AMD gets its one hand clapping for Zen
Published in Processors

Starting to adjust product prices

AMD has started the process which will ultimately see its Zen chip finally arrive and, hopefully, save the company's bacon.

Nokia buys Eta
Published in Mobiles
05 October 2016

Nokia buys Eta

Amping 4.9G to 11

Telco network gear maker Nokia has just written a cheque for Eta Devices, which is apparently an outfit which specialises in power amp technology for network base stations and not the bomb makers for a Basque seperatist organisation.

Micron does better than expected
Published in Memory

Thanks for the memory

Memory-chip maker Micron Technology reported better-than-expected fourth quarter revenue, which saw its smallest decline in a year, as pricing improves and the personal computer market starts to make its big comeback.

Samsung set to make 10nm Qualcomm SD 830
Published in Processors

High end Snapdragons

Samsung Electronics has been signed on to be the sole contract manufacturer for Qualcomm 's next high-end Snapdragon chips.

Total Recall does not damage Samsung's bottom line
Published in News

Rest of the business doing brilliantly

Samsung expected to report a higher than expected third quarter profit, despite having to write off a fortune because of the global recall of its Galaxy Note 7.

Galaxy Note 7 is in the shops again
Published in Mobiles

Total Recall puts "explosions" behind it

Samsung's Galaxy Note 7 is available for purchase again, at least in South Korea, and other regions across the globe will see the re-launch of the device in the coming weeks.

Ericsson borks 3,000 Swedish jobs
Published in News

Swedish double decimation job death

The Swedish phone maker Ericsson has taken the axe to 3,000 jobs or nearly 20 percent of its local workforce.

"Exploding" iPhone puts fanboy in ER
Published in Mobiles

Exploding? No it is just expanding

The incredible hissing iPhone 7 is taking its hatred of Apple fanboys to a new level – it has started exploding and putting them in hospital.

Intel makes 14nm chips for Spreadtrum
Published in Processors

Thinks Samsung will be interested

Chipzilla has announced that it is making 14nm application processors for Spreadtrum and the pair might have Samsung as a client.

Lenovo gves blessing to notebook price war
Published in News

Increases stockpiles for Christmas 

Lenovo seems to expect there will be a big sale of notebooks this Christmas.