Intel might have a tough 8th generation Core sell
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Users can’t spot the difference

While Intel fanboys can tell you in detail about how cool Intel’s eighth generation chips are, analysts are noting that Chipzilla might have a tough time selling the difference.

Samsung’s "Mr Chips" CEO shocks with surprise resignation
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Goodbye Mr Chips

CEO and Vice Chairman Kwon Oh-hyun has shocked analysts with a surprise plan to step down from management – just after announcing stonking profits.

Qualcomm fined $773 million by Taiwan watchdog
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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.

Caseking starts selling pre-binned Core i7-8700K CPUs
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Including the one with 99.9% silver IHS

Since delidding has become a big thing now, it comes as no surprise that Caseking.de, with help from Roman Hartung, also known as Der8auer, has started to sell pre-binned Core i7-8700K CPUs, some even with a high-end 99.9 percent silver IHS that will offer extreme overclocking performance.

ARM hiring more staff after Softbank takeover
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Hired more than 1,000 new staff with more to come

ARM has hired more than 1,000 new staff members worldwide since it was taken over by Softbank last year, with a large proportion of these in the UK.