Razer gearing up for a big unveil on November 1st
Published in Mobiles


Possible "gaming smartphone" in the making

Razer has been building hype for its big announcement that will take place on November 1st, with the recent tease showing a man holding what appears to be a smartphone.

Waymo demanded a billion dollars from Uber
Published in News


That is a nice self-driving car, we would hate to see anything happen to it

Waymo wanted $1 billion in damages and a public apology from Uber to make its trade secret lawsuit go away.

Failed Android killer moves into self-driving cars
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Cyanogen becomes Cyngn

The outfit which claimed to be making an Android killer and failed, is now getting a licence to make self-driving cars.

Toshiba goes affordable with new TR200 SSD series
Published in Memory


Based on 3D TLC NAND and TC58NC1010 controller

Toshiba has unveiled its new TR200 SSD series which comes in 240GB, 480GB and 960GB capacities and is based on 64-layer BiCS3 3D TLC NAND and the TC58NC1010 controller.

Amazon delivers a waterproof Kindle
Published in Notebooks


You can drop it in the bath, we guess

Amazon has announced a new version of its popular e-reader which now has an IPX8 waterproof rating.

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog
Published in Processors


Company says it disagrees

Qualcomm has been fined a record $773 million by Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission in the latest blow from regulators over the way the US company prices mobile phone chips and patents.

Trump’s cops can’t harass websites of those who disagree with him.
Published in News


Courts tell DoJ where to go

US courts have told the DoJ that they can’t rummage through websites which criticize Donald (Prince of Orange) in the hope they might find something incriminating.

Oculus talks new $199 self contained VR
Published in News


Oculus Go ships in 2018

This is the first of two headsets that we have been hearing about in the last few months to be coming from Facebook owned Oculus

Samsung has great results thanks to chips
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Chips important part of Samsung's diet


Samsung Electronics  is expected to forecast a record third quarter profit on Friday thanks to the strong market for memory chips, and as mobile earnings make a killing as rival Apple drops the ball.

Russians still buying lots of Microsoft software
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Desktop Linux can't even get in even when laws and sanctions favour it

While the Russians have made it clear they don't want American software which might be a backdoor to the CIA, it would appear that desktop Linux is not getting the thumbs up, despite official backing and the fact that sanctions prevent Microsoft bringing its software into the country.