AMD takes a bigger bite of Intel's pie
Published in Processors


It now has 28 percent market share 

A  report from PassMark says that AMD increased its market share from 18 percent last quarter to 24 percent. This is AMD’s largest single quarter share gain in history and it is all thanks to Ryzen.

Foundries about to enter a golden age
Published in News


Globalfoundries will remain golden while all around is dark


Globalfoundries CEO Sanjay Jha claims that the semiconductor industry will enter a golden age in the next decade.

Samsung releases refurbished Note 7s
Published in Mobiles


Let the flame wars begin

Samsung  will start selling a refurbished version of the recalled, super popular but unfortunately inflamabile Galaxy Note 7 smartphone in South Korea on July 7.

Expensive phone-maker for the rich and stupid runs out of cash
Published in Mobiles


No not that one, the other one


A British-based luxury phone maker which made its name flogging $50,000 smartphones decked out in alligator leather and titanium and fitted with sapphire screens, has run out of cash.

Death of Moore's Law could be cool
Published in News


HP Labs thinks it is the best thing to happen in computing


While Moore's Law is slowly winding up, Hewlett-Packard Labs is not exactly mourning.

France surrenders to Microsoft
Published in News


Drops data collecting case


France's National Data Protection Commission has dropped its claim that Windows 10 was collecting "excessive personal data" about users.

Boom booms in sensor market
Published in News


Autonomous vehicles creating spin-offs


Rising interest in autonomous vehicles creates vast growth opportunities for sensor developers, according to beancounters adding up numbers for Frost & Sullivan's TechVision team.

AMD Ryzen desktop CPUs go Pro
Published in Processors


Ryzen for business market

Following the launch of consumer-oriented desktop Ryzen CPUs based on the new Zen CPU architecture as well as the launch of Epyc server CPUs, AMD has now turned its attention to the business market, with the launch of Ryzen Pro CPU lineup.

Nvidia releases Vulkan GeForce beta
Published in Graphics


Updates VulkanRT

Nvidia has released its 382.68 beta Vulkan GeForce graphics driver.

Qualcomm starts HMD accelerator programme
Published in Wearables


Kickstarting VR 

Chipmaker Qualcomm has started an HMD accelerator programme to help VR device manufacturers develop premium standalone VR HMDs.