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


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


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


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


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


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


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.

Microsoft tests “anti-bloatware” tool.
Published in News


Cue “it deletes Windows 10” gags

Software king of the world Microsoft is testing a handy tool, which scans your computer for bloatware and allows you to delete it.