Invites Micron to lend a hand
The Chinese government's Tsinghua Unigroup is going to build its own DRAM fab and has asked Micron to be involved.
Dutch police call up Brian Blessed
While Japanese coppers are creating robots to tackle the problem of rogue drones, the Dutch have gone all medieval.
RIP Blackberry 10OS
While we have been saying that Blackberry was going to give up on the BlackBerry 10 OS, but official confirmation has been thin on the ground.
Samsung is still number one
Beancounters at IDC have added up the numbers and divided by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that smartphone shipments hit a record 1.43 billion units in 2015.
Makes it the eighth largest
While lacking the fanfare in the west that its rivals get, the Chinese smartphone maker Oppo has just announced that it sold 50 million smartphones last year.
New chip soon
The dark satanic rumour mill has been flat out manufacturing hell on earth yarns that Nvidia is about to release a new Pascal GPU soon.
Claims it is superflexible
Cypress introduced a new series from its PSoC 4 programmable system-on-chip architecture claiming it is the most flexible single-chip SoC.
Does not do what it claims
It appears that Microsoft Edge’s InPrivate mode is about as private as a Hollywood starlet in an iCloud account.
In the shops by the end of the year
Nintendo is predicted to have a new handheld console, dubbed Nintendo NX, in the shops by the end of the year.