Asustek’s ZenFone 4 launched today
Published in News
Friday, 22 September 2017 12:26

Asustek’s ZenFone 4 launched today


Zenfone 5 March next year 

Asustek has announced that it will release its next-generation ZenFone 5 family products at the earliest in March 2018.

iPhone 8 launch a disaster
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 22 September 2017 12:06

iPhone 8 launch a disaster


No one wants to queue for animated poo

Apple’s iPhone 8 launch day has been a disaster with hardly anyone showing up.

Imagination builds standalone hardware IP neural network accelerator
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Based on a specialised PowerVR


Imagination Technologies has been showing off its standalone hardware IP neural network accelerator which is powered by its PowerVR architecture implementation for neural networks.

Tesla dumps Nvidia for AMD
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 September 2017 11:30

Tesla dumps Nvidia for AMD


Wants to develop its own chip

Tesla has delivered a blow to Nvidia’s plans to dominate the AI car industry by abandoning work in Nvidia chips and moving to develop its own.

Nvidia drops the Shield price
Published in Graphics
Friday, 22 September 2017 10:49

Nvidia drops the Shield price


Now down to $180

Nvidia has dropped the price of its Android set top box for gamers to a reasonable $180.

Facebook shows Congress how Russia gamed the 2016 election
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3,000 adverts on show


Facebook will turn over copies of political ads purchased by Russian sources to congressional lawmakers, who are investigating the country's potential interference in the 2016 US presidential election.

EU buries report that says piracy is harmless
Published in News
Friday, 22 September 2017 10:22

EU buries report that says piracy is harmless


Big content would not allow it

The EU paid a Dutch consulting firm, Ecorys 360,000 euro to research the effect piracy had on sales of copyrighted content and then buried it because it would anger the Big Content mafia.

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.
Published in Processors
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:14

AMD moving to GloFo's 12nm LP process in 2018.


Papermaster makes it official

AMD’s CTO Mark Papermaster announced that the company will be moving “graphics and client products” from the Global Foundries14nm LP FinFET process  to the new 12nm LP process in 2018.

Expect more delays on the iPhone X
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 September 2017 12:03

Expect more delays on the iPhone X


Analyst warns that it will not be out until next year

The iPhone X, which is already late, probably will not see the light of day until next year, according to a leading financial services company .

TSMC will make most of Qualcomm's power management ICs
Published in Processors


Goodbye Globalfoundaries 

TSMC is to make 70 to 80 percent of Qualcomm's new-generation power management ICs (PWM IC).