Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
Published in News

Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.

Qualcomm shuns Samsung
Published in Processors


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.

Server sales plummet
Published in News


Businesses waiting for Skylake chips

It has not been an enjoyable time for server sales in Europe according to IDC beancounters.

Connected car demand to rise 29.1 percent
Published in Mobiles


Fuji Keizai claims 90 percent will be connected by 2035


Demand for connected cars has been rising and the type of vehicles are expected to account for 29.1 percent of overall car shipments in 2017 and by 2035, according to beancounters at Fuji Keizai.

Softbank finds two droids they are looking for on Google
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Two companies added to AI plans


After getting its paws on ARM, Softbank is still growing and has written a cheque for two firms that build walking robots from Google's parent company, Alphabet.

Apple faces China crises
Published in Mobiles


Dealers arrested flogging personal data

Chinese authorities have arrested Apple dealers for flogging user data to the highest bidder.

Microsoft finds bug in Intel ME
Published in Processors


There is even malware exploiting it

Microsoft's security team has come across a malware family that uses Intel's Active Management Technology (AMT) Serial-over-LAN (SOL) interface as a file transfer tool.

New 4K 21.5-inch iMac has removable RAM and Kaby Lake
Published in Notebooks


IFixit teardown reveals "flexibility" 

A new iFixit teardown has revealed that Apple's new 4K 21.5-inch iMac has both removable RAM and a Kaby Lake processor that's not soldered onto the logic board.

Samsung caught spying on users
Published in Memory


Open Rights Group warning

Samsung has been using technology which can spy on its mobile users.

Glofo picks up MediaTek business
Published in Processors


22nm FD-SOI


MediaTek is considering placing chip orders with Globalfoundries using the foundry's 22nm FD-SOI process technology.