Intel sued over over-heating phones
Published in Games


Things got too hot in Brazil


Chipzilla wasted a fortune trying to arrive into the smartphone chip making business too late, and not it looks like it will have to shell out a bit more to make its mess go away.

Sony sells 60.4 million PS4s
Published in News


Going out fighting


Sony has announced that it has flogged 60.4 million units of the PlayStation 4 console, even as the company expects a slow down in sales.

ZOTAC releases small GeForce GTX 1080 Ti
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For small form factors


ZOTAC has unveiled its new GeForce GTX 1080 Ti MINI which is designed for those who like really small form factors.

Intel slows i9 release dates
Published in Processors


Staggering like a binge drinker on a pub crawl

Chipzilla appears to be in no hurry to release its Core i9. 

Uber CEO might “take leave” as rows swamp outfit
Published in News


Already senior vice president has quit


Techi-Taxi company Uber is going into full melt-down with one senior exec gone, and Chief Executive Travis Kalanick is likely to take a leave of absence.

AI can tell if you are suicidal
Published in News


I think you ought to know that you are feeling very depressed

AI boffins have come up with a machine-learning algorithm that can accurately predict the likelihood that a person will attempt suicide

Google "fake news" filter serves up fake penis pills
Published in News


Looks like it needs a bit of work

Search engine Google’s attempts to filter out fake news have cocked-up badly as its health section has fast filled with adverts for pills designed to, er, stiffen your resolve.

Foxconn organises a glorious alliance
Published in News


Apple, Dell, Kingston sign up to help it buy Toshiba's chip unit

Apple, Dell and Kingston have agreed to help Foxconn buy Toshiba Corp's chip unit

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
Published in News


Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.

Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
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Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.