Microsoft might start demanding your phone number
Published in News


Always asking for a little more personal information


Software giant Microsoft is getting a little stalkerish and is getting more persistent about asking for your phone number.

Chipzilla publishes a few more details of its RX Vega Graphics
Published in Graphics


In India

Sharp-eyed hacks at Anandtech who clearly did not celebrate New Year’s Eve, have found a small mention of the first ‘Intel Radeon RX Vega Graphics’ processor.

Intel stuff-up forces redesign of Windows and Linux
Published in Processors


Processors to take a 5-30 percent performance hit while AMD is laughing

It seems that Intel has forced Windows and Linux developers to come up with a software patch to cover a design flaw in its processors.

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10
Published in News
Wednesday, 03 January 2018 09:56

Windows 7 still beating Windows 10


You can’t keep a good OS down

Windows 10 use was expected to overtake Windows 7 by the end of 2017, but according to the latest figures it did not happen.

China's top AI chipmakers team up
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 12:03

China's top AI chipmakers team up


All contracted to TSMC 

China's major AI chipmakers, including HiSilicon, Cambricon Technologies, Horizon Robotics and DeePhi Tech,have signed up under the glorious TSMC umbrella

Gamer feud claims first real casualty
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:37

Gamer feud claims first real casualty


And it was collateral damage

A feud between rival gamers has claimed its first fatality - made worse by the fact that it was a case of mistaken identity.

"Nigerian Prince" arrested in Florida
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Tuesday, 02 January 2018 10:20

"Nigerian Prince" arrested in Florida


Scam still works in Louisiana

Inspector Knacker of the Louisiana Yard has fingered the collar of a Nigerian prince who has been scamming people in the state.  The only thing about Michael Neu is that he is not a prince, nor even from Nigeria.

UK threatens to tax big tech over extremist content
Published in News


Like that will ever happen

Over the holidays, the UK government started to talk big about taxing big tech companies which fail to tackle extremist content.

LG Display creates 88 inch 8K OLED
Published in News
Tuesday, 02 January 2018 09:50

LG Display creates 88 inch 8K OLED


10 inches bigger than the record

LG Display has been showing off its new 88-inch 8K OLED display which is the largest and the highest-resolution OLED panel to date.

Huawei revenue slows
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 29 December 2017 12:21

Huawei revenue slows


'Only' a 15 percent rise

Huawei expects 2017 revenue to rise 15 percent to $92.08 billion. Rotating chief executive, Ken Hu spun in a New Year’s message to staff posted on its official WeChat account that it would make it the slowest revenue growth in four years for Huawei.