In another reason not to own a smartwatch, a team of boffins have turned them in to devices which can spy on their owners.
Targeting TV and smartphones
Beancounters at Digitimes research claim that Mediatek's moves to buy Richtek Technology will help the analog IC vendor to push its power management (PWM) gear to the smartphone and TV panel sectors.
Firebreathing flying snapdragons
Chipmaker Qualcomm has created a board designed for consumer drones and robotics applications.
Sales will fall to 2013 levels
Beancounters at Digitimes Research have warned that the introduction of 3D Touch may not be strong enough to stir up demand for the new iPhones as the outfit loses control of China.
Has a million US locations
Google is rolling out Android Pay, a one-touch payment app on Android devices, in more than 1 million locations in the United States.
It is like waiting for Godot
The last month has all been about Intel's Skylake, but one thing that we have noticed is that Skylake's desktop predecessor, Broadwell has vanished.
Puma 7 lands on its paws
Intel has released its new Puma 7 DOCSIS 3.1 chip and while router chips are normally a bit of a yawn this one could lead to multi-gigabit cable modems.
The establishment knows nothing about tech
IT's answer to Hunter Thompson, John McAfee has thrown his hat into the ring as president.
On-Chip error correction is the way forward
UK-based silicon IP firm UltraSoC has come up with a way of making SoC's more reliable using on chip error correction.