Samsung, Intel and Globalfoundries woo HiSilicon
Published in Processors


Outfit looking for second 7nm supplier

HiSilicon Technologies wants another supplier for the fabrication of its 7nm chips and apparently Samsung, Globalfoundries and Intel are trying to get the Chinese fabless firm's attention.

Qualcomm pushes Gigabit 4G beyond 1.2 Gbps
Published in Mobiles


Exclusive: Confirmed by Cristiano Amon and Alex Katouzian

Top Qualcomm executives have confirmed that the chipmaker is working out ways to take 4G beyond Snapdragon X20 speeds of 1.2Gbps.

PC sales slump further
Published in News


Users keep the old ones going

Beancounters at Gartner have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that sales of traditional PCs are still falling.

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
Published in News


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
Published in Games


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
Published in News


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
Published in News


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
Published in Mobiles


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
Published in Network


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.