Intel works with Chinese on servers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:22

Intel works with Chinese on servers


Tackling fears of spy technology

Chipzilla is joining an increasing number of western companies who are forming partnerships with Chinese outfits to help address concerns about the security of imported technology.

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650
Published in Graphics
Thursday, 21 January 2016 12:06

ARM releases 4K Mali-DP650


4K streaming from your phone

ARM has announced a new mobile graphics chip, the Mali-DP650 which it said was designed to handle 4K content a device's screen and on an external display.

Intel's 10nm set for 2017
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:30

Intel's 10nm set for 2017


Tick-tock abandoned according to leak

Intel is reportedly going to release its first 10nm processor family in 2017, expected to be the first of three generations of processors that will be fabbed on the 10nm process.

Open source GPGPU is the cat’s whiskers
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 January 2016 11:05

Open source GPGPU is the cat’s whiskers


MIAOW sharpens its claws on Tahiti

The first general-purpose graphics processor (GPGPU) now available as an open-source RTL and it already beats AMD’s Tahiti on some benchmarks.

Samsung and TSMC slug it out over new processes
Published in Processors


Begun the Gen.3.14 FinFet wars have

Samsung and TSMC are starting to slug it out introducing Gen.3 14 and 16-nano FinFET system semiconductor processes, but the cost could mean that smartphone makers shy away from the technology in the short term.

Hard cheese for mice-less Logitech
Published in News
Thursday, 21 January 2016 09:17

Hard cheese for mice-less Logitech


Getting into entertainment did not help that much

Logitech’s attempts to exit its iconic mice making business and get into something more musical did little for the company’s bottom line this year.

Huawei getting into the PC business
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 13:06

Huawei getting into the PC business


Just as everyone else is getting out

Huawei is making an interesting move by getting into the PC business just as everyone else has had enough.

Snapdragon 617 SoC gets Continuum
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 12:28

Snapdragon 617 SoC gets Continuum


Great for Corporation phones

Microsoft’s Continuum feature now supports the mid-range Snapdragon 617 SoC which will make a range of mid-range phones more corporate friendly.

Apple protects the dead
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:39

Apple protects the dead


Keep your wife out of your email while you enjoy the afterlife

Fruity cargo cult Apple is providing a new feature for dead fanboys – it is apparently locking loved ones out of your accounts without a court order.

Intel releases security on a chip features
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 20 January 2016 11:18

Intel releases security on a chip features


Stop tricky emails

Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.