM delivers 7nm to Gloflo
Published in Processors
Thursday, 09 July 2015 15:56

IBM delivers 7nm to Gloflo


That is what they were buying

IBM has flogged its fabrication plants to GlobalFoundries and what the outfit might be getting is the fruits of its 7nm processing research.

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 09 July 2015 14:18

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud


Nvidia Tesla K80 gets a job with the suits

Biggish Blue has added an option for its SoftLayer product which adds Nvidia Tesla K80 GPU acceleration in the cloud

AMD FirePro S9170 server GPU announced
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 09 July 2015 12:43

AMD FirePro S9170 server GPU announced


32GB single-GPU server card

AMD has announced the release of the FirePro S9170 server GPU which it claims is the world's first and fastest 32GB single-GPU server card.

Blackberry moves to Android
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 09 July 2015 12:33

Blackberry moves to Android


Finally gets an update

It is looking like the early rumours are correct and BlackBerry is moving to Android.

Star Trek communicator goes on sale soon
Published in News
Thursday, 09 July 2015 11:28

Star Trek communicator goes on sale soon


Boldly going to the shops

The Wand Company, which makes gadgets from popular fiction, has developed a real Star Trek Communicator that can be connected to any smartphone using Bluetooth.

Foxconn goes into rehab for Apple addiction
Published in News


Gou has a secret plan 

Foxconn founder Terry Gou might have made his fortune off the back of being Apple's pet but he apparently sees the danger of being too dependent on the fruity cargo cult.

Ballmer's Nokia obsession turns sour for Microsoft
Published in News


Time to move on

Software King of the World Microsoft has indicated that its turbulent love affair and then marriage to Nokia is over.

Intel Cannonlake 10nm delayed beyond 2016
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 13:53

Intel Cannonlake 10nm delayed beyond 2016


Just as well it has no rivals 

A couple of weeks ago we said that Intel was delaying its Cannonlake processors and its next-generation Kaby Lake processors.

Server sales picking up in Russia
Published in News
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:27

Server sales picking up in Russia


Putin on the Ritz

After years in the doldrums, sales of PCs and servers in Russia is on the increase again.

AMD Radeon R9 Fury Pro revealed
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 08 July 2015 12:00

AMD Radeon R9 Fury Pro revealed


Or at least rumoured

AMD mentioned that the AMD Radeon R9 Fury STRIX graphics card was coming out at the 'New Era of PC Gaming' presentation but we did not  see anything.