Users face collateral damage in Apple’s war with Qualcomm
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Iphones will be slower than anyone else


The Tame Apple Press has just woken up to something we have been saying for ages – the iPhone will have slower download speeds because Apple wants to punish Qualcomm for not doing what it is told.

Weakened and unstable British PM declares war on encryption
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Gotta blame someone


UK PM Theresa May has failed to notice that bringing out too many unpopular policies can make even an unelectable leftie like Jeremy Corban look viable.

Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
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Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.

Qualcomm shuns Samsung
Published in Processors


Uses TSMC’s 7nm


Qualcomm has ended its foundry relationship with Samsung and opted for TSMC to produce its next-generation 7nm semiconductor chips.

Server sales plummet
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Businesses waiting for Skylake chips

It has not been an enjoyable time for server sales in Europe according to IDC beancounters.

Intel issues stern warning against x86 on ARM
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Updated: Microsoft and Qualcomm chastened by four decades of product cycles

For nearly forty years, Intel has enjoyed a PC market dominated by its x86 intellectual property and has enjoyed near unanimous enforcement as it chooses. When competitors like Microsoft and Snapdragon begin to show plans of bringing x86 support to ARM-based silicon, however, Chipzilla shows no signs of letting down its posturing as it evaluates the broader notebook and entry-level desktop markets.

Nvidia releases Geforce 382.53 WHQL driver
Published in Graphics


Game Ready driver for DiRT 4 and Nex Machina

Nvidia has released its latest Geforce 382.53 WHQL-certified Game Ready driver which brings "optimal experience" for upcoming DiRT 4 and Nex Machina games as well as adding a couple of new or updated SLI and 3D Vision profiles and fixes several bugs.

Samsung announces three AMD Freesync 2 monitors
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27- and 32-inch CHG70 and 49-inch CHG90

Samsung has jumped on the AMD FreeSync 2 bandwagon with a total of three monitors, the CHG70 series, which will be available in 27-inch and 32-inch versions and the massive 49-inch CHG90 series monitor.

Connected car demand to rise 29.1 percent
Published in Mobiles


Fuji Keizai claims 90 percent will be connected by 2035


Demand for connected cars has been rising and the type of vehicles are expected to account for 29.1 percent of overall car shipments in 2017 and by 2035, according to beancounters at Fuji Keizai.

Softbank finds two droids they are looking for on Google
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Two companies added to AI plans


After getting its paws on ARM, Softbank is still growing and has written a cheque for two firms that build walking robots from Google's parent company, Alphabet.