Qualcomm announces three new Snapdragon SoCs
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Advanced Modem, Imaging and Sensors for Mainstream Devices

Qualcomm has introduced three new next-generation Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.

Amazon prepares lumberyard for Zombie apocalypse
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It pays to read the small print

It appears that the legal types working for Amazon are taking no chances and have worked in what is expected of developers during a Zombie apocalypse into the terms and conditions of its new game-development software Lumberyard.

AMD’s Zen-based Opteron will have 32 cores
Published in Processors


8 channel DDR-4 support

A computer engineer at CERN has leaked information about AMD’s doings for Operon after Zen becomes its architecture of choice.

AMD gives HP laptops a FreeSync
Published in Notebooks


Envy 15z laptops now have it all

Maker of expensive printer ink HP will be releasing two new Envy 15z laptops that will feature AMD's FreeSync technology.

Microsoft culling phone division
Published in Mobiles


Not much hope

Software giant Microsoft is telling dozens of employees in its phone division that they are surplus to requirements and should expect to clean out their desks fairly soon.

Microsoft pre-installs apps into Acer's gear
Published in Mobiles


Embedded in Android

Software king of the world Microsoft will bundle its mobile productivity suite of apps onto Acer’s Android-based smartphones and tablets.

Apple knifes Samsung
Published in Processors
11 February 2016

Apple knifes Samsung


Puts all 10nm eggs in TSMC’s basket

Fruity cargo cult Apple has turned on its partner Samsung and given the contract to produce 10-nano application processors (AP) to TSMC.

ARM shrugs off poor Apple sales
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Profits up

Chip-designer ARM appears to have shrugged off a slump in smartphone sales that damaged everyone, even Apple and is reporting profits up 17 per cent on last year.

SCO case runs out of arguments
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Yeah the case is still going

After years the first attempt to take over Unix and Linux has ended after a US judge knocked out the two remaining arguments with which the SCO group hoped to attack IBM.

China wants to buy Opera
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Prepared to pay $1.2 billion

A group of Chinese investors are prepared to write a cheque for $1.2 billion to buy the Opera browser.