iPhone 6S still made in poor working conditions
Published in Mobiles

But at least they can dye their hair

Despite Appleā€™s claims, its glorious iPhone is still being made in terrible working conditions, according to the New York-based China Labor Watch.

Foundries ask customers to switch to 12 inch wafers
Published in Processors

Size matters

Foundries are asking LCD driver clients to upgrade to 12-inch process to provide a stable supply for analogue ICs, fingerprint sensors, MCUs, mixed-signal ICs, car-use chips, MEMS and other niche-market products.

Logitech makes a noise about results
Published in News

Best retail growth in five years

While the recession has been biting PC makers, Logitech is jolly pleased with its financial results.

Can SoC save AMD's bacon
Published in Processors

AMD Embedded R-Series details 

The troubled chipmaker AMD thinks it is onto a winner with its new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC processors.

Western Digital really buys SanDisk for $19 billion
Published in News

Told you so

As we predicted on Monday, Western Digital has formally announced it is going to write a cheque for SanDisk for $19 billion

LAM buys KLA-Tencor becomes huge player
Published in News

Rivals Applied Materials

Lam Research is buying KLA-Tencor Corp. for about $10.6 billion and will turn itself into a significant rival to Applied Materials in the chipmaking equipment market.

Irish watchdog told to bite Facebook and Apple
Published in News

Investigate privacy issues

The Irish Government is very close to Facebook and Apple, which use the country as a tax haven, however a few eyebrows were raised when its Data Protection Commissioner refused to investigate a data privacy complaint by Austrian law student Max Schrems.

Intel gets into Memory
Published in Memory
21 October 2015

Intel gets into Memory

Converts its China plant

Intel wants to step up its involvement in the memory market by converting one of its Chinese plants to make memory chips.

Dell releases barebones servers
Published in News

Lots of box cramming going on

Tinbox shifter Dell has released a bunch of bare-bones servers which appear to be creative box packing.

Dell counter attacks Whitman over EMC buyout
Published in News

You got your facts wrong

Tin box shifter Michael Dell has come out fighting after HP CEO Meg Whitman slammed his bid to buy EMC.