IBM wants total power in the datacentre
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 20 March 2018 10:03

IBM wants total power in the datacentre


All your datacentres should belong to Big Blue

IBM is quietly confident that its new POWER chip can sweep ARM and x86 out of the datacentre market.

Power your smartphone with a super volcano
Published in News
Thursday, 17 August 2017 06:00

Power your smartphone with a super volcano


What could possibly go wrong?

While Dr Evil might power his supercomputer using the volcano on his island base, the idea has been suggested as a way of sorting out the world’s battery woes.

AMD promises emergency driver update by Thursday
Published in Graphics


Sorting out RX 480's shocking power problem

AMD has promised that it will roll out a driver update will will sort out the power issues with the RX 480 by Thursday.

AMD investigating PCI power draw issues
Published in Graphics


Is the RX480 a power vampire?

Since AMD’s new RX480 card has launched there have been reports that it seems to have issues with the PCI Express slot.

Power shortage might cause Flash shortage
Published in Cloud


Trouble at Samsung plant might be sparking hoarding 


A power shortage at a key Samsung plant might cause a shortage of flash chips.

IBM Power is back from the dead
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 22 January 2016 10:51

IBM Power is back from the dead

Opening the platform up helped

It appears that IBM’s Power system, which had been largely written off, is back from the dead and Biggish Blue’s attempt to resurrect it might have paid off.

IBM puts Nvidia GPU in flagship servers
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 06 October 2015 13:28

IBM puts Nvidia GPU in flagship servers


Teaming up with Big Blue Power


Big Blue has launched a line of Power processor-based, Linux-tuned machines which are helped out by Nvidia Tesla K80 GPUs.

TSMC wants to get into electricity
Published in News
Friday, 04 September 2015 11:32

TSMC wants to get into electricity


Building its own power plant

Contract chipmaker Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) is thinking of generating electricity in-house.

Tesla's Power Wifi nearly here
Published in News
Friday, 05 June 2015 12:57

Tesla's Power Wifi nearly here


Cameras will soon be everywhere

Boffins working at the University of Washington have developed a new technique for drawing enough power from standard Wi-Fi signals to run a camera or a recharge a fitness tracker.

Getting the Power back
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 12 May 2015 10:36

Getting the Power back


IBM takes on Xeon

Biggish blue is upgrading its Power chips so that they can better compete with Intels Haswell-EX Xeon E7 v3 processors.