The reason why AMD's Vega power was high
Published in Graphics

Power optimization engineers went to EPYC

It is no big secret that Vega 64 and 56 had quite high thermals and didn’t actually meet some of its performance targets. Some key power optimization engineers were pulled from the Vega team to the more important goal. The Naples server chip had a higher priority.

Samsung still building a GPU
Published in Graphics

As Fudzilla reported in 2014

It takes a long time to make a GPU. As Fudzilla reported in late 2014, Samsung has been working for its own in-house GPU and it is getting closer to the finishing line.

Trump assures Apple it is safe from tariffs
Published in Mobiles

Consumer electronics not covered

President Donald Trump told Apple Chief Executive Tim Cook that the US government would not levy tariffs on iPhones assembled in China.

Intel has by-passed Trump's China tariffs
Published in PC Hardware

Will just shuffle production through other facilities

Intel is expected to ignore the worst aspects of President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's trade war with China by shifting its production among its facilities.

Android users told to beware of Frankenstein virus
Published in Mobiles

Put the candle back

Android users are being warned about a new ‘Frankenstein’ virus that combines the worst features of different malware to form a dangerous threat.

Google AI will tell doctors if you are going to live or die
Published in AI

What could possibly go wrong?

Doctors are evaluating a new Google neural network which accurately shows your chances of dying.

Intel Gaming offers @AMDRyzen an 8086K CPU
Published in PC Hardware

Twitter wars

Intel found its sense of humor and offered to send @AMDRyzen twitter account, a brand-new Core i7 8086K.

HPE to build the world's largest ARM-based supercomputer
Published in PC Hardware

Ad astra per aspera

HPE is building what it is calling the world's largest ARM-based supercomputer.

Supremes will decide if Apple is a monopolist
Published in News

Repeat offender

The Supreme Court will review a 2011 class-action lawsuit against Apple, accusing the company of operating an illegal monopoly by not allowing iPhone users to download mobile apps outside of its own App Store and reduce consumer choice.

US Senate votes to ban ZTE
Published in News

Sidesteps Trump

ZTE appears to be back in trouble again after the US Senate has voted to reinstate a ban on ZTE that prevents the Chinese telecom company from buying US components and using US software.