Intel CEO wants to start taking risks
Published in Processors

Risky business will not end up with him dancing in his underware

Chipzilla supremo Brian Kzarnich has had enough of taking the safe approach and he is casting off the cardigan and bobble hat his mum insisted he wears and is going to take a few risks.

Nokia signs licensing deal with Huawei
Published in Mobiles

More cash 

The former maker of rubber boots, Nokia, has signed a multi-year smartphone patent license deal with China’s Huawei, completing its list of agreements with the world’s largest handset makers and sending its share price up.

Republicans want to extend internet snooping plan
Published in News

Worried about armed revolt

Having just spent a fortune giving big corporations and the very rich tax cuts while doing nothing for the poor and middle classes, the US Republicans want to maintain the iron grip that security forces have over the internet, just in case the rest of the country revolts by linking themselves to worldwide terrorist organisations.

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
Published in Mobiles

Fudzilla asked around

Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.

AMD Linux driver GPU is not Navi
Published in Graphics

Way too early for that

Sorry to disappoint AMD fans but the new_chip.gfx10.mmSUPER_SECRET.enable [0: 0] is not Navi, as that is unlikely to show in 2018.

Dear Apple after my glorious hacker team destroyed non-Apple machines, it appears that Apple security did not protect me from being found out.  P.S. The mac is broken again and I have to write using pen and ink.
Published in News

Capitalist hyenas are blaming us for everything

A spokesman for North Korea’s foreign ministry has denied Pyongyang is linked to any cyber attacks, the North’s first response since the United States publicly blamed it for a massive worldwide cyber security breach.

Nvidia releases Geforce 388.71 WHQL drivers
Published in Graphics

One to have for PUBG

Nvidia has released its newest Geforce 388.71 WHQL Game Ready drivers which bring optimizations for the official launch of Playerunknown's Battlegrounds game as well as a couple of bug fixes.

G.Skill unveils quad-channel 32GB DDR4-4000 SO-DIMM kit
Published in Memory

Running at 4,000MHz at CL18

G.Skill did not leave any breathing room to Corsair as it has just announced its own 32GB (4x8GB) quad-channel DDR4 SO-DIMM kit running at 4,000MHz with CL18 latency.

AMD updates Radeon Software drivers to 17.12.2
Published in Graphics

Couple of bug fixes

AMD has released the first beta update for the Radeon Software Radeon Software Adrenalin Edition drivers, addressing several issues that were seen in the earlier version.

Corsair unveils 1.6TB NX500 series PCIe SSD
Published in Memory

Based on Phison controller and Toshiba 15nm MLC NAND

Corsair has added a 1.6TB capacity model to its NVMe PCIe SSD Neutron NX500 series.