Xiaomi and OnePlus could go for ultrasonic fingerprint sensors
Published in Mobiles

Switching from optical in-display sensors with next-gen flagship phones

Xiaomi's and OnePlus's next-generation flagship phones could finally switch to more precise ultrasonic in-display fingerprint sensors, according to Chinese sources.

AMD could introduce AI upscaling FSR later this year
Published in Graphics

Bringing it to the Nvidia DLSS level

It appears that AMD might be looking to introduce AI-enabled FidelityFX Super Resolution technology later this year, at least according to a brief hint from AMD's CTO, Mark Papermaster.AMD is currently at its third generation of FidelityFX Super Resolution, which is still a non-AI temporal upscaler.

IBM ask for voluntary redundancies
Published in News

While sharpening its axe

Big Blue wants to become smaller and asks workers who want to quit with a pay-off to put their hands up as it starts a new round of global sackings.

Tories flog off largest British fab to Yanks
Published in News

Newport chip factory sold for €163 million

The UK government has said yes to selling Newport Wafer Fab (NWF), the country's biggest computer chip maker, to US firm Vishay Intertechnology for €163 million.

Tech mob forms after Apple dodges EU law
Published in News

Pushback on Apple's sham plan

Spotify, Epic Games, Deezer, Paddle, and several other developers and EU groups today sent a snotogram to the European Commission to moan about Apple’s "dodgy scheme" to get away with avoiding the Digital Markets Act (DMA).

French court backs the GPL
Published in News

Orange in a jam

French phone firm Orange has been ordered to pay up for ripping off the open saucy software of Entr'ouvert, a small French publisher.

Huawei’s chips match Zen 3
Published in PC Hardware

HiSilicon V120 are four years behind

A Geekbench 6 result shows what could be the first look at the speed of the Taishan V120, made by Huawei's HiSilicon arm.

Boffins come up with AI worms
Published in News

Fear is the mind-killer

A team of boffins has made one of the first AI worms - which can spread from one system to another, nicking data or dropping viruses on the way.

Apple sued for playing monopoly
Published in News

Cloud scams made users pay more

Fruity cargo cult Apple is facing a lawsuit accusing the tech giant of running an illegal monopoly over digital storage for its customers.

HDMI Forum snubs AMD's open-source plea
Published in Graphics

Wants to keep specs members only

AMD has hit a brick wall in its bid to boost its open-source Linux graphics driver.