OLED will not replace LED
Published in Graphics
Friday, 27 May 2016 13:05

OLED will not replace LED


Just for smartphones

Global Lighting Technologies (GLT) chairman Lee Man-hsiang dismissed a long standing belief that OLED panels will replace TFT-LCD.

Foxconn replaces 60,000 workers with robots
Published in Mobiles


Until the new iPhone makers start killing themslves


Foxconn has finally resolved the problem of labourers working on the iPhone trying to kill themselves by replacing 60,000 of them with robots.

US Nuclear shield out-of-date
Published in News
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:28

US Nuclear shield out-of-date


Matthew Broderick might still have the gear to hack it

After decades, the US Defense Department is still using  eight inch floppy disks in a computer system that coordinates the operational functions of the nation's nuclear forces.

Google shoots down Oracle case
Published in News
Friday, 27 May 2016 12:11

Google shoots down Oracle case


Java Applets were fair use

Google has won a major US court battle with software firm Oracle after a jury ruled it did not nick parts of the Java programming language.

India bans Apple because it is not innovative enough
Published in News


We have enough religions already thanks

India has rejected the Apple Cargo cult's request to set up iPhone temples, other wise known as Apple Stores, in the country because it makes all its products in foreign parts.

Red Hat is better investment than the ponies
Published in News


Revenue rose 46 percent

The Open Saucy software outfit Red Hat is probably a better investment than putting all your cash on a sure bet with a sheepskin bridle for the 2.30 at Ascot.

Five tech companies sit on most of the world's cash
Published in News


$1.68 trillion Apple, Microsoft, Google, Cisco and Oracle

The Wall Street have rushed from their executive toilets screaming that five technology outfits are sitting on most of the world's cash.

Mediatek will spin off VR unit next month
Published in Wearables


Will boost VR business

MediaTek is so confident about its VR plans it is going to spin off its VR division to form an independent company in June.

ARM announces 10nm chip
Published in Processors
Friday, 20 May 2016 13:13

ARM announces 10nm chip


Artemis on board

ARM's colaboration with TSMC has finally born some fruit with the tapeout of a 10nm test chip to show off the company's readiness for the new manufacturing process.

FT-LCD panel makers see slight growth
Published in Graphics
Friday, 20 May 2016 13:02

FT-LCD panel makers see slight growth


Still not as good as last year

Taiwan-based TFT-LCD panel makers are seeing slight stirrings in their industry, according to a report from Digitimes Research.