Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 July 2016 12:13

Microsoft making a bomb on the cloud


Office 360 doing well too

Microsoft has done better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street predicted, thanks mostly to making rather a lot of dosh on the back of its commercial cloud business.

Knight’s Landing beating Nvidia
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 12:30

Knight’s Landing beating Nvidia


Only a flesh wound

Bad news for Nvidia as supercomputer maker Cray said that that Intel’s Knights Landing giving Nvidia a run for its money.

MediaTek expected to do well in the third quarter
Published in Processors


Everyone wants its chips

MediaTek is to announce its third quarter results soon and the word on the street is that the outfit will do rather well.

HP releases a few more details on Windows 10 Elite x3
Published in Notebooks


Not really a smartphone

HP has released pricing and availability details for its Elite x3 which is an interesting hybrid of a phone, a laptop and a desktop PC.

Samsung loses A11 deal with Apple
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 19 July 2016 11:10

Samsung loses A11 deal with Apple


TSMC sells its soul for A11 work

The dark satanic  rumor mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn that the fruity cargo cult Apple has dumped Samsung as the prefered maker of its A11 chip.

Softbank’s shareholders furious over ARM deal
Published in Processors


Share price falls faster than Apple’s

While many people reacted with horror to the news that ARM had been sold to the Japanese Softbank, the naysayers were mostly on ARM’s side. But it seems that Softbank is having trouble selling the idea to its own shareholders.

Dutch boffins create atomic scale storage
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Up and Atom

Dutch boffins have worked out how to create an atomic scale rewritable data-storage device capable of packing 500 terabits onto a single square inch.

Intel’s NUC roadmap leaked
Published in Notebooks
Monday, 18 July 2016 12:37

Intel’s NUC roadmap leaked


Two years worth of tiny PCs

Intel’s NUC consumer roadmap has leaked online showing that Chipzilla is seriously holding a torch for tiny PCs.

New Nvidia Shield on the way
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 18 July 2016 12:20

New Nvidia Shield on the way


Nvidia’s tablet gets FCC thumbs up

A new unannounced NVIDIA tablet passed has passed through the FCC process.

ARM is turning Japanese
Published in Processors
Monday, 18 July 2016 11:51

ARM is turning Japanese


£24 billion, I really think so


British chip designer ARM   has just agreed to be bought  by the Japanese giant SoftBank for £24 billion.