TSMC sees profits down
Published in Processors
19 October 2017

TSMC sees profits down


Supply-chain inventory constraints

TSMC claimed that supply-chain inventory constraints hurt its net profit in the third quarter, although not as badly as many analysts had predicted.

Tesla faces claims of racial harassment
Published in News


Failed to tackle racial antagonism

Three former Tesla factory workers have filed a lawsuit against the company, claiming they were subject to constant racial discrimination and harassment in the electric car company's factories.

Wall Street fears workers could be all replaced by AI
Published in News


Why do we need you expensive psychos?

Wall Street is facing up to the fact that most of its workers will be replaced by AI, and the wolves of Wall Street will be consigned to the dust bin of history.

Kaspersky being ripped out of US systems
Published in News


Customers fear the Russians

Despite having one of the better Anti-virus systems, Kaspersky is being ripped out of US networks over fears that it is a little to close to Tsar Putin’s elite teams of hackers.

Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
Published in Processors


Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

PC sales slump further
Published in News
18 October 2017

PC sales slump further


Users keep the old ones going

Beancounters at Gartner have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of traditional PCs are still falling.

Intel targets Nvidia with  Nervana
Published in Processors


Smells like Nervana but never mind

Chipzilla does not appear to be letting Nvidia take the AI market with its GPU based AI chips.

Qualcomm gets Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs’ backing
Published in News


Concern over how the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission handled fine

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ has come down heavily against the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission in the Qualcomm anti-trust case.

EA shutters Visceral games
Published in Games


Nothing but dead space now

Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space, is being shut down by EA.

Russian press admits Putin’s trolls targeted activists
Published in News


Russian troll factory paid US activists to help fund protests

A respected Russian media outlet has concluded that Russian trolls posing as Americans made payments to genuine activists in the US to help fund protest movements on socially divisive issues.