Google to put GPUs on cloud
Published in Processors


Different flavours

Google Cloud is planning to add GPUs as a service early next year, following Amazon Web Services, Microsoft Azure and IBM’s Bluemix.

China bans population fat shaming North Korea's lone Apple fanboy
Published in News


Bans the use of the word fat to describe Kim Jong Un

Chinese websites are banned from using the phrase "Kim Fatty the Third" to describe North Korean leader Kim Jong Un.

Nvidia's Game Ready drivers fail to live up to billing
Published in Graphics


Serious issues reported by users

Nvidia latest “Game Ready” drivers have been rolled out but it is probably best for users to spurn version 375.86 coming through the GeForce Experience app as if it were a rabid dog.

US Navy claims its piracy was approved by its victim
Published in News


All at sea

The US Navy, which pirated more than 558,000 copies of some virtual reality software without paying the German software maker for it, claims that it did so with the consent of the software producer.

Microsoft scores Tesla AI contract
Published in News


Cloud based AI for cars

Software king of the world Microsoft has won a contract with Tesla OpenAI, the non-profit artificial intelligence (AI) research firm backed by Tesla Motors.

Singapore poaching UK FinTech experts
Published in News


Brexit side effect

The UK trying to leave the European Union is opening up an opportunity for Singapore to recruit talent for its ambitious plans to become a leading financial technology hub.

eInk maker sees revenues fall
Published in News


E Ink Holdings expects shrinkage

E-paper maker E Ink Holdings (EIH) has warned that its consolidated revenues for the fourth quarter of 2016 will decrease on quarter because shipments peaked in the third quarter.

Fujitsu denies PC ninjutsu
Published in News


We are not bumping off PCs

Fujitsu has denied exiting the PC market despite chatting to Chinese rival Lenovo about selling its devices unit.

AMD readies Zen’s server software
Published in Processors


ROCm writes and compile parallel programs

AMD has released the latest version of its ROCm software tools which make it easier to write and compile parallel programs for its new Zen GPUs and CPUs.

IPhone 7 might have a heating problem
Published in Mobiles


Don’t expect a recall

Apple appears to be trying to copy Samsung by having its iPhone 7s catch fire.