Nvidia wins market share from AMD
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 14:28

Nvidia wins market share from AMD


Year of shrinking

It would appear that the world is rushing to Nvidia to buy its latest GPU at the expense of AMD.

Why an Apple car is not going to happen
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 14:24

Why an Apple car is not going to happen


Why would it do something like that? 

It is becoming obvious that the fruity cargo cult Apple is out of ideas and it defaulting to just copying other people, but one suggestion by the Tame Apple press – that Jobs' Mob is going to make a car is too silly for words.

Samsung shows off 10nm FinFET
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 13:44

Samsung shows off 10nm FinFET


Beating the world

Samsung has shocked the tech press by showing off the world's first 10nm FinFET chip at the International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC).

EZchip wants a 100-Core ARM Chip
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 February 2015 12:03

EZchip wants a 100-Core ARM Chip


Because you can never have too many arms

Ezchip is planning to put 100 ARM-based 64-bit cores into a processor which it thinks will fill a hole in the networking market.

ARM and IBM team up on IoT starter kit
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:55

ARM and IBM team up on IoT starter kit


Embed with me dinner

ARM has launched the mbed IoT Starter Kit - Ethernet Edition which connects directly into IBM's Bluemix cloud platform.

PrivDog privacy software is a Bad dog
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:50

PrivDog privacy software is a Bad dog


Undermining users' security

PrivDog ad-blocker software, which claims to block adverts and replace them with those from trusted sources, turns out to have been based on Superfish.

US Health Companies spy on users
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:46

US Health Companies spy on users


Stop saying you are sick online

US sites which offer medical advice are tracking queries, sending the sensitive data to third party corporations, even shipping the information directly to the insurance brokers who monitor credit scores.

Smartphones reveal their location by their battery
Published in Mobiles


All phones can be tracked

New research shows that phones can be tracked without using their GPS or wi-fi data by studying their power use over time.

Intel to abandon silicon
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 February 2015 12:38

Intel to abandon silicon


Never looked natural in the first place

Intel has announced that it will move away from Silicon for its future chip making processes.

AMD wants CPU engineer for Catalyst
Published in Graphics
Monday, 23 February 2015 12:20

AMD wants CPU engineer for Catalyst


Getting more serious about GPU drivers

AMD appears to be getting more serious about its GPU drivers and is hiring a CPU performance engineer to speed things up.