Wells Fargo gives AMD the thumbs up
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Polaris could shift market away from Nvidia

Former organisers of the pony express turned market analysts, Wells Fargo, have given AMD’s new range of graphics chips the thumbs up.

Lenovo might buy Fujitsu's PC division
Published in Notebooks

Make it even bigger

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that the maker of the Thinkpad, Lenovo, is about to swallow up Fujitsu.

Russians failed to deliver Wikileak's smoking gun
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No wonder Assange backed down

Wikileaks was supposed to deliver the smoking gun which would finish off Hillary Clinton’s presidential campaign on Tuesday, but it looks like Tsar Putin’s hackers did not actually have the goods.

Twitter will have sorted out who will own it by October 27
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Lightning negotiations

Social notworking site Twitter has told potential acquirers it wants to have finished sales negotiations by the time it reports third-quarter earnings on 27 October.

Samsung buys Viv
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From Siri's creator

Samsung has written a cheque for an AI outfit called Viv which was founded by one of Siri's co-creators.

Sony Xperia XZ now available in US
Published in Mobiles

Unlocked at Amazon and Best Buy for $699

Sony’s flagship smartphone this year, the Xperia XZ, first became available in Taiwan last week and is now available in the US after it sold out of pre-orders overseas in about 45 minutes.

MediaTek pals up with Amazon Echo Dot
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Available October 20th

According to a recent Chinese language report, Amazon is expected to begin buying chips from MediaTek for the production of its second-generation smart home device, the Echo Dot.

Google's Pixel smartphones get scrutinized
Published in Mobiles

Flagship price but no performance to match

Back when it appeared that Google was finally going head to head with flagship offerings from other companies, including Samsung's Galaxy smartphone or even Apple's iPhone it seems the firm has a long way to go.

ADATA announces XPG SX8000 M.2 gaming SSD
Published in Memory

In 2280 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 M.2 NVMe interface

ADATA has announced its  XPG series SX8000 SSD, which will be based on the Silicon Motion controller, 3D MLC NAND and use the standard 2280 M.2 form-factor with PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe interface.

USB Type-C to hit the ground running next year
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This year is just the beginning

A report said that 60 million smartphones with USB Type-C ports will ship this year. But adoption will really take off from next year on.