Now below 100 million a year
Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that desktop PC sales in 2017 fell below 100 million for the first time.
Military chipmaker to be bought
Microchip is writing a cheque to buy Microsemi which is the most significant US commercial supplier of military and aerospace semiconductor equipment, for about $8.35 billion.
Toyota is investing more than $2.8 billion to develop automated driving software.
A teacher in Ghana who educates his students on computer technology - without any computers - has become an online hit.
So not as ready as the Tame Apple Press claims
Intel has been benefiting from the anti-Qualcomm rhetoric coming from the Tame Apple Press (TAP) over its 5G modems.
Blame the car manufacturers
The world is being gripped by a diode shortage, and it has been that way since 2017, and the drought is likely to last until the second quarter.
Intel-AMD duopoly is a long way off
While AMD's Ryzen chips are rather good, Dell EMC is not particularly interested and will remain loyal to Chipzilla.
Open the bay doors, HAL. I'm afraid I can't do that, Dave
For a long time there was a myth that the AI supercomputer in 2001 space oddessy was called HAL because it was code for IBM (the letters shifted by one) and while that was denied, it now appears that Big Blue is set to take its IBM supercomputer AI tech to the International Space Station.
Only used by eight percent of Chrome users
The percentage of daily Chrome users who've loaded at least one page containing Flash content per day has gone down from around 80 percent in 2014 to under eight percent in early 2018.