Chinese take control
British-founded chipmaker ARM Holdings,will cede control of its Chinese business to a group of local investors in a $775 million deal.
Speed up development to cut US dependence
It looks like Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's trade war is going to force the Chinese to speed up its chip development programme to end its dependence on US companies quicker.
Want to make some next-generation noise
THX - which is better known for movie and consumer electronics - has teamed up with Qualcomm to create an end-to-end THX Spatial Audio workflow using MPEG-H for the delivery of next-generation immersive audio experiences at NAB 2018.
BranchScope similar to Meltdown and Spectre,
Insecurity experts have found that Intel chips are vulnerable to another side-channel attack similar to Meltdown and Spectre.
A slide of an octocore Intel chip benchmark has leaked onto the worldwide wibble.
IBM declares it a "a huge step forward"
MIT boffins have emerged from their smoke filled labs with a neural network chip that could reduce the power consumption of devices by 95 percent.
But is still working on more
Intel is still working on updates that close the hole in the bulk of its chips and has released microcode updates for Skylake-based chips to its industry partners.
Chips are just not up to snuff
IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.
It has fixed it though
AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.
Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing
It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.