Wearables will bring substrate problems
Published in Processors
12 March 2015


SiP packaging is the next big thing, or not

Analysts at iConnect are warning that while the IC substrate market in 2015 should be happy at the rise of wearables, there are some problems in the industry. 

Chipzilla announces Xeon SoC
Published in Processors
12 March 2015


Xeon D is aimed at servers

Chipzilla has announced details of its first Xeon system on chip (SoC) which will become the new the Xeon D 1500 processor family. 

Electro-magnetic leakage could be new security hole
Published in Memory
12 March 2015


Your memory is leaking

Google researchers have found that electromagnetic leakage can he used to break into computer systems. 

Google's accounts bloke quits
Published in News
12 March 2015


Goes backpacking

The bloke who is in charge of Google's money has suddenly designed to “sod this for a game of soldiers” and gone backpacking. 

Facebook “owner” now a fugitive
Published in News
12 March 2015


Not him, the other one

The bloke who once claimed to own half of Facebook is now on the run from the cops. 

Apple blames servers for outage
Published in News
12 March 2015


Networking skills showing

Apple's legendary ability to build super secure robust networks which are the envey of every serious networking company in the world came to the fore this week. 

HiSilicon Kirin 930 SoC points to a new trend
Published in Processors
12 March 2015


Huawei’s first 16nm part has potential

Huawei launched the oversized MediaPad X2 at the Mobile World Congress, and while we’re not sold on the idea of tablet phones, we are impressed by what’s under the bonnet. 

MediaTek to reap benefits of Chinese smartphone push
Published in Mobiles
12 March 2015


More brands expanding westward, using MT products

MediaTek stands to gain big if Chinese phonemakers gain a foothold in western markets. 

China’s console policy should help AMD
Published in News
12 March 2015


In the long run at least

China’s decision to lift an age old ban on the sale of game consoles is bound to benefit AMD in the long run. 

Notebook shipments fall
Published in Notebooks
11 March 2015


Major suppliers lose out

Notebook shipments declined 13 per cent in February, affected by reduced work days in the month, high inventory levels of consumer models left over from the previous year.