MSI releases PRO sixth gen Intel motherboards
Published in Motherboards
Monday, 28 September 2015 13:02

MSI releases PRO sixth gen Intel motherboards


H110 based

MSI today announced the addition of new H110 based motherboards to its PRO Series product line.

Qualcomm invests a fortune in India
Published in Processors
Monday, 28 September 2015 12:48

Qualcomm invests a fortune in India


Making friends and influencing people

Chipmaker Qualcomm is spending a fortune to set up shop in India by making itself the friend of the Indian government.

Blackberry boss can't play with his Priv
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 28 September 2015 11:54

Blackberry boss can't play with his Priv


Life mimics Mr Robot

In the telly show Mr Robot, the hero notes that one of the villains knows nothing about technology because he uses a Blackberry while anyone sensible uses Android.

FTC will not let Google be
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 10:22

FTC will not let Google be


Playing monopoly with Android

The Federal Trade Commission has started investigating complaints that Google unfairly uses its Android mobile operating system to bolster popular products like Google Search and Google Maps. 

Hon Hai will buy most of Sharp
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 10:11

Hon Hai will buy most of Sharp


Possibly with help from Apple 


Hon Hai considering buying a majority stake in Sharp's loss-making LCD business for $1.7 billion,

Saudi Araba nearly bought Italian hackers
Published in News
Monday, 28 September 2015 09:54

Saudi Araba nearly bought Italian hackers


Don't have a state hacking system? Buy one

There was a sharp intake of breath over the weekend when it was revealed that the Saudi Arabian government came close to buying control of the notorious Italian surveillance software company Hacking Team for $42 million – apparently with the assistance of the US.

Blackberry juices itself in latest report
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 September 2015 15:17

Blackberry juices itself in latest report


Confirms Android phone will be named after a toilet


BlackBerry published its latest quarterly financial report today, delivering some miserable results for the last three months. 

AMD gives TSMC Zen
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:49

AMD gives TSMC Zen


What is the sound of 16nm FinFET clapping

Amid rumours of Globalfoundries' slow 14nm FinFET yield, it appears that AMD has taken its Zen project to TSMC.

Intel lays off staff at Wind River
Published in Processors
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:25

Intel lays off staff at Wind River


Embedded chips software downsized

Chipzilla has been handing out p45s and pink slips to some of its more experienced software staff at Wind River.

Analyst claims that Apple fanboys like pink
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 25 September 2015 14:07

Analyst claims that Apple fanboys like pink


We were wrong

When Apple released a pink iPhone6, how we laughed – but it turns out that Apple fanboys can't get enough of pink.