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Lenovo gives AMD the thumbs up
Published in News
Thursday, 11 October 2018 10:59

Lenovo gives AMD the thumbs up


And Intel the thumb down

Shortages of Intel processors means that major manufacturer Lenovo is using AMD chips more and more, while it has also given the hard word to Chipzilla.

Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 22:59

Apple set to SOC it to 'em, baby


If you go it alone, you make more money

A senior analyst predicted at a conference in Barcelona today that following its success on the processor front, it is only a matter of time before Apple creates its own system on a chip (SOC), bypassing suppliers in its egostructure (sic).

E-gaming stadiums ready to roll
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 October 2018 10:55

E-gaming stadiums ready to roll


Money money money 

It's an edgy business but a senior analyst predicted to his clients today that the future of e-gaming stadiums will be huge.

Amazon competes at the high end, on the high street
Published in News


The world's turned upside down

Not content with upsetting the retail applecart and contributing to the downfall of several well known outlets, Amazon has decided to go one step further and open trendy shops made of real brick and real mortar.

Qualcomm accuses Apple of Intel collusion
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 September 2018 17:19

Qualcomm accuses Apple of Intel collusion

Things go from bad to worse

The legal feud between Apple and Qualcomm ratcheted up a notch today after the Cupertino firm was accused of passing proprietary information to Intel.

Buy while you drive with Audi Alexa
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 19 September 2018 11:46

Buy while you drive with Audi Alexa


Electric car is absolutely Amazon

Auto manufacturer Audi said it will integrate Amazon's Alexa into its Audi e-tron, a completely electric motor car.

Trump lashes out at Google
Published in News
Tuesday, 28 August 2018 18:33

Trump lashes out at Google

News is a tricky business

Donald Trump has taken a swipe at giant search engine Google, accusing it of being the peddler of what he likes to describe as fake news.

What is artificial intelligence?
Published in Reviews
Monday, 27 August 2018 13:11

What is artificial intelligence?


Opinion: Mike Magee digs beneath the surface

Every day, all over the world, numerous politicians gab on and on about artificial intelligence (AI). But what is AI?

Chip sales to fall in 2018
Published in News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 12:22

Chip sales to fall in 2018


But that doesn't mean to say they won't grow

While sales of semiconductors won't be quite as buoyant as they were in 2017, the market will still grow by 15.7 percent.

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel
Published in News
Thursday, 16 August 2018 14:59

ARM aims to put fear of god into Intel


Claims it's ahead of the curve with 7 and 5nm

CPU design firm ARM has shown off its roadmap for the next two years with the hope that it will inspire terror inside Intel and attract renewed interest from laptop vendors.