Intel announces 10nm Cannon Lake, says it's on track
Published in Processors


Ice Lake taped out as well

Intel has officially announced that its 9th generation Core Cannon Lake CPUs, based on 10nm manufacturing process, are on track as well as that its Ice Lake architecture has  taped out.

Microsoft unveils Xbox One X at E3 2017 show
Published in Games


US $499 priced console with serious punch

During its E3 2017 press conference, Microsoft has unveiled its upcoming new console, the Xbox One X. Described by Microsoft as "the world's most powerful console", the US $499 priced Xbox One X packs some serious punch with AMD CPU and GPU.

Foxconn organises a glorious alliance
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Apple, Dell, Kingston sign up to help it buy Toshiba's chip unit

Apple, Dell and Kingston have agreed to help Foxconn buy Toshiba Corp's chip unit

EU opens inquiry into Qualcomm's NXP bid
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Under pressure to compromise 


Qualcomm is under pressure from the EU to make concessions on its $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors.

Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
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Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.

Weakened and unstable British PM declares war on encryption
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Gotta blame someone


UK PM Theresa May has failed to notice that bringing out too many unpopular policies can make even an unelectable leftie like Jeremy Corban look viable.

Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
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Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.

Qualcomm shuns Samsung
Published in Processors


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.

Server sales plummet
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Businesses waiting for Skylake chips

It has not been an enjoyable time for server sales in Europe according to IDC beancounters.

Intel issues stern warning against x86 on ARM
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Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles

For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.