Nintendo gives NX contract to Nvidia
Published in Games


Poisoned chalice

After AMD appeared to have sewn up the console market, it had been widely tipped to have its GPUs under the bonnet of the Nintendo NX, however the former maker of playing cards has given the contract to Nvidia.

Nvidia settles false advertising claim
Published in Graphics


GeForce GTX 970 was not all it seemed

If you bought a GeForce GTX 970 then it looks like Nvidia will owe you $30 after agreeing to a preliminary settlement of a class action over some marketing of the card.

3D VR  standards being drawn up
Published in Wearables


Could glTF be the new JPEG

A new standard for 3D scenes similar to what happened with JPEG is being hammered out by a starndards group – The Khronos Group.

Microsoft calls in the axeman again
Published in News


More cost cutting coming

Software King of the world Microsoft is planning to lay off 2,850 more employees in the next year, according to a filing it just made with the US Securities and Exchange Commission.

How Apple killed its own TV product
Published in News


The Ramsey Bolton approach does not work any more

Fruity cargo cult Apple killed its own TV product because it honestly believed that Big Content would do what it told them and played the roll of Game of Thrones's Ramsay Bolton even after its castle wall had been breached.

Sony sees off earthquake damage
Published in News


Things could have been a lot worse

Sony’s operating profit fell in its first quarter by 42 percent but the company managed to contain the earthquake damage to one of its image sensor factories.

Oracle pays $9.3 billion for Netsuite
Published in News

Hey, you! Get into my cloud

Oracle paid $9.3 billion to snap up cloud company Netsuite in a bid to extend its place in the cloud market.

Qualcomm settles sex discrimination case before it gets to court
Published in News


$20 million because its reigning men

Qualcomm has written a $20 million cheque to make a gender discrimination case go away.

AMD cuddling up to Samsung
Published in Processors


Might be seeing other people

AMD’s relationship with GloFlo has always been described as “complicated” and appears to be getting more open.

Xiaomi Mi Notebook Air looks rather nice
Published in Notebooks


Apple fans call foul

Xiaomi has managed to anger a few people with its Mi Notebook Air – not only does it look like Apple’s love child, it even borrowed the name “air” although perhaps "snow" would have been more appropriate.