Wearables will bring substrate problems
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:52

Wearables will bring substrate problems


SiP packaging is the next big thing, or not

Analysts at iConnect are warning that while the IC substrate market in 2015 should be happy at the rise of wearables, there are some problems in the industry. 

Chipzilla announces Xeon SoC
Published in Processors
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:48

Chipzilla announces Xeon SoC


Xeon D is aimed at servers

Chipzilla has announced details of its first Xeon system on chip (SoC) which will become the new the Xeon D 1500 processor family. 

Electro-magnetic leakage could be new security hole
Published in Memory


Your memory is leaking

Google researchers have found that electromagnetic leakage can he used to break into computer systems. 

Google's accounts bloke quits
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:36

Google's accounts bloke quits


Goes backpacking

The bloke who is in charge of Google's money has suddenly designed to “sod this for a game of soldiers” and gone backpacking. 

Facebook “owner” now a fugitive
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:32

Facebook “owner” now a fugitive


Not him, the other one

The bloke who once claimed to own half of Facebook is now on the run from the cops. 

Apple blames servers for outage
Published in News
Thursday, 12 March 2015 11:28

Apple blames servers for outage


Networking skills showing

Apple's legendary ability to build super secure robust networks which are the envey of every serious networking company in the world came to the fore this week. 

Notebook shipments fall
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 16:49

Notebook shipments fall


Major suppliers lose out

Notebook shipments declined 13 per cent in February, affected by reduced work days in the month, high inventory levels of consumer models left over from the previous year.

Half the UK population will own a tablet
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 16:29

Half the UK population will own a tablet


But will not know why

The writing is well and truly on the wall for the “game changing” tablet.

Stuxnet patch didn't work
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:06

Stuxnet patch didn't work


Redmond issues new patch

Microsoft's Stuxnet patch did not work properly and has left users open to the vulnerablity for five years. 

UK ISPs censor sites linking to Pirate Bay
Published in News
Wednesday, 11 March 2015 11:03

UK ISPs censor sites linking to Pirate Bay


We thought this would happen

It appears that now UK ISPs have given in to demands by Big Content to censor Pirate Bay, they are not having to bow to further censorship letters issued by the studios.