Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming
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Windows with no hint of x86

Qualcomm has dropped a huge hint that we will see ARM based PCs in the shops in the fourth quarter.

MIT comes up with simple Graphene semiconductor production
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Cut and Paste copycat chips


Boffins at Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) have developed a method which uses graphene to help photocopy semiconductor wafers.

Patch for Win 7 dinosaurs who want modern chips
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Windows 7 shall still rule the earth

Software King of the World, Microsoft has made it clear that it does not want users of Intel Kaby Lake and AMD Bristol Ridge CPUs using Windows 7.

Cannon Lake gets Intel's 802.11ac Wi-Fi
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If you want it


Benchlife has come up with an Intel slide which appears to show he upcoming 300-series chipsets intended for use with the chip giant's "Cannon Lake" processor family.

Apple likely to shaft Dialog Semiconductor
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Partner purge to keep ageing cash cow on life support

Fruity cargo-cult Apple is preparing to shaft yet another of its partners in a desperate deal to keep its iPhone cash-cow mooing.