TSMC is 5G winner
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 11:36

TSMC is 5G winner


Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects

TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.

Italy opens antitrust action against Google
Published in News


Made an offer that people could not refuse

Italy’s competition watchdog has announced that it has opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector.

IT problems cost Brits £3.4 billion in lost productivity
Published in News


One day month fixing their own IT issues

UK businesses are losing out both financially, and on productivity levels due to their workplace IT systems, new research has revealed.

Nvidia revenue forecast beats expectations
Published in Graphics


Gaming chip demand rises as revenue fall

The maker of graphics chips named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with some better than expected revenue forecasts.

Trump bans US tech in Huawei products
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 17 May 2019 10:35

Trump bans US tech in Huawei products

 

Trade blacklist

President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has added China’s Huawei to a trade blacklist, immediately enacting restrictions that will make it extremely difficult for the telecom giant to do business with US companies.

Biostar confirms Ryzen 3000 support
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 17 May 2019 10:04

Biostar confirms Ryzen 3000 support


For older boards

Motherboard maker Biostar has confirmed Ryzen 3000 support for previous 300 (X370, B350, A320) and 400 (X470) series motherboards.

Microsoft and Sony team up to fight Google
Published in Gaming


Looking at cloud-based gaming.

Software king of the world Microsoft and Sony are partnering on cloud-based gaming services in an area where they have been traditional rivals.

Apple will take years to build a 5G modem
Published in Mobiles

 
It can’t get the wood

Fruity cargo cult Apple has no chance of escaping Qualcomm’s clutches for at least six years.

Blue light LED lighting can damage eyes
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 16 May 2019 12:29

Blue light LED lighting can damage eyes

 

Messes with your sleep too

New research from France suggests that "blue light" in LED lighting can damage the eye's retina and disturb natural sleep rhythms.

Driverless truck takes to the streets in Sweden
Published in Transportation


World's first

A driverless electric truck began daily freight deliveries on a public road in Sweden on Wednesday, in what developer Einride and logistics customer DB Schenker described as a world's first.