Tesla goes mega on gigafactories hype
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Starting with US, with expected transition to Europe

In a TED talk published a few days ago, Tesla CEO Elon "it's coming sonn" Musk said  that in addition to the lithium-ion battery factory – or Gigafactory – under construction in Nevada, the compan will announce locations for up to four more "gigafactories" later this year.

Microsoft Surface laptop is inadequate
Published in Notebooks


Competition has more to offer

Microsoft made a rather surprising move by unveiling its Surface Laptop at the #MicrosoftEDU event in New York but at that price, it faces some rather stiff competition.

Android screws up on security
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MediaTek, Qualcomm, Motorola, Nvidia all affected

Google’s mobile operating system for hundreds of millions of users is scheduled to receive one of the largest security fixes ever compiled in a single month, according to a Google security bulletin published Monday.

Microsoft prepares Office desktop apps for Windows
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A transition from full-fledged Win32 apps to UWP


Microsoft is preparing to bring its full suite of Office desktop applications to the Windows Store, according to a statement from Windows chief Terry Myerson during the company’s education-focused event on Tuesday morning.

Microsoft Windows 10 S surfaces
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With some restrictions, it's fair to say

During a press event in New York City today, Microsoft Windows boss Terry Myerson took the stage to announce Windows 10 S, a new version of the company’s operating system designed at undermining the rise of low cost Chromebooks in American classrooms.

Microsoft unveils Surface Laptop for students
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14.5 hour battery life, 2.76 pounds, Windows 10 S


During Microsoft’s “Learn What’s Next” event this morning in New York City, the company showed off a new Surface Laptop for $999 aimed primarily at students with a focus on extending battery life beyond its nearest competition.

ARM details its future Mali-Cetus dislplay architecture
Published in Mobiles


For 4K90fps and HDR

ARM has unveiled its newest Mali-Cetus display architecture which is likely to address future graphics requirements, new UHD content, better scaling as well as bring new power and quality optimizations.

AMD says Vega is on track for launch in Q2
Published in Graphics


Alleged benchmark result shows up

During its Q1 2017 financial call, AMD has confirmed that its Vega GPU architecture is still on track for Q2 launch, which means it should be launched by the end June.

MediaTek expects eight percent boost in revenue
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$1.86 billion in the second quarter


MediaTek expects its second-quarter revenues to see sequential increase to $1.86 billion.

Chinese to create own Wikipedia
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We just don’t trust the fake-penis experts  to tell the truth

The Chinese government is going to create its own Wikipedia because it does not trust the fake-penis, phoney doctors, and kids with chips on their shoulders, and Daily Tech readers to edit a reliable encyclopaedia.