Broadcom lowers its offer to $79
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Qcom refused us at $82, let's offer less

The $82 per share offer from Broadcom is off the table, now the company is offering $79. This was initiated after Qualcomm reached an agreement to pay more for NXP.

Meizu X2 uses the Snapdragon 845
Published in Mobiles

SVP confirms

Meizu signed a licensing agreement with Qualcomm in the last days of 2016 and since it takes some time to develop a phone on a new platform, it looks like that Meizu X2 is the Snapdragon 845 powered phone.

Intel 10nm notebook part with Gen 11 graphics spotted
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Ice Lake U with 48 CUs

Intel is soon to release its 8th generation Coffee Lake H processors for notebooks but according to a recently leaked roadmap, there is still no sign of 10nm processors. The Ice Lake U, a 10nm notebook part might come with significantly improved graphics, but it is coming in the uncertain future.

D-Link has two new wi-fi cameras
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Cheaper home surveillance in the UK

D-Link has unveiled two new HD wi-fi cameras that provide what it claims is top quality professional home surveillance at an affordable price – the DCS-8000LH Mini HD Wi-Fi Camera and DCS-8100LH HD 180 Degree Wi-Fi Camera.

Intel's new GPU is more of a show off
Published in Graphics

No plans to make an actual product

The tech press became rather excited last week when Intel started showing off a new GPU with some even claiming it would change the industry.  It turns out that Intel has no real interest in changing the industry for now.

Indian outsourcers recovering from a tough year
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Software services sector expected to grow again next year

India’s software services exports will see revenue growth of 7-9 percent in constant currency terms in the fiscal year to March 2019 after one of its worst years ever.

North Korea widens its hacking net
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Feel the wrath of the Apple fanboy

A North Korean cyber espionage group which has customarily only been interested in South Korea’s government and private sector deepened its sophistication and hit further afield including in Japan and the Middle East in 2017, security researchers said.

AI will turn hackers into super villians
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Power to do anything

The rise of AI will make hackers even more powerful as they will exploit the technology to mount automated hacking attacks, cause driverless car crashes or turn commercial drones into targeted weapons, a new report warns.

Apple believed to be trying to deal with cobalt miners
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But who is it talking to?

Apple is in talks to buy long-term supplies of cobalt for iPhone batteries directly from miners but it is not clear which miners it is talking to as the story is in danger of bringing up a rather nasty secret about the sourcing of the mineral for iPhones.

Sweetened NXP deal might see Broadcom off
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Qualcomm might have made a clever move

Qualcomm might have done a cunning manoeuvre to see off Broadcom's takeover by paying a bit more than expected for NXP.