Mirroring fall in handsets
Shipments of small to medium size LCD panels dropped by a lower than expected 1.1 percent to 314 million units in the fourth quarter of 2017, according to beancounters at Digitimes Research.
Apple doomed unless it can come up with something else
IDC beancounters have added up some numbers and worked out that we have reached "peak smartphone" which means that unless Apple can come up with a new cash cow, it is doomed to maintain or lose its stonking sales figures.
ISS says the money is still not good enough
Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said that Qualcomm should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom
Not the Russian and Chinese tech companies after all
While the US government seems keen to blame Chinese telcos and Russian security experts for its IT woes, it is more likely the country's obsession with government departments hiring private contractors.
Not thermal paste like Raven Ridge APUs
In the aftermath of Raven Ridge delidding, which revealed that it uses thermal paste under the IHS, AMD's Robert Hallock took to Reddit to note that this won't be the case with the upcoming Pinnacle Ridge CPUs, based on 12nm manufacturing process and usually known as the Ryzen + CPUs.
Higher-clocked RAM, GTX 1080 Ti, and new 500W PSU
Corsair has updated the One small form-factor (SFF) desktop PC, equipping it with the latest Intel Core i7-8700K Coffee Lake CPU, Geforce GTX 1080 Ti, faster RAM and new 500W 80 Plus PSU.
Works on Skylake or newer chips
Intel is introducing a new feature for its processors with integrated graphics, allowing games to be automatically optimised on systems.