IBM trips the light fantastic
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Thursday, 14 May 2015 13:04

IBM trips the light fantastic


IBM shows off integrated Photonics chip

Biggish Blue has been showing off what it claims to be the world's first fully integrated wavelength multiplexed silicon photonics chip.

Waiting for Hadoop could be waiting for Godot
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Gartner warns

Gartner has said that Big Data framework Hadoop will not make any serious impact for at least two years.

PS4 wide open to software pirates
Published in Games
Thursday, 14 May 2015 12:29

PS4 wide open to software pirates


Brazilian exploit

Hackers from Brazil have managed to discover a new exploit for the PS4 which enables them to bypass the DRM on any software and games.

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DRAM market picking up
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Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:53

DRAM market picking up


Inotera readies the champers

DRAM market conditions will be better in the third quarter of 2015, recovering from the bad first half of the year, according to Inotera.

AMD official releases Carrizo-L details
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Thursday, 14 May 2015 11:40

AMD official releases Carrizo-L details


Low power

AMD officially unveiled the Carrizo-L product SKUs and clock speeds and ended months of speculation on what the company's 2015 low-power products might look like.

Wistron reports huge notebook shipments
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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 13:05

Wistron reports huge notebook shipments


Company flat out

Hardware maker Wistron has announced it shipped 1.4 million notebooks, 900,000 smart handheld devices, 600,000 LCD monitors, 1.1 million desktops, 500,000 LCD TVs and 160,000 servers in April 2015.

Intel mulls return to supercomputers
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Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:49

Intel mulls return to supercomputers


Chipzilla comes a full circle

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that suggests that Chipzilla bigwigs want to get back into supercomputing.

 

Apple fanboys cheating in exams
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:44

Apple fanboys cheating in exams


Too dim to study

Apple gear is being seized by Universities fed up with Apple fanboys trying to use the shiny toys to cheat in exams.

ARM brings in new mbed standard
Published in Wearables
Wednesday, 13 May 2015 11:41

ARM brings in new mbed standard


Internet of things boost

ARM has bought in a new assurance standard to work with embedded devices.

The ARM mbed Enabled program aims to increase the deployment rate of Internet of Things (IoT) products and supporting technologies by giving partners the ability to label them as interoperable mbed-based devices.

Intel pressured into signing Holy Land Principles
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Will have to be nice to staff

Chipzilla, which happens to be Israel's largest employer and the recipient of shedloads of government cash, has been pressed to start treating its staff under the Holy Land Principles.