TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:58

TSMC to drop 16nm and 20nm pricing


Helping out its contract chip makers

TSMC is thinking about dropping contract prices for its handset-IC clients to help ease the pressure of their declining ASPs and gross margins.

AMD clawing back GPU market share
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:55

AMD clawing back GPU market share


Latest Mercury Research

Figures from Mercury Research show that AMD appears to be clawing back some market share.

Oracle blames falling profits on Google
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:49

Oracle blames falling profits on Google


Payback is cool for Catz


Data-storage outfit Oracle is blaming the fact that Google “illegally” used Java in Android for all the woes which have befallen the company.

Apple looking at cheaper Indian developers
Published in News


Need to sort out software failures

In a bid to sort out Apple’s falling software standards problem, Jobs’ Mob CEO Tim Cook is looking to India.

Adobe reports digital deflation
Published in News
Wednesday, 18 May 2016 11:37

Adobe reports digital deflation


Ecommerce has a snooze

Abobe accountants have worked out that the digital economy is suffering a period of deflation across nearly every category it tracks.

IBM comes up with cheaper DRAM
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 13:04

IBM comes up with cheaper DRAM


Gotta be dense


The ever shrinking Biggish Blue is working on a cheaper alternative to DRAM by making it denser.

Apple update breaks iPad Pros
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:42

Apple update breaks iPad Pros


You get what you pay for

The programming genii at Apple have just released a software update which breaks its expensive Surface Clones the iPad pro and makes users wish they had saved their money and bought something cheaper and more viable.

Andriod grows as Apple shrinks
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 17 May 2016 12:14

Andriod grows as Apple shrinks


Game of Phones killing off another character 

Android use in the EU grew as more people are losing interest in Apple's self-copying and lack of innovation.

Intel modems will be in half of iPhone 7s
Published in Mobiles


Ready for this year

Chipzilla has scored a more significant chunk of the upcoming iPhone 7 which is due to be released this year.

Manufacturers fear Intel's Windows 10 plans pushing up costs
Published in News


Pushing up costs

Intel's plan to have its next-generation processors support only Windows 10 is causing the industrial PC players a few sleepless nights.