MIAOW sharpens its claws on Tahiti
The first general-purpose graphics processor (GPGPU) now available as an open-source RTL and it already beats AMD’s Tahiti on some benchmarks.
Begun the Gen.3.14 FinFet wars have
Samsung and TSMC are starting to slug it out introducing Gen.3 14 and 16-nano FinFET system semiconductor processes, but the cost could mean that smartphone makers shy away from the technology in the short term.
Getting into entertainment did not help that much
Logitech’s attempts to exit its iconic mice making business and get into something more musical did little for the company’s bottom line this year.
Just as everyone else is getting out
Huawei is making an interesting move by getting into the PC business just as everyone else has had enough.
Great for Corporation phones
Microsoft’s Continuum feature now supports the mid-range Snapdragon 617 SoC which will make a range of mid-range phones more corporate friendly.
Keep your wife out of your email while you enjoy the afterlife
Fruity cargo cult Apple is providing a new feature for dead fanboys – it is apparently locking loved ones out of your accounts without a court order.
Stop tricky emails
Intel has announced a chip technology that the company said was designed to foil hackers who use fake emails to trick employees into revealing their usernames and passwords.
And only at the high end
While AMD fanboys expect Zen to arrive and cause Intel to immediately surrender its stonking market lead, it seems that it will not be saving the company’s bacon until next year.
Canonical staff already use them
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that Canonical designers have created an Ubunto tablet in time for the Mobile World Congress (MWC) 2016 event.
Nothing like giving Putin a helping hand
A security protocol designed and promoted by British spooks for encrypting voice calls has a by-design weakness built into it that could allow for mass surveillance.