Thanks to VR, gaming, deep learning, cloud, automotive and AMD snoozing
Nvidia has announced record revenues in the third quarter for fiscal 2016 as a few long play strategies are starting to work out. Nvidia is diversifying beyond PC gaming .
Cortex A72 with 16nm TSMC FinFET
Huawei, the company that is probably the hardest to pronounce in tech has officially unveiled its Kirin 950 first FinFET 16nm based processor.
Exclusive: Zen drive more important
Legendary, now ex AMD chief engineer Jim Keller was not a fan of the ARM-based K12 and sidelined it in favour of Zen development.
AMD has decided that its Corporate Vice President Worldwide Component Channel manager Darren Grasby needs a promotion. Grasby is now President of EMEA AMD which is a promotion even if the job title is not as long..
First mobile A72 to launch tomorrow
There is a big chance that Huawei is going to officially launch Kirin 950 tomorrow and the first Geekbench benchmarks have already leaked.
At least a bloke who knows ex AMD chap claims
A website based its article on one forum post claims that AMD Zen meets all expectations because he knows someone who works in AMD. So it must be true.
Windows 8.1 too
Windows 10 now has 120 million activations thanks mostly to the fact that Microsoft is offering for free to Windows 7, 8 and 8.1 users. Now Redmond has told its OEM chums they need to prepare to stop selling Windows 7 Professional from October 31 2016.
16GB Snapdragon 615 with FHD 5.5 screen
Asus has been successful with its notebook, PC business but it is not doing that well with its phone line. Some of this might have been because it was one of the brave few that went for the Intel phone SoC. Now it has released The Asus Zenfone 2 and chosen Qualcomm SoC this time.
Office 365 users to kiss free storage goodbye
Microsoft had capped the unlimited free storage for Office 365 users and it has dropped the free One drive from 15GB to 5GB.