Intel ships Optane chips to partners
Published in Memory


Thanks for the memory 

Chipzilla has revealed that it has started shipping its Optane memory DIMMs to partners for testing.

DRAM prices rally as supply gets tighter
Published in News


Nanya warns of instability until third quarter

DRAM prices will rally throughout the second quarter of 2017 and finally sort themselves out in the third quarter.

Microsoft plans cloud-based cut-down flavour of Windows
Published in News


She sells, CSHELLS by the sea shore

Software king of the world Microsoft is planning a cut down version of Windows 10 which will operate in the cloud.

FTC certain to get cold feet on Apple complaint
Published in Processors


Jobs’ Mob must go to court

It is starting to look like the FTC’s much publicised legal case against Qualcomm at the insistence of Apple is not going to go anywhere.

Trump abandons US-EU Data Shield agreement
Published in News


Bye-Bye American cloud business

The US-EU Data Shield agreement which took years to negotiate and enabled US cloud companies to operate in Europe has been squashed by President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump.

Microsoft starts to depend on Azure
Published in News


The future is Azure coloured

Microsoft’s latest results show that its future is rapidly depending on the rise of the cloud and its Azure product.

Intel expects a calm flat 2017
Published in Processors


Trying to be Zen about it

Mega x86 chip outfit Intel is predicting a pretty flat 2017 after announcing mixed results for the last quarter of 2016.

Qualcomm won't surrender to Apple
Published in Mobiles


Q1 financials out

Qualcomm has announced its Q1 fiscal earnings and the conference call was deeply influenced by Apple’s latest decision to legally go after Qualcomm. The president of the company was crystal clear that the company will work to vigorously defend its business.

Xiaomi might snub Mobile World Congress
Published in Mobiles


With or without Hugo Barra

It appears that Hugo Barra leaving Xiaomi for Facebook might not be the only interesting thing about the company as it is rumored that the firm might skip Mobile World Congress 2017 altogether.

Shield 2015 just got Android 7
Published in Games


Experience Upgrade 5.0.2

Nvidia started to roll out the Android 7, Experience Upgrade 5.0.2 for Shield 2015 Android TV customers, and everything Nvidia promised for the 2017 console, will find its way to the previous one.