Qualcomm wirelessly charges BMW safety car
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Wirelessly charges BMW 8i Safety car

Qualcomm Technologies has launched its new Official Safety Car for season two of the FIA's Formula E Championship.

Hynix investing in more factories
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Spending $38.9 billion after boss gets out of jail free

Hynix is investing $38.9 billion to build three new semiconductor facilities by 2024.

Apple didn't invent "slide to unlock"
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Germany has another Martin Luther moment 

Apple management are waking up this morning facing an existential crisis, after discovering that Steve Jobs did not really invent the iconic "slide to unlock" feature on the iPhone.

Seagate puts 750GB in portable hard-drive
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They are getting bigger as they get slimmer

Seagate expanded its ultra-slim portable hard drive lineup with the addition of a 750GB capacity model.

More Skylake details found
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Only a week to go

Intel is going to launch its Skylake Core i5 and i7 CPUs on September 1, with Core i3s and Pentiums probably available on the same day in Asia, but their specs are still largely guesswork.

Oracle shows off SPARC details
Published in Processors


Sonoma ready for the big time

Oracle has been sharing a few details about its SPARC processor code-named Sonoma. Sonoma is not a sleeping Italian mama at all but a place where Americans grow wine that Europeans will not touch.

New ZenFone gets more storage
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256GB of storage to go

 Asus ZenFone 2 is to get four times more storage than the current model.

Hynix confirms building two chip plants in Korea
Published in Memory


Concerns about oversupply

DRAM maker Hynix has written a $25.94 billion cheque to build two new chip plants in South Korea.

Dell creates new hyperscale unit
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Cloudbusting plans

Tinbox shifter Dell has created a new business unit to chase after the "second tier" of hyperscale customers.

Samsung has not given up on Snapdragons yet
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Testing them in its lab

Samsung is rumoured to be testing the new Snapdragons in its labs, as a sign that the company has not given up on Qualcomm yet.