DRAM makers fall in under Micron umbrella
Published in Memory

Deals going ahead despite delays

Deals between DRAM makers Nanya Technology and Inotera Memories with Micron to work closer together have been reached despite some last minute delays.

Game addict smashes into developer’s office
Published in Games

Revenge attack on the pushers

A Chinese bloke who was so miffed with a company who supplied him with a game which “wrecked his life” that he drove his car through the doors of the office in a bid to "wreck the company".

Nintendo slumps
Published in News

Wii is no shaft of gold

Nintendo has just posted its latest financial earnings report and the former playing card maker posted an operating loss of $49 million for the first quarter of its 2016 financial year.

Apple turns to made up products as cash cow gets stuck
Published in Mobiles


Yesterday Apple had a go at peddling a fantasy to reassure the world that its iPhone cash cow was not on its way out due to mad cow disease.

LG predicts second quarter recovery
Published in News

Bad days behind it

LG Display has said that it will have a second-half earnings recovery, signaling a pickup for the struggling panel industry as clients prepare to launch new OLED gadgets.

Analog buys Linear
Published in Processors

More chipmaker consolidation

Analog is writing a cheque for fellow chipmaker Linear for about $14.8 billion, the latest deal in a wave of consolidation that has swept the semiconductor industry and dusted down the bannisters of the corporate world.

Blackberry launches "most secure Anroid Phone"
Published in Mobiles

More nailed down than Jesus

BlackBerry has announced its second Android smartphone today claiming that it is the world's most secure Android phone.

Motorola will not bother with monthly security updates
Published in Mobiles

Too much like hard work

Motorola has dubbed Android's monthly security updates "difficult" and says it cannot commit to them.

10nm Snapdragon is taped out
Published in Mobiles

Qualcomm's CEO confirmed it

Last week Qualcomm’s CEO  confirmed to its investors that the company has taped out its 10nm system on a chip (SoC).

Pascal based quadro mobile spotted
Published in Graphics

Pascal goes mobile

Today on the expo floor at SIGGRAPH 2016, Nvidia was showing off its new but unannounced Pascal based mobile Quadro thing.