Current Bun sulks about Samsung X delays
Published in Mobiles


Tears in tabloid land

When it comes to technology reporting, you don’t usually expect the UK’s Sun to be at the forefront, so we were a little surprised when news of Samsung X delays arrived from Rupert Murdoch’s second favourite organ.

Intel and Micron end partnership
Published in News


Thanks for the memories

Intel and Micron are to pull the plug on their long-running partnership on 3D NAND flash memory by early next year.

HarperCollins settles over Jobs' cartel
Published in News


Canadian deal brings chapter to an end

A rather nasty chapter in Steve Jobs' biography has finally drawn to a close after publisher HarperCollins has agreed to donate $120,000 in books as part of a settlement with a Canadian law enforcement agency.

Microsoft says pre Skylake chips will suffer badly from security patch
Published in Processors


At odds with Intel statements

Microsoft and Intel seem to be at odds over whether the Spectre and Meltdown patches slow down machines significantly.

Spectre and Meltdown patch freezes AMD machines
Published in Processors


Another Spectre victory

Microsoft has stalled issuing Spectre and Meltdown patches to the owners of some AMD machines following the news that some systems were freezing and refusing to boot.

Super Micro releases all-flash NVMe 1U SuperServer
Published in News


Able to leap over bottlenecks in a single bound

Super Micro has been showing the assorted throngs at CES its all-flash NVMe™ (Non-Volatile Memory Express) 1U SuperServer which can accommodate up to 36 hot-swap Samsung NGSFF NVMe SSDs.

MediaTek releases MT5598 chipset
Published in Processors


4K Telly Platform

MediaTek has been showing off its MT5598 chipset for HDR-enabled 4K TVs.

Alibaba and MediaTek team up on AI
Published in Processors

Smartmesh for the Internet of Things

Alibaba A.I. Labs, which leads the development of Alibaba's consumer AI, has announced that it is teaming up with MediaTek on Internet of Things projects.

Google sued for discriminating against white men
Published in News


Because white men have such a tough time

Google has found itself in a rather amusing predicament. Normally it is accused of favouring white men over women and racial minorities in its hiring. Now it is going to court to defend itself against a white male who claims he has been discriminated against.

Apple investigated for “planned obsolescence”
Published in News


French do not like the idea of battery throttling

Officer of the lure, Inspector Clouseau, is taking on his biggest case to bring down the fruity cargo cult Apple.