Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
Published in Processors


Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

PC sales slump further
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:20

PC sales slump further


Users keep the old ones going

Beancounters at Gartner have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of traditional PCs are still falling.

Intel targets Nvidia with  Nervana
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 11:11

Intel targets Nvidia with Nervana


Smells like Nervana but never mind

Chipzilla does not appear to be letting Nvidia take the AI market with its GPU based AI chips.

Qualcomm gets Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs’ backing
Published in News


Concern over how the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission handled fine

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ has come down heavily against the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission in the Qualcomm anti-trust case.

EA shutters Visceral games
Published in Games
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:18

EA shutters Visceral games


Nothing but dead space now

Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space, is being shut down by EA.

Russian press admits Putin’s trolls targeted activists
Published in News


Russian troll factory paid US activists to help fund protests

A respected Russian media outlet has concluded that Russian trolls posing as Americans made payments to genuine activists in the US to help fund protest movements on socially divisive issues.

Big Blue back on track
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 October 2017 10:07

Big Blue back on track


Sales growth after nearly six years

The ever shrinking Big Blue’s moves to cloud and security services helped it beat analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates, and the technology major hinted at sales growth after nearly six years of declines.

Foxconn improves iPhone X yields
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:18

Foxconn improves iPhone X yields


Almost getting it to work

The problems that Foxconn is having with the iPhone X which have caused delays are starting to improve and apparently there are some starting to ship.

Apple fanboys spurn iPhone 8
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:53

Apple fanboys spurn iPhone 8


The iPhone 7 is just as good

The fruity cargo cult Apple is facing its first serious religious schism as fanboys reject the religion’s central premise that you must upgrade your expensive phone every year.

Essential sued by Keyssa
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 October 2017 11:51

Essential sued by Keyssa

 
Trade secrets were stolen

Keyssa, a wireless technology company backed by iPod creator and Nest founder Tony Fadell has filed a lawsuit against Essential claiming that the outfit nicked trade secrets and breached their nondisclosure agreement.