Internet of Things growing
Published in Wearables


IoT reached 10.3 million devices

Beancounters at Berg Insight have counted out all the installed base of wireless IoT devices in industrial automation and claim it reached 10.3 million in 2014.

Grand theft auto maker makes a killing
Published in Games


Take-Two Interactive strikes success

Grand theft auto maker Take-Two Interactive is reporting quarterly profit handily beat up the cocaine nose job of Wall Street estimates.

Intel and Altera talking about shacking up again
Published in News


Off and on is on

While celebrity chipmakers Intel and Altera have denied that they are getting together, paparazzi are reporting that they have been seen at all the romantic venues gazing into each other's eyes and having serious talks.

Quanta denies iWatch a challenge
Published in News


Yields will be fine

The dark satanic rumour mill has been churning out yarns claiming that Jobs' Mob's iWatch was suffering from poor yield rates at the Quanta plant.

Imagination squaring off with ARM
Published in Processors


Nothing but a Big Gorilla

The war of words between Imagination and ARM is starting to become more colourful with the head of Imagination Technologies dubbing his rival a "big gorilla ."

Amazon outs Nvidia Shield and Shield Pro
Published in Games


Product spec appears and disappears

Amazon accidently announced, and then removed Nvidia's new Shield console as well as an unheard of Shield Pro.

IDC sees second life for business tablets
Published in Mobiles


Consumers not so much

Beancounters at IDC have consulteed their tarot cards and are predicting that tablets will survive in the business area.

Hedge funds dumping Apple
Published in News


They know something that Tame Apple Press doesn't

The dumping of Apple shares by top hedge funds is continuing to gather speed and now even the Tame Apple Press  is noticing.

More intelligent chip cores on the way
Published in Processors


Synopsys releases AI core design

Synopsys, a company that licenses software and intellectual property to the biggest names in chip making, showed off a new image-processor core which it thinks could be the future.

Raspberry Pi drops price by a third
Published in Motherboards


Out evolved but still useful

After the Raspberry Pi Foundation unveiled the second incarnation of hobby board it has dropped the price of the previous version by almost a third.