Imagination releases new PowerVR Furian
Published in Graphics


New GPU architecture


Imagination Technologies has lifted the kimono on its next-generation PowerVR Furian architecture, which it is billing as an entirely new GPU architecture designed for the evolved graphics and compute needs of next-generation consumer devices.

Nvidia gets onto Microsoft's cloud
Published in Graphics


Hey you, get onto my cloud 

Nvidia and Microsoft unveiled blueprints for a new hyperscale GPU accelerator to drive AI cloud computing.

Intel working with Alibaba on cloud
Published in News


Cloud-based FPGA

Alibaba Cloud (Aliyun), has announced a pilot program with Chipzilla for a cloud-based FPGA (field programmable gate array) acceleration service with the goal of enabling customers to have virtual access to powerful compute resources in the cloud to help them manage business, scientific and enterprise data application workloads more effectively.

Violent games have no long term side-effects
Published in Games


Another study proves it

Yet another study has come out and denied that there is any long term psychological effects on people who play violent video games.

MediaTek sticks to TSMC
Published in Processors


Despite being unhappy with 10nm process


MediaTek is not having much luck with getting the yields right for TSMC's 10nm process, but it will continue to partner with the foundry to make its next-generation flagship mobile chips.

Big Blue put data on an atom
Published in News


Not an Intel chip - the other type of atom

Big Blue boffins have managed to read and write data to a single atom.

Switch nightmares compressed in one video
Published in Games


One for the masochists

If you want a reason to avoid the Nintendo Switch then this horror video which has tipped up on YouTube should give you enough reason.

Social media makes you lonely
Published in News


Hit the anti-depressives 

Social notworking sites like Twitter, Facebook and Pinterest are causing more people to feel alone.

Windows is now on ARM servers
Published in News


Intel’s data centre  goose is cooked

After months of rumour, Windows is finally fully functional on ARM based chips and the Wintel alliance is in tatters.

FCC will allow ISPs to flog customer’s private data
Published in News


Republicans want to sell your private data to spammers

While the rest of the world is cracking down on user data privacy, Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s America is allowing ISPs to flog their customers' personal data to advertisers and anyone who can write a cheque.