Microsoft shakes off the curse of Steve Ballmer
Published in News

First growth in 15 years

For ages Microsoft has suffered from static growth and a share-price which was more consistent than the speed of light.

Amazon’s web services make its fortune
Published in News

Books less so

Although it is more famous for its book sales, Amazon is making piles of cash thanks to its web services.

Closed Doom Alpha of goes live
Published in Games

Two day Wolfenstein pre-order exclusive

People had a lot of fun with the new Doom multiplayer demo back from E3 and it looks like that the closed alpha testing for the full product starts at midnight eastern time on October 23.

Gigabyte unveils the new GTX 980 WaterForce graphics card
Published in Graphics

Nvidia Geforce GTX 980 with closed loop liquid cooling

Gigabyte has unveiled its latest Geforce GTX 900 series graphics card, the liquid cooled Geforce GTX 980 WaterForce.

Intel’s memory plans could kill Micron
Published in Memory

Wall Street warns

Wall Street analysts have downgraded Micron technology’s value after Intel’s announcement that it will expand investment in NAND.

Samsung wants huge sales in batteries
Published in News

Juicing up the bottom line

Samsung has just built a battery plant in China as part of its cunning plan to add a billion onto its sales figures to make up for falling smartphone sales.

iPhone 6S still made in poor working conditions
Published in Mobiles

But at least they can dye their hair

Despite Apple’s claims, its glorious iPhone is still being made in terrible working conditions, according to the New York-based China Labor Watch.

Foundries ask customers to switch to 12 inch wafers
Published in Processors

Size matters

Foundries are asking LCD driver clients to upgrade to 12-inch process to provide a stable supply for analogue ICs, fingerprint sensors, MCUs, mixed-signal ICs, car-use chips, MEMS and other niche-market products.

Logitech makes a noise about results
Published in News

Best retail growth in five years

While the recession has been biting PC makers, Logitech is jolly pleased with its financial results.

Can SoC save AMD's bacon
Published in Processors

AMD Embedded R-Series details 

The troubled chipmaker AMD thinks it is onto a winner with its new AMD Embedded R-Series SOC processors.