Linaro offers new ARM board designs
Published in Motherboards


Open saucy

ARM-backed not-for-profit engineering organisation Linaro jas launched an open-source spec for ARM SBCs called "96Boards."

Apple buys Sun
Published in News
11 February 2015

Apple buys Sun


Because it is so rich

Apple has written a $850 million cheque for power from a new California solar farm to cut its energy bill.

Qualcomm buys drone technology
Published in News


Bombing China, Samsung and Intel

It seems that the chipmaker Qualcomm has finally had enough of competition from Samsung, Intel and anti-trust charges from China. The outfit has written a cheque to get hold of intelligent drone technology.

Kickass plays musical domain names
Published in News


Keeps going

Torrent sharing site Kickass has been playing musical chairs with its domain name to avoid being shut down by forces loyal to the movie studios.

Developing countries think Facebook is the Internet
Published in News


Thought it was all about cats, and pictures of food

Facebook has become so pervasive that some people think that the social notworking site really is the Internet.

Mediatek had bad quarter
Published in News


Fings ain't what they used to be

MediaTek is predicting that its revenues will decline by 10-18 per cent in the first quarter of 2015.

Beware of buying AMD chips on Amazon
Published in News


Bait and switch

Amazon is finding itself on the back foot over what appears to be a scam involving AMD A8-7600 chips on its site.

Samsung leans on chips and panel division
Published in News


Needs more beer money

Samsung's components businesses is finding itself under pressure to pick up the slack and secure external customers for chips and display panels and might even start flogging them to rival mobile companies.

Emotions are the new bill shock
Published in News


People getting bills for expressing themselves

It looks like emoticons is costing some users a fortune.

Cougar Spikes the UK market
Published in News


Small but big

Cougar has started flogging its latest micro-ATX case, the Cougar Spike, to the UK market.