Caspar Bowden dead
Published in News


Privacy campaigner extraordinary

Caspar Bowden, the bloke who had a key role in defining and defending digital privacy for the last 20 years has died from cancer.

IBM delivers 7nm to Gloflo
Published in Processors


That is what they were buying

IBM has flogged its fabrication plants to GlobalFoundries and what the outfit might be getting is the fruits of its 7nm processing research.

IBM adds Tesla GPU in cloud
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Nvidia Tesla K80 gets a job with the suits

Biggish Blue has added an option for its SoftLayer product which adds Nvidia Tesla K80 GPU acceleration in the cloud

AMD FirePro S9170 server GPU announced
Published in Graphics


32GB single-GPU server card

AMD has announced the release of the FirePro S9170 server GPU which it claims is the world's first and fastest 32GB single-GPU server card.

Blackberry moves to Android
Published in Mobiles


Finally gets an update

It is looking like the early rumours are correct and BlackBerry is moving to Android.

Star Trek communicator goes on sale soon
Published in News


Boldly going to the shops

The Wand Company, which makes gadgets from popular fiction, has developed a real Star Trek Communicator that can be connected to any smartphone using Bluetooth.

Foxconn goes into rehab for Apple addiction
Published in News


Gou has a secret plan 

Foxconn founder Terry Gou might have made his fortune off the back of being Apple's pet but he apparently sees the danger of being too dependent on the fruity cargo cult.

Ballmer's Nokia obsession turns sour for Microsoft
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Time to move on

Software King of the World Microsoft has indicated that its turbulent love affair and then marriage to Nokia is over.

Intel Cannonlake 10nm delayed beyond 2016
Published in Processors


Just as well it has no rivals 

A couple of weeks ago we said that Intel was delaying its Cannonlake processors and its next-generation Kaby Lake processors.

Server sales picking up in Russia
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Putin on the Ritz

After years in the doldrums, sales of PCs and servers in Russia is on the increase again.