It takes over your PC
New Intel x86 processors have a secret control mechanism that runs on a separate chip that no one is allowed to audit or examine and according a security expert it exposes all affected systems to nearly unkillable, undetectable rootkit attacks.
Finding their niche
While the bigger tech companies are being battered trying to get making organic light emitting diode (OLED) screens to market, smaller Japanese gear makers are doing rather well.
$3.1 billion deal is shake up of the chipmaking gear makers
Chipmaking equipment firm ASML has bought the chip screening company Hermes Microvision (HMI) for $3.1 billion.
Goodnight US and Korea
Chinese companies are swamping the top of the pops of smartphone makers and while Samsung and Apple are the main brand leaders, companies based behind the Great Wall take up the rest of the spots.
Our list of coming Apple “attractions”
Apple appears to have written of this year as too horrible to mention, and its much hyped announcements at Apple WWDC 2016 were nothing more than a loud sounding yawn. But what should they have said?
Dell not given up yet
Dell has not given up on its Alienware Steam Machine which suffered delays and was not as popular as its Alienware Alpha, a Windows-based PC gaming console.
MIT Boffins have eureka moment
Massachusetts Institute of Technology boffins have emerged from their baths with a technique which could make chips millions of times faster.
Analyst raises ratings
A top Japanese analyst Romit Shah has raised his rating on the shares in silicon specialist Nvidia, after chatting to CEO Jen-Hsun Huang.
Premier Farnell bought by Daetwyler
One of the makers of the Raspberry Pi is being acquired for $867 million.