TSMC confirms the reign of Liu and Wei
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Replacing Morris Chang with two heads

TSMC has announced Mark Liu (right), currently co-CEO and president of the pure play foundry, has been promoted to chairman effective immediately. CC Wei (left), the other co-CEO and president of TSMC, has been named as CEO and vice chairman of TSMC.

Microsoft confirms it has bought GitHub
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For 7.5 billion

As rumoured, Microsoft has confirmed that it has acquired code repository website GitHub for $7.5 in Volish stock.

Security software needs a more integrated approach
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Security expert claims that the current system is not fit for the purpose

Global ICT integrator Getronics has warned that protecting organisations against threats now requires a far more integrated approach to cybersecurity than that provided by current strategies.

Accenture software boosted the prices of car spare parts
Published in Transportation

Might have inflated the prices

Carmakers including Renault, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have boosted their bottom lines by more than a $1 billion in the past decade by using pricing software, a European court has been told.

US companies investigated in China
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Begun the trade war has

In the opening Chinese shots to President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's trade war, US companies are suddenly finding themselves being investigated for antitrust antics behind the bamboo curtain.

Land of the Rising Pokemon first to get self driving cars
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In time for the 2020 Olympics

Japan has promised a public system of self driving cars in time for the for the 2020 Olympics, which it’s hosting in Tokyo.

Snapdragon 850 is officially announced
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Kryo 385 at 2.95 GHz later this year

Qualcomm started the always connected PC offensive quite some time ago and Microsoft has included an ARM based system in its big April Spring update for Windows 10. Now it is time for the second generation Snapdragon 850 systems.

Asus unveils gaming-oriented ROG Phone at Computex 2018
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6-inch 1080p 90Hz HDR screen and Snapdragon 845 SoC

As rumored earlier, Asus has announced its ROG Phone at the Computex 2018 show in Taiwan, with a six inch 1080p HDR 90Hz screen, binned Snapdragon 845 SoC, and a couple of gaming-oriented features and add-ons.

No new Geforce announcement coming "very soon"
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According to CEO Jensen Huang

It appears that there won't be any new graphics card announcement from Nvidia anytime soon, at least according to what Jensen Huang told members of the press at the press conference held ahead of the Computex 2018 show.

Apple snubs EU tax inquiry
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Says the cash will prejudice its tax appeal 

Fruity cargo cult Apple is snubbing an EU investigation into tax evasion saying that if it were involved, it would prejudice its challenge to an EU order to pay up to 13 billion euros ($15 billion) in back taxes to Ireland.