AMD downgraded
Published in News
21 January 2022

AMD downgraded

Piper Sandler is not optimistic

AMD was downgraded Thursday by Wall Street analysts Piper Sandler to neutral from overweight.

US government stands up to Big Tech
Published in News


Senate Judiciary Committee bravely approved anti-trust measures

The US Senate Judiciary Committee on Thursday approved a bill that would bar tech giants like Amazon.com from giving preference to their own businesses on their websites, despite hefty lobbying from top executives like Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook.

Intel investing $20 billion in Ohio chip plant
Published in PC Hardware


Moving back to America

Chipzilla has lifted the kimono on its plans to invest at least $20 billion in new chip-making capacity in Ohio.

Volish take over Activision Blizzard could see rebirth of old games
Published in Gaming


StarCraft, Kings Quest and Guitar Hero are a go

Microsoft has implied that it will dust off some of Activision Blizzard’s old games once it takes over.

Aussies have Quantum processor breakthrough
Published in PC Hardware


Create kangaroos which are potentially dead or alive

Aussie boffins have come up with a way which paves the way for large silicon-based quantum processors for real-world manufacturing and application.

Qualcomm creates a processor with integrated SIM
Published in Mobiles


Backed by Thales, Vodafone, and Samsung

Qualcomm has come up with a mobile processor which has an integrated SIM and the technology is being backed by Vodafone, Samsung and Thales.

Samsung sings of new Galaxy S22
Published in Mobiles


Unpacked in February

Samsung has blogged that its next Galaxy Unpacked livestream will take place in February, and is likely to see the release of the “the next generation of Galaxy S” which is the Galaxy S22.

EU mulls setting up its own DNS
Published in News


Too much consolidation around non-EU operators

The European Union is interested in building its own recursive DNS service that will be made available to EU institutions and the general public for free.

Intel wants US and Europe to press ahead with sweeteners to big chip makers
Published in News


Gelsinger awaits your cheque

Chipzilla Chief Executive Officer [kicking] Pat Gelsinger urged the US and Europe to push ahead with efforts to bring back chip manufacturing which means basically giving chip makers large subsidies to set up shop.

Tame Apple Press attacks Samsung for “falling behind on AR”
Published in Mobiles


Stop embarrassing Apple by showing its weaknesses on foldable phones

Now that news is starting leak out about Apple’s over-priced AR the Tame Apple Press is lowering its credibility by marketing it and rubbishing the competition.