Intel targets Nvidia with  Nervana
Published in Processors


Smells like Nervana but never mind

Chipzilla does not appear to be letting Nvidia take the AI market with its GPU based AI chips.

Qualcomm gets Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs’ backing
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Concern over how the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission handled fine

Taiwan’s Ministry of Economic Affairs’ has come down heavily against the Taiwan Fair Trade Commission in the Qualcomm anti-trust case.

EA shutters Visceral games
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Nothing but dead space now

Visceral Games, the studio behind games like Battlefield Hardline and Dead Space, is being shut down by EA.

Russian press admits Putin’s trolls targeted activists
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Russian troll factory paid US activists to help fund protests

A respected Russian media outlet has concluded that Russian trolls posing as Americans made payments to genuine activists in the US to help fund protest movements on socially divisive issues.

Big Blue back on track
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Sales growth after nearly six years

The ever shrinking Big Blue’s moves to cloud and security services helped it beat analysts’ quarterly revenue estimates, and the technology major hinted at sales growth after nearly six years of declines.

Snapdragon on Windows runs Netflix for 29 hours
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Up to 18 hours on an LTE 4G connected battery

Cristiano Amon gave us more details about the Snapdragon on Windows 10 and confirmed that there is an extreme battery life gain.

Qualcomm routers with 802.11 ax in 2018
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Confirmed by the Qualcomm’s SVP of connectivity

Qualcomm's Connectivity bloke Rahul Patel claims that the next big thing when it comes to Wireless will be 802.11 ax SVP and we can expect Qualcomm powered 802.11ax routers to appear in 2018.

AMD Ryzen 5 APU spotted in HP Envy x360 notebook
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Quad-core CPU with Radeon Vega M graphics

According to a leak coming directly from HP's datasheet, AMD Zen-based APUs are just around the corner with Ryzen 5 2500U APU that comes with a quad-core CPU part and Radeon Vega M graphics.

Qualcomm announces Snapdragon 636 SoC
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Support for FHD+ displays and Quick Charge 4

At its 4G/5G Summit, currently held in Hong Kong, Qualcomm also unveiled its newest Snapdragon 636 SoC, a mid-range chipset with octa-core Kryo 260 CPU part, Adreno 509 GPU, support for FHD+ displays, X12 LTE modem and Quick Charge 4.

Qualcomm announced first 5G data call
Published in Mobiles


Shows a 5G prototype phone

It looks like things are shaping up nicely for the beginning of the 5G era. Qualcomm has confirmed that it shrank the 5G device to the phone form factor and has it up and running.