Microsoft’s Open Source cloud slap to Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:34

Microsoft’s Open Source cloud slap to Google


Azure Container Service built on Kubernetes

Microsoft has unveiled the Azure "Container Service", a new service for the Azure cloud computing platform that's built on Kubernetes.

GPU card makers see shipments increase
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:54

GPU card makers see shipments increase


But bubble set to burst soon

Most graphics card vendors are expected to report shipment increases in 2017 with Asustek and MSI each shipping 5-5.2 million units, Gigabyte 4.5 million and Colorful 4.1 million.

Canon's profit explodes
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:41

Canon's profit explodes


Spy cameras and OLEDs doing better than expected

Canon hiked its annual profit forecast for the third time after seeing expanding demand for “business-to-business” products from surveillance cameras to organic light-emitting diode (OLED) screen production gear.

Analysts expect IPhoneX to be disappointing
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:35

Analysts expect IPhoneX to be disappointing


Cash cow stuck

Days before Apple over hyped iPhone X opens for pre-orders, a survey by brokerage Bernstein showed that demand for the device will "not be exceptional", with only a quarter of Apple fanboys planning to buy the phone.

Google scores own goal with Pixel 2XL
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:25

Google scores own goal with Pixel 2XL


OLED Screen issues

The Tame Apple Press is celebrating after Google's new flagship Android phone is officially out and its new OLED screen appears to have display problems.

Newegg involved in $230 million fraud case
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:10

Newegg involved in $230 million fraud case


South Korean Banks furious

Newegg and ASI Corporation are facing “massive fraud” charges worth $230 million brought by four South Korean banks.

Firefox to stop supporting legacy add-ons
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 12:01

Firefox to stop supporting legacy add-ons


WebExtensions SDK will be it

The big cheeses of the Mozarella foundation will ship Firefox 57 as the first version of its browser that will not support legacy Firefox add-ons.

Cray expands HPC in the cloud
Published in News
Tuesday, 24 October 2017 11:49

Cray expands HPC in the cloud


Chummy with Microsoft

Cray continues to expand its HPC in the cloud plans and has teamed up with Microsoft to bring supercomputer-as-a-service solutions to Microsoft's cloud.

Japanese outfit claimed Apple nicked its good name
Published in News


Begun the “animoji” wars have

A Japanese software company claimed that the fruity cargo cult Apple nicked its trademarked term "animoji" for one of the few new features of the iPhone X.

Colorful will ship 2.8 million motherboards this year
Published in Motherboards


Three million next year

Colorful is expected to ship 2.8 million motherboards globally in 2017, and the volumes are estimated to rise to three million in 2018.