AMD moving to GloFlo's 12nm LP process in 2018.
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:14

AMD moving to GloFlo's 12nm LP process in 2018.


Papermaster makes it official

AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be transitioning “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process  to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.

Expect more delays on the iPhone X
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:03

Expect more delays on the iPhone X


Analyst warns that it will not be out until next year

The iPhone X, which is already late, probably will not see the light of day until next year, according to a leading financial services company .

TSMC will make most of Qualcomm's power management ICs
Published in Processors


Goodbye Globalfoundaries 

TSMC is to make 70 to 80 percent of Qualcomm's new-generation power management ICs (PWM IC).

iPhone OS makes it harder to switch off Bluetooth and Wi-Fi
Published in Mobiles


Your battery and security is toast

The genius programmers at Apple have hit on yet another way of making their iPhone harder to use.

Gates apologises for crtl-alt-delete
Published in News
Thursday, 21 September 2017 11:15

Gates apologises for crtl-alt-delete


It should have been a single key operation


At the Bloomberg Global Business Forum, Carlyle Group co-founder and CEO David Rubenstein asked Microsoft founder Bill Gates to account for one of the most baffling questions of the digital era: Why does it take three fingers to lock or log in to a PC?

China upgrades its supercomputers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:47

China upgrades its supercomputers


ARMs up its Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid 

The National University of Defense Technology (NUDT) has, boosted the Tianhe-1A CPU-GPU hybrid that was deployed in 2010 with some nice new ARM processors and possibly some Matrix2000 DSP accelerators.

Apple admits its new Watch 3 is borked
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 21 September 2017 10:40

Apple admits its new Watch 3 is borked


Wants you to pay for it any way

Fruity Cargo Cult Apple has admitted that its new Apple 3 watch is borked but it is going to sell it to Apple fanboys at the end of the week anyway.

Amazon about to release a set of glasses
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:44

Amazon about to release a set of glasses


Alexa on board

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Amazon is about to release a set of smart glasses.

Toshiba names Bain as buyer
Published in Memory
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:35

Toshiba names Bain as buyer

 
18.9 billion price tag

Toshiba’s board has finally flogged its Nand flash memory chip unit to an international consortium led by the US private equity group Bain Capital in a $18.9 billion deal designed to rescue the Japanese conglomerate from delisting.

WikiLeaks reveals Russian spying operations
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 September 2017 12:23

WikiLeaks reveals Russian spying operations

 
Putin running a similar operation to the US 

WikiLeaks, which has lately appeared to be the mouthpiece for Russian intelligence, has suddenly turned on its Kremlin masters.