Intel’s Atom C2000s head for a meltdown
Published in Processors


Force themselves into retirement after a couple of years

Chipzilla’s Atom C2000 processor family is shipping with a fault which is going to cost Intel a boatload of cash to fix.

Things getting unreal in Nintendo
Published in Games


Learning to use the unreal engine at last

Maker of toilet themed consoles, Nintendo, is finally getting around to embracing third party development tools including the Unreal Engine.

Take-Two sees profit slump
Published in News


Higher royalty payments


Take-Two Interactive Software which is known for the "Grand Theft Auto" video game series, is not doing so well.

iPhone will not get a USB-C connection
Published in Mobiles


That would be helpful for Apple fanboys 

The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple is not going to follow the trend towards USB-C on its coming iPhone 8.

Intel's PC division head quits
Published in News


Stevenson rockets away from Intel trainwreck


Chipzilla has lost the hi-profile executive in charge of Intel's PC business, mobile division and Internet of Things drones.

Vizio pays out in spying case
Published in News


Collected viewing data


Telly maker Vizio has agreed to pay out $2.2 million to make a case claiming it unlawfully collected viewing data on its customers go away.

Google gets allly in EU antitrust case
Published in Mobiles


BT intervenes 

While most people are looking the other way while the EU takes Google to the cleaners in its antitrust case, BT is defending the search engine outfit.

Never mind 5G, researchers have found something much faster
Published in News


10 times faster than 5G


Japanese boffins have developed a terahertz (THz) transmitter capable of transmitting digital data at a rate 10 times or more faster than that offered by the fifth-generation mobile networks (5G).

Apple and Samsung kicked around in China
Published in News


Local vendors rule supreme


The Chinese smartphone market is growing, but foreign companies like Apple and Samsung are losing ground to local brands.

Western Digital releases 512 gigabit 64-layer 3D NAND chip
Published in Memory


Claims to be the first ever


Western Digital has lifted the kimono on the first-ever 512 gigabit 64-layer NAND chip claiming it is a stride forward in the new 3D NAND technology.