Big investors force Uber boss out
Published in News


Travis Kalanick had become a problem

Uber investors have apparently forced out its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick.

Apple’s leaking procedure leaked
Published in News


We think someone missed the point

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult is famous for its largely pointless, heavy handed security policy which is so autocratic that not even Kim Jong-un would attempt it, but as you might expect, few details have leaked, until now.

Supermicro  goes EPYC
Published in News


AMD's sword and sandal processors get belt and braces

SuperMicro is releasing new dual socket servers and upcoming single-socket solutions supporting AMD EPYC, the latest AMD family of high-performance processors.

IAR Systems has partnered with ARM
Published in Processors


Designstart programme has its uses

IAR Systems has teamed up with ARM and signed up for its DesignStart programme which could see the development of more custom SoCs

Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
Published in News


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.

Galaxy Note announcement planned for August
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy Note expected 

Samsung is planing a launch event in New York City for its next Galaxy Note smartphone in the second half of August.

Intel dumps Galileo, Joule, and Edison
Published in Motherboards


No reason why


Chipzilla has pulled the plung on its Galileo, Joule, and Edison development boards.

Now even the Swiss have a faster supercomputer than the US
Published in News


And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.

The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.

Jobs wanted iPhone to be more like Android
Published in Mobiles


But his designers said it was a bad idea


Steve Jobs wanted the iPhone to be more like Android and have a back button in addition to a home button, however the designers overruled him.

SuperMicro draws SuperBlade
Published in Network


Skylake based Xeon

SuperMicro has lifted the wraps off its new Intel-based Omni-Path Architecture X11 8U/4U SuperBlade.