Nvidia mid-range RTX 2060 comes in January
Published in Graphics

Still keeps the RT Cores

There were quite a few leaks regarding Nvidia's mid-range Turing-based graphics card that goes under the name of RTX 2060, and the recent one pretty much confirms it and marks the launch date for January with a possible announcement scheduled for CES 2019 show.

Apple's software cannot save China crisis
Published in News

Qualcomm says Apple is just ignoring Chinese law

Apple's faith in its software geniuses to fix a patent problem which could result in it being banned in China has been misplaced, according to Qualcomm.

Anti-blocking ISP may have breached net neutrality laws
Published in News

By blocking a site it doesn't like

The Swedish ISP Bahnhof shuttered the site of academic publisher Elsevier after it ordered it to close several piracy related domains. Now Sweden's telecoms watchdog is holding an inquiry to determine whether the ISP breached net neutrality rules.

German watchdog says there is no proof of Huawei spying
Published in News

Don't ban them because the US says so

Germany's IT watchdog has expressed scepticism about calls for a boycott of Chinese telecoms giant Huawei, saying it has seen no evidence the firm could use its equipment to spy for Beijing.

ISP switches off net until you see its advert
Published in News

Thanks to Trump's FCC

A US ISP gave its customers a clear snapshot of the powers that were awarded to them by Donald Trump's FCC when it switched off the internet for its customers until they acknowledged reading an advert for one of the services it was peddling.

MIPS goes open source
Published in AI
18 December 2018

MIPS goes open source

Sauce and chips

As we expected, MIPS has gone open source, with its Instruction Set Architecture (ISA) and MIPS' latest core R6 available in the first quarter of 2019.

Intel plans multi-year expansion projects in Oregon, Ireland and Israel
Published in PC Hardware

Part of its data-centric plans

Chipzilla is talking about manufacturing expansion at its three main sites –  Oregon, Ireland and Israel.

Intel to flog off McAfee interest
Published in News

Early stages of talks

Chipzilla is talking about getting rid of its last stake in security outfit McAfee.

Israel faces a tech skills shortage
Published in News

A new report suggests growth problems in the Promised Land

A new report has warned that Israel is struggling to recruit enough workers to its technology sector.

Foxconn denies peace in our time with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

No surrender

The lead attorney for the group of Apple device assemblers seeking at least $9 billion in damages from Qualcomm said on Sunday the contract manufacturers are not in settlement talks with the mobile chip supplier and are “gearing up and heading toward the trial” in April.