SK Hynix GDDR6 now listed as available
Published in Graphics


8Gb (1GB) chips ranging from 10Gbps to 14Gbps

SK Hynix has updated its product lineup listing its own GDDR6 chips as available so hopefully, some it is a big possibility that these will be included in the future graphics cards.

TSMC revenues to grow by at least ten percent this year
Published in Processors


Taken all of the world’s 7nm process fabrication orders

TSMC will see its revenues grow 10-15 percent in 2018, thanks to high-performance computing, automotive electronics and IoT applications.

Software assessing US defendants is inaccurate
Published in News


Be careful about outsourcing too much decision making to a computer


A programme which is being used to see if a million US criminals will re-offend and have a significant impact on their lives is inaccurate, according to experts.

Nokia signs 5G deal with NTT DoCoMo.
Published in Mobiles


5G on the way by 2020 in Land of the Rising Sun


Former rubber boot maker Nokia has signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo.

US agrees to another six years of warrentless snooping
Published in News


NSA trumps civil liberties

The US Senate passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil rights advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.

IBM revenue rises
Published in News
19 January 2018

IBM revenue rises


First time in 23 quarters

IBM's revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, beating Wall Street estimates and indicating that the company is back, thanks mostly to its cloud ambitions.

Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductors takeover moves on
Published in Processors


EU and Korean watchdogs agree

Qualcomm has announced that the European Commission and the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) have authorised its NXP Semiconductors acquisition.

Minecraft boss takes over Microsoft Studios
Published in Games


Matt Booty looks to improve Volish outlook

Microsoft has promoted the brains behind Minecraft's success to be the head of the company’s games studios.

Dell's XPS 15 2-in-1 with RX Vega M GL GPU tested
Published in Notebooks


Pushes 35fps in Rise of the Tomb Raider at 1080p

Select members of the press at CES 2018 show had a chance to spend some time with Dell's latest XPS 15 2-in-1 convertible laptop which was running on Intel's 8th generation Kaby Lake CPU with Radeon RX Vega M graphics and while some were quite keen to check out the cooling, some had a chance to run Rise of the Tomb Raider game.

Samsung 860 EVO SSD series shows up on its site
Published in Memory


Temporarily

After the 860 Pro SSD was spotted on Samsung's site, yet another new SSD line has leaked from the same source, the Samsung 860 EVO.