Intel is back on top
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:20

Intel is back on top


Samsung is a number two again

Chipzilla is back to being the number one semiconductor maker after knocking Samsung off the top slot.

Nokia hopes to make a buck out of Huawei ban
Published in Network

 

Thanks, Donald

Nokia Chief Executive Rajeev Suri said the company could benefit from a US clampdown on Chinese rival Huawei as the race to roll out 5G services heats up.

Ymobile delays Huawei P30 Lite launch
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:13

Ymobile delays Huawei P30 Lite launch


Fears of US restrictions

Japanese telco SoftBank's low-cost mobile brand Ymobile said on Wednesday it would delay the launch of Huawei P30 Lite smartphone, following the imposition of trade restrictions on the Chinese manufacturer by Washington.

Sony not giving up on smartphones
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:08

Sony not giving up on smartphones


Tells investors to go forth and multiply

Sony has told its investors that it will not be giving up on smartphones, despite them thinking that it is a waste of cash and effort.

Mozilla’s Firefox gets even faster
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 11:02

Mozilla’s Firefox gets even faster

 

Scratches the itch for new improvements

Mozilla today launched Firefox 67 for Windows, Mac, Linux, and Android which doubles down on performance and privacy.

Microsoft calls for GDPR for US
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 May 2019 10:59

Microsoft calls for GDPR for US

 

EU showed the way

Microsoft Corporate Vice President and Deputy General Counsel Julie Brill has called for the US to adopt a similar sort of privacy regulation to the EU.

Chipzilla investigates Photonic integrated circuits
Published in AI

 

Getting AI into the matrix

Chipzilla boffins have released details of some interesting findings which could bring optical neural networks a step closer to reality.

Self-driving cars delayed
Published in Transportation
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 12:48

Self-driving cars delayed


2021 is not viable

Car makers have pushed back the time table for full, Level 5 self-driving cars.

Xbox boss wants to tackle toxic gamers
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 21 May 2019 12:45

Xbox boss wants to tackle toxic gamers


If it works, they can try Game of Thrones fans

Microsoft’s Xbox chief Phil Spencer wants to tackle toxic gamers whose abuse and harassment, and exclusionary attitudes have been keeping gaming spreading beyond its most hardcore, traditional demographic.

Benchmarks show how much Spectre and Meltdown mitigation slow Intel chips
Published in PC Hardware


I expect you to die, Mr Intel,

Phoronix has been testing chips to see how bad Spectre and Meltdown patches harmed the performance of CPUs and the news is horrible for Intel.