Japan plans to build the world's largest super computer
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130 petaflops 

Japan's government  plans to build the world’s fastest-known supercomputer for developing and improving AI, driverless cars, robotics and medical diagnostics.

Apple planning new 10.5-inch iPads
Published in Mobiles


Bigger tablets are more popular with enterprises 

Apple looks set to launch a 10.5-inch iPad in 2017, because businesses and schools want them – apparently.

Nintendo Switch price set at £198.50 in UK
Published in Games


233.49 in real money


The Nintendo Switch price will be £198.50, according to the website of the UK retailer Gameseek.

AMD investors allowed class action over Llano
Published in Processors


This could get messy


A US court has allowed AMD investors to carry out a class action against the company over its Llano antics.

MediaTek and Nvidia are the fastest growing chip companies
Published in Processors


Jumping two places since last year


MediaTek and Nvidia will be the two fastest growing companies in 2016, according to a report prepared by beancounters at IC Insights.

AMD execs sold shares before “good news”
Published in Processors


Poor lambs


AMD executives can’t really get a break, even when the company is doing well. Normally when execs start flogging off their shares it is because the company is going to announce something unpopular which will send share prices downwards. However, in AMD’s case they did the opposite.

AMD’s deal with Google could be a breakthrough
Published in Graphics


Sky is the limit for clouds

AMD’s deal to flog Google its FirePro S9300 x2 GPU for the search engine’s cloud platform probably deserves another look.

Smaller Xiaomi Mi MIX Nano is not real
Published in Mobiles


Officially from Xiaomi

There were plenty of leaks showing a smaller version of the earlier unveiled Xiaomi Mi MIX smartphone but now it appears that such a product does not exist, according to Xiaomi at least.

AOC announces new 25-inch AGON AG251FZ gaming monitor
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1080p TN-panel, 240Hz refresh rate and FreeSync support

AOC has announced yet another gaming monitor that will carry the AGON badge and features a 25-inch 1920x1080 TN-panel, 240Hz refresh rate and AMD FreeSync support, the AOC AGON AG251FZ.

Tesla app can be hacked
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Your car can be stolen, it seems

A report from Norwegian app security company Promon claims that cyber crooks can hack into Tesla cars.