Germans clear Adblock plus
Published in News


Perfectly legal

The German courts have cleared AdBlock Plus of any wrong doing meaning that it is legal to use the browser extension.

Colorado Springs man goes "wild west" on  computer
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America's answer to everything

An American bloke who found his computer frustrating decided that the best way to tackle the problem was to fill it full of bullet holes.

Internet of Things will kick-start semi-conductor industry
Published in Wearables


TSMC sees gold in them thar hills

Internet of Things (IoT) will be the semiconductor industry's next growth driver, according to TSMC president and co-CEO CC Wei.

 

Sony shows off 4K telly range
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Into the normal price range

Sony has been showing off its comprehensive 4K Ultra HD TV lineup for those who want to be in advance of everyone else. 

TSMC promises 7nm chips in 2017
Published in Processors


Promised you a miracle

TSMC is telling the world that it is optimistic about its abilities to make chips using super thin process technologies.

Apple set to make killing from iWatch
Published in Wearables


There really is no hope for humanity

While anyone with any technical sense has placed the iWatch on "avoid," Apple has already made $3 billion on the chocolate teapot tech.

Google allows you to download your entire search history
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Now you will know what the NSA does

While there has been some controversy about search engines handing over histories to the cops, it appears that Google is allowing people do download their entire history and export it.

Strong ARM tactics yield results
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Cash pile building

Chip designer ARM reported a 36 per cent rise in first-quarter net profit amid strong demand for its technology.

Samsung thumps Intel in SSD battle
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Catfight on SSDs makes Intel howl

Samsung ruled the global solid state drive (SSD) market last year with a market share double that of its main rival Intel.

TSMC will have 10nm fab by middle of next year
Published in Processors


Breaking ground in June

Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will break ground for a new fab at its 12-inch wafer plant in central Taiwan in June.