And it is paying off
Acer has been focuing on flogging high-margin PCs including gaming notebooks, ultra-thin models and 2-in-1s, and it appears to be paying off.
Will make baseband chips produced on its 7nm process
TSMC has regained some chip orders from Qualcomm for baseband chips produced on its 7nm process, but not application processors.
But failed to do much good
Homeland Security says that it has found evidence that Russian hackers targeted 21 US state election systems in the 2016 presidential race – a small number were breached but there was no evidence any votes were manipulated.
The price of being dependent on Apple
Imagination Technologies, the British firm that lost 70 percent of its value after being ditched by its biggest customer Apple, put itself up for sale.
Chris Lattner quits Autopilot
Tesla has announced that Chris Lattner, its vice president of Autopilot software, has left the company after only about six months.
Software king of the world, Microsoft, has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs.
Nvidia staff throw flowers before him
A list of the most favourite bosses in tech has turned up Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive of Nvidia as the most beloved.
Not really sure why
While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.
He hated being outsmugged by Microsoft so he stole its tablet
The messiah of the fruity cargo-cult, Steve Jobs, apparently was only interested in hacking off a single Microsoft executive when he stole the idea for the tablet and the smartphone.
Unless no one buys it
Global electronics makers are worried that Apple is going to take all the supplies of memory chips for its new iPhone 8.