GDPR sends email into a tailspin
Published in News

Heavy rain, interspersed with scattered showers

With only a few hours to go before the introduction of Europe's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), peoples' email inboxes are filling with what can only be described as high level spam.

Bitcoin players face criminal investigation
Published in News

Is manipulation the name of the game?

The US Justice Department has opened a case which might end up with criminal charges.

Wafer price rises hit foundry firms
Published in News

Massive demand for chips

The price of silicon wafers is set to rise by as much as 20 percent this year because of increasing demand from the automotive and other sectors.

Qualcomm inks a deal with Chinese Thundercomm
Published in AI

Bringing edge on-device AI to developers in China

Qualcomm was keen to mention the new deal with Thundercomm at its  AI Day in Beijing, which will bring the new Qualcomm on-device artificial intelligence to developers in China.

Qualcomm officially announces Snapdragon 710 SoC
Published in Mobiles

Focus on AI and bringing high end features to mainstream

Qualcomm has officially announced its newest Snapdragon 710 SoC at the Qualcomm AI Day in Beijing, China, bringing up to 2x the performance of the previous generation Snapdragon 660 SoC, with a big focus on AI, as well as offering some of the premium features from the high-end Snapdragon 845 SoC.

AMD B450 mid-range chipset further detailed
Published in PC Hardware

B350 with new features

Although AMD's new mid-range chipset has been rumored for quite some time, the latest leak provides more details.

Mediatek announces new Helio P22 SoC
Published in Mobiles

12nm octa-core

Mediatek has announced its new Helio P22 SoC which could be the beating heart of plenty of entry-level and mid-range future smartphones.

AMD signs new sponsorship deal with Fnatic eSports team
Published in Gaming

Now to include Ryzen and Radeon brands

AMD has extended its reach into eSports with a new deal signed with well-known Fnatic eSports team, which will make the company an exclusive hardware partner with motherboards, GPUs, CPUs, and laptops.

Samsung lays out process roadmap
Published in PC Hardware

New process technology down to 3-nanometer

More details have come out about Samsung's roadmap for process technology.

TSMC starts work on Apple's A12
Published in Mobiles


The dark satanic rumour mill has started a hell on earth yarn claiming that TSMC has started work on Apple's custom built Apple A12 CPU built on a 7-nm process.