Vevo has 17 Billion legal video playbacks
Published in News


YouTube is the devil claims Metallica's manager

Vevo might be the new MTV for millennials, who might not know MTV that played music a few decades ago. Vevo CEO Erik Huggers had an interview at a Hunter Walk blog talking about YouTube, subscription base and the future.

Seagate starts shipping 10TB He Enterprise HDD in volume
Published in Memory


3.5-inch helium filled HDDs for datacenters

Seagate has announced that it has finally started to ship its 10TB enterprise-class helium-filled HDDs.

AMD's Chinese server deal could be x86
Published in Processors


Lisa Su, AMD's CEO confirms

Ever since AMD announced a Chinesejoint joint server venture, people have been asking around to get a bit more details. Now AMD's CEO has confirmed the technology involved is both x86 and ARM.

Xiaomi  thinks it can double IoT sales
Published in Wearables


Diversify out of smartphones

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi wants to double sales of smart home technology devices like rice cookers and air purifiers this year as part of a cunning plan to  diversify away from smartphones.

Samsung heading for more profits
Published in News

Samsung hinted that there was a pickup in second-quarter profits after reporting a 12 percent earnings gain in January-March on the back of "robust" sales of its Galaxy S7 smartphones.

Helio X30 AnTuTu performance revealed
Published in Mobiles


160,000 in AnTuTu

Analyst Pan Jiutang has posted a few details about the upcoming Helio X30 successor of Helio X25 chipset. He said this is another deca-core with a Cortex-A35 made using the 10nm process and scoring 160,000 in the AnTuTu benchmarks.

Wikipedia has become 20th century bureaucracy
Published in News


Rule by an elite few

Wikipedia has degenerated into a 20th century corporate bureaucracy run by an elite few and lost site of its early egalitarian ideals, according to a new report.

Piracy up over Netflix antics
Published in News


Make it too difficult and people will opt for piracy

Movie piracy has been on the decline for a while as legitimate content at a reasonable price became available. However that has turned around again as Netflix attempted to bring in a regional control system which makes it difficult for users to get the content they want.

Chinese to deploy Daleks as police
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?

The Chinese National Defense University has been showing off its first police robot which looks a lot like one of Dr Who’s Daleks with its plunger taken away.

Smartphone sales flat
Published in Mobiles


Unless you are Samsung or Chinese

The smartphone industry is flatter than a flatfish which has been sat on by an elephant having a nice bath in an African watering hole.