Chinese heavy machinery maker gets into smartphones
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Chairman Mao would be spinning

In the days of the Chinese revolution the communist government made much about getting tractors and heavy machinary made.

Apple conqueres Metaio
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Needs to fix problems with reality distortion shield

Apple has sort of confirmed that it has written a cheque for Metaio an outfit which specialises in augmented reality technology.

IBM suits to eat fruity dog food
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Replace Thinkpads with expensive toys

IBM's partnership with Apple is probably not going the way that many in the industry would have played it with Big Blue having to swallow its own dog food and buy the expensive gear itself.

Broadcom bought in biggest chip deal ever
Published in Processors


Industry consolidation

Avago bought Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever and created a company which could give Intel and Qualcomm a run for their money.

Google releases Tango development tablet
Published in Mobiles


3D sensing tablet is still not Woz

While Google is characteristically quiet about its 3D-sensing hardware – Project Tango, there is some evidence that the project is moving along.

Google spills the beans on Android Pay
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Easier than fruit

Google has been talking about its Android Pay system which it wants to use to bring a new secure payment option to Android users.

Zotac comes up with AMD based Mini PC
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Not everyone wants ARM or Intel

It seems that mini-PCs are popping up everywhere, but Zotac has done something a little unusual and stuck an AMD chip under the bonnet.

AMD launches A10-7870K
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Desktop APU

AMD has launched its A10-7870K APU that provides improvements over the company's previous desktop APU flagship for the same price .

Broadcom and Avago merger close
Published in Processors


Two chipmakers joining forces

It is starting to look Broadcom will get bought out by its rival Avago as deep throats within both outfits think a deal is close.

Intel to release more affordable NUCs in next month
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Dem bones, dem bones. Dem barebones

Intel's website has a new spec sheet up which claims that it is planning to release a new new line of NUC (Next Unit of Computing) PCs releasing this June.