TSMC suffers from Intel baseband slow down
Published in Processors


From feast to famine... er rather nice dinner with wine

TSMC's 28nm processes have been flat out lately but it seems that Intel's slowing down of orders for baseband chips are going to cause a slight drop in sales in the fourth quarter.

MIT boffins speed up wi-fi in crowded areas
Published in Mobiles


Networking for mobs

Boffins at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory say they might have solved the problem wi-fi has broadcasting to crowded areas such as concerts, airports, conference halls and sports stadiums.

AMD strikes back against Nvidia empire
Published in Graphics


Nvidia's Death Star juggernaut seems stuck in first

Beancounters at Mercury Research have noted that AMD is finally striking back against Nvidia and clawing back GPU market share.

Microsoft's Hololens headset's Atomic secrets
Published in Wearables


HPU is pretty powerful


Software King of the World, Microsoft, has managed to keep what is under the bonnet of its Hololens pretty secret, but not it appears ready to spill the beans.

Wikileaks getting out of control
Published in News


Assange harms ordinary people to keep the spotlight on him

As he fights to catch the attention of the world spotlight, Julian Assange is getting more careless with the lives of “ordinary people” who he claims to be protecting.

Microsoft getting closer to Lenovo
Published in Notebooks


Being seen together in public and talking about marriage

Software King of the World Microsoft has apparently been seen in public with the PC supremo Lenovo and insiders have been told that they want something more serious.

Lenovo returns to Taiwan
Published in Notebooks


China getting expensive

Chinese PC maker Lenovo appears to think that its home turf is getting too expensive.

IOActive names and shames the “world’s most insecure” router
Published in News


Tiger Will Power is a security train wreck

IOActive has named and shamed what could be the world’s worst router and if what it claims is true, then it might be a collector’s item simply because it is so bad.

Intel concentrates on 5G's backend
Published in Mobiles


Never mind the front, lets look at the back

Fresh after scoring a reasonably sized contract for the iPhone, Intel is getting more excited about its mobile business and is talking about its 5G plans.

Kaby Lake motherboards to arrive in Autumn
Published in Motherboards


Colorful plans them for October

Kaby Lake products are expected to start arriving in October.