Samsung grabbing Intel’s coat-tails
Published in Processors
Monday, 11 April 2016 12:00

Samsung grabbing Intel’s coat-tails


Market share gap closing

Samsung is closing in on Intel in the semiconductor sector as its market share increased by 0.9 percent when compared to a year earlier.

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines
Published in News
Monday, 11 April 2016 11:29

ASML starts shipping EUV test machines


Could be used by 2018

Extreme-ultraviolet (EUV) lithography is working and could be used in Moore Law saving high-volume chip manufacturing as early as 2018.

Foxconn denies tax evasion
Published in News
Monday, 11 April 2016 11:01

Foxconn denies tax evasion


Caught up in Panama

Apple’s favourite business partner appears to have caught up in an accusaion that it is following the fruity cargo cult’s habit of hiding income in off-shore operations.

Rivals target out-of-date MacPro
Published in Notebooks
Friday, 08 April 2016 12:30

Rivals target out-of-date MacPro


Expensive old rubbish wins wrong oscar

Apple’s rivals are targeting those who are still using Apple’s long-out-of-date Mac Pro.

Samsung getting iris scanners
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 April 2016 11:43

Samsung getting iris scanners


Are you looking at me?

It is looking certain that Samsung phones are getting Iris security scanners.

Polaris in June
Published in Graphics
Friday, 08 April 2016 11:05

Polaris in June


New rumours

If the dark satanic rumour mill is correct AMD’s next-generation graphics cards may in the shops in June.

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 08 April 2016 11:00

Asustek reduces its Intel dependence


ZenFone gets Qualcomm and MediaTek platforms

Asustek appears to have pulled back on its Intel dependence for its ZenFones and is adding Qualcomm and MediaTek flavours.

Google might replace Java with Open source Swift
Published in News


Weirdy beardie software that writes a song about everytime it is forked and dumped

Google is so hacked off with Oracle's java antics it is seriously considering taking it out of Android and replacing it with Apple's open sauce Swift software.

Linux will eventually be desktop king
Published in News
Friday, 08 April 2016 09:52

Linux will eventually be desktop king


Even if it takes another 25 years

Linux inventor Linus Torvalds has told the world that he has not given up on replacing Windows on the desktop with his glorious creation.

Nokia decimates staff after Alcatel-Lucent deal
Published in News


So the networking company did not get off lightly after all

Networking outfit Nokia says it's cutting thousands of jobs worldwide as part of a $1 billion cost-saving plan after its recent acquisition of networking rival Alcatel-Lucent.