GPU could be the next hacker target
Published in Graphics


Rootkits for everyone

A team of anonymous developers who created a Linux rootkit that runs on GPUs has come up with a proof-of-concept malware does the same on Windows and say a Mac OS X is nearly ready.

Toshiba's accounts were a load of old Tosh
Published in News


Shares fall as the investigators are called in

Toshiba second probe into its own accounting in two years wiped close to $2.5 billion off the Japanese industrial giant's market value.

TSMC is the king of 28nm
Published in Processors


78 percent of the market

TSMC looks certain to keep its foot firmly on the throat of 28nm chip production, according to a new study.

Moore amazed law lasted
Published in News


Expected to have been dead in ten years

Gordon Moore speaking at an event celebrating 50 years of Moore's Law said he is amazed that it lasted.

Qualcomm planning Deca-Core Snapdragon 818 SoC
Published in Processors


Following MediaTek

It appears that MediaTek's move to bring out an octa-core processor has disturbed the mighty Qualcomm.

Getting the Power back
Published in Processors


IBM takes on Xeon

Biggish blue is upgrading its Power chips so that they can better compete with Intels Haswell-EX Xeon E7 v3 processors.

Carrizo shipped to China
Published in Processors


Not for the west yet

AMD has begun shipping its first "Carrizo" chips, the Carrizo-L – at least if you live in China.

Kingston releases fastest DDR4 memory
Published in News


Fast and expensive

Kingston HyperX has announced that it will be releasing what it calls the world's fastest 128GB DDR4 Memory Kit.

Top chipmakers in open source MIPS push
Published in Processors


Qualcomm, Intel and Broadcom sign up

Qualcomm Atheros, Lantiq (part of Intel) and Broadcom have joined the Prpl Foundation.

How I executed the networking white box market
Published in News


by Cisco's John Chambers 

Cisco's soon to retire CEO John Chambers has been taking stock in his years at the helm of the networking giant, and is claiming a killing off the white box market under his rule.