Microsoft worth a trillion
Published in News

Thanks to a cloudy future

Software king of the world Microsoft topped $1 trillion in value for the first time after executives predicted continued growth for its cloud computing business.

Nokia reports surprise loss
Published in Network

Is this the Finn end of the wedge?

Former rubber boot maker turned telecom network equipment outfit Nokia made a surprise quarterly loss due to a delay in booking 5G payments and said the security dispute surrounding rival Huawei was creating near-term pressure to invest.

Hackers can recover private keys from Qualcomm chips
Published in Mobiles

Big Bug found

Qualcomm chipsets are vulnerable to a new security bug that can let attackers retrieve private data and encryption keys that are stored in the slightly inaccurately named Qualcomm Secure Execution Environment (QSEE).

AMD's Ryzen 7 2700X 50th Anniversary pictured
Published in PC Hardware

Radeon VII 50th Anniversary possible as well

AMD's Ryzen 7 2700X 50th Anniversary Edition has been pictured and this special edition SKU, with a laser-etched signature from AMD CEO, will be coming on April 29th, alongside a possible special edition Radeon VII 50th Anniversary Edition.

How Apple plotted for years to hurt Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles

If only Intel could have produced a 5G modem quicker

Fruity cargo cult Apple schemed and plotted for years in a bid to take down Qualcomm, only to be thwarted when its partners could not produce a 5G modem quick enough.

IBM expands its Q Network
Published in News

Expanding research and careers in quantum computing

IBM has expanded its IBM Q Network to include several global universities to accelerate joint research in quantum computing and develop curricula to help prepare students for careers that will be influenced by this next era of computing, across science and business.

Taipei_Today releases new T-Force gaming products
Published in PC Hardware

Gaming memory and high-speed SSD

Taipei_Today Team Group has released three new products from the T-force gaming series.

The West is Huawei with the fairies
Published in News

Opinion: 5G is an accident waiting to happen

I first encountered Huawei in, I think, the 2000s, when I was still editing the INQuirer. It was showing off some network infrastructure kit – new to the game, it was a contender. But now it is way more than a contender, it's made big strides in the technology field.

Dawson says lack of diversity in tech is down to education
Published in News

Industry leaders join diversity call

Carolyn Dawson, Managing Director of the UK’s technology event, London Tech Week, is calling for more young girls to get into tech.

Nvidia releases budget friendly mobile Turings
Published in Graphics

GeForce GTX 1650, GeForce GTX 1660, and GeForce GTX 1660 Ti

Nvidia, named after a Roman vengeance demon, has launched a new family of more budget-friendly Turing graphics chips for gaming laptops .