Snowden calls for AMD to open source
Published in Processors


Open sourced Ryzen would kick Intel into a coma

Whistle blowing spook Edward Snowden says that AMD could kick Intel to death if it open sources its PSP and firmware.

94-year-old extends battery life three-fold
Published in News


Like a Li-on in Zion


A team of engineers led by 94-year-old John Goodenough, professor in the Cockrell School of Engineering at The University of Texas at Austin, and co-inventor of the lithium-ion battery, has developed solid-state battery cells that could last three times longer.

Simultaneous Multi-Threading vital for Zen
Published in Processors


AMD CEO Lisa Su said it was complicated


AMD CEO Lisa Su has been spilling the beans about the complex problems that AMD had getting Zen into the shops.

Alexander Graham Bell was American, insists Trump
Published in Mobiles


Because he is smart


Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump is insisting that Alexander Graham Bell was American as part of his “making America great again” campaign.

Samsung Galaxy 8 press image leaked
Published in Mobiles


Whoops

Samsung is expected to release its new flagship line-up next month, and there have been a number of leaks as to what the thing will look like – but this one has an aura of credibility that other leaks lack.

Windows 10 will stop randomly re-booting on updates
Published in News


Changes to updates


Software King of the World, Microsoft, is finally making some changes to the way Windows Updates are applied to Windows 10 PCs.

Software engineers hassled by airport security
Published in News


Prove you are a coder

Trump-empowered border patrol guards are getting sillier and are now demanding that software engineers demonstrate their powers of coding at the airport.

Oculus knocks $100 off its price
Published in Wearables


Gotta move this gear

Troubled virtual reality outfit Oculus has slashed $100 for the price of its gear.

Intel does not believe users will care about processes
Published in Processors


14nm, 10nm users will never notice

Chipzilla thinks that users don’t give a monkey’s what process their chip has and will be more interested in its performance, according to a man with long job title.

Seagate still sees HDD future
Published in News


Will co-exist with SSD, like ebony and ivory 


Seagate might have been pushing into the solid state drive (SSD) market with shedloads of acquisitions or strategic alliances with SSD partners, but that does not mean that HDs are a thing of the past.