Samsung’s "Mr Chips" CEO shocks with surprise resignation
Published in Processors


Goodbye Mr Chips

CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.

Mobile Ryzen shipping for holiday season
Published in Notebooks


Attractive Ryzen powered laptops

AMD hasn’t been the sharpest knife in the drawer when it comes to laptops for a long time but it looks like this is about to change very soon. Lisa Su, AMD's charismatic CEO, confirmed that Mobile Ryzen will be shipping for the holiday season. You can expect to see some announcements rather soon.

AMD's CEO underlines why gaming is important
Published in Graphics


But most GPUs are sold to miners

Lisa Su was asked at Q2'17 investors conference call about the mining market and she was brave enough to say that the company didn’t plan its financials on the mining market boom. This sales tsunami did give AMD a great quarter,  but at the expense that plucky gamers could not buy any cards.

Google CEO promises 11 Daydream phones
Published in Graphics


Place for two new Pixel phones

Google's CEO announced that there will be 11 Daydream capable phones available before the end of the year.

Uber CEO might “take leave” as rows swamp outfit
Published in News


Already senior vice president has quit


Techi-Taxi company Uber is going into full melt-down with one senior exec gone, and Chief Executive Travis Kalanick is likely to take a leave of absence.

Naples AMD server is called Epyc
Published in Processors


Huge chip showcased

Lisa Su, AMD’s CEO, has showed the first Naples chip and, trust us, it looks good. 

AI will replace CEOs
Published in News


Jack Ma’s prediction

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma has warned that the writing is on the wall for the role of CEO in a company.

Intel underestimated the AMD Zen Ryzen threat
Published in Processors


Sources close to the matter

Ryzen 7 and now Ryzen 5 have launched and they are putting enormous pressure on Intel in the top-level market segment. After a whole decade, price/performance is definitely on AMD's side and even the upcoming Naples 32 core server part will put enormous pressure on  Intel’s cash cow in the server market. 

AMD Ryzen 7 pricing and details revealed
Published in Processors


$329 to $499 to challenge $1,050 Core i7 6900k

AMD's CEO Lisa Su took to the stage to formally introduce the AMD Ryzen 7 series of CPUs. One of the key points made in the introduction was a previous revisit of the idea that high performance computing defines the user experience. AMD did a great job pricing the parts making them really aggressive and affordable and managed to increase the IPC by at much as 52 percent. 

Trump loses shine for Intel CEO
Published in News


Can’t support travel ban


During the election, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich was closely associated with Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump and was set to run a fundraiser for him until the press found out.