Microsoft to improve its networking
Published in News


Will put BitTorrent tech to work

Software King of the World Microsoft is about to tweak the TCP stack on its Windows 10 Anniversary update and Windows Server 2016 including some torrenting technology.

ARM deal was all about the internet of things
Published in Processors


But the rest of SoftBank’s logic is bizzare

Japan’s SoftBank surprise buy out of British chip designer ARM was all about getting its foot in the door into the internet of things.

Blackberry punished for winning security software contracts
Published in Mobiles


Damned if it does, damned if it doesn’t

Troubled smartphone maker, Blackberry had some good news today, but it is fair to say its shareholders reacted rather badly.

SAP software makes loads of money
Published in News


High-margin and classy packaging

The maker of expensive esoteric business software, which no one really understands, is continuing to make loads of money.

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud
Published in News


Office 360 doing well too

Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.

Knight’s Landing beating Nvidia
Published in Processors


Only a flesh wound

Bad news for Nvidia as supercomputer maker Cray said that that Intel’s Knights Landing giving Nvidia a run for its money.

MediaTek expected to do well in the third quarter
Published in Processors


Everyone wants its chips

MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.

HP releases a few more details on Windows 10 Elite x3
Published in Notebooks


Not really a smartphone

HP has released pricing and availability details for its Elite x3 which is an interesting hybrid of a phone, a laptop and a desktop PC.

Samsung loses A11 deal with Apple
Published in Processors


TSMC sells its soul for A11 work

The dark satanic  rumor mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that the fruity cargo cult Apple has dumped Samsung as the prefered maker of its A11 chip.

Softbank’s shareholders furious over ARM deal
Published in Processors


Share price falls faster than Apple’s

While many people reacted with horror to the news that ARM had been sold to the Japanese Softbank, the naysayers were mostly on ARM’s side. But it seems that Softbank is having trouble selling the idea to its own shareholders.