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Wednesday, October 31, 2012


Seagate Plans to Expand Hybrid Hard Drives Lineup to Desktops and Servers. Seagate  HDD
[10:40 pm]

Seagate Tests New 7mm and 5mm Hard Drives

Japanese Court Approves Micron-Elpida Deal – Company. Micron  Elpida  DRAM  Business
[10:20 pm]

Elpida Says Japanese Court Backs Micron’s Acquisition of Elpida

Seagate to Ship Its Second Billionth Hard Disk Drive This Quarter. Seagate  HDD  Business
[9:58 pm]

Seagate to Hit Second Billionth HDD Milestone This Quarter

OCZ Technology Shrinks Product Lines, Cuts Workforce. OCZ  Business  SSD
[9:44 pm]

OCZ Restructures Itself to Become Profitable and More Efficient

Sales of Google Nexus 7” Total Million a Month, Cannot Get Even Close to iPad. ASUS  Google  Nexus  Android  iPad  Apple  iOS
[5:52 pm]

Google Nexus 7” Fails to Become Real Competitor for Apple iPad

Microsoft Sells Four Million Windows 8 Upgrades in First Three Days of Availability. Microsoft  Windows 8  Windows  Apple  Mac OS  Mountain Lion
[12:35 pm]

Only Four Million Windows 8 Upgrades Sold Over the First Weekend

Apple Defends Decision to Remove Optical Disc Drives from Macs. Apple  iMac  Mac  Blu-ray  DVD  ODD  HDD  Intel  macbook
[4:16 am]

Apple: Old Technologies Like Optical Disc Drives Holding Us Back

Microsoft Windows 8 Will Not Spur Demand for Computer Memory. DRAM  Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  Powerchip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[12:36 am]

Release of Windows 8 Will Not Catalyze Demand for Higher-Performance Hardware

 

Tuesday, October 30, 2012


Microsoft Officially Launches Windows Phone 8. Microsoft  Windows Phone  Windows Phone 8
[10:54 pm]

Microsoft Unveils New-Generation Mobile Platform

Intel Touts Many-Core Processors for Mobile Devices. Intel  SCC  Atom  GPGPU
[10:36 pm]

Intel Envisions 48-Core or Better Chips for Mobile Devices

Asetek Introduces Fourth-Generation Sealed Loop Liquid Cooling Solutions. Asetek  WaterChill  Antarctica
[9:49 pm]

Asetek Further Increases Efficiency of Sealed Loop LCS with Micro-Channel Cold-Plates, Larger Heat-Exchangers

Apple Is a Low-Volume Player on Every Market, Except Tablets, Says Chief Exec of Microsoft. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Windows Phone  Office  Apple  iOS  Mac OS  iPhone  iPad  iPod  Mac  Macintosh
[5:48 pm]

Steve Ballmer Criticizes Apple, But Follows Its Business Approach

ARM Introduces First ARMv8 Cores: Cortex-A53 and Cortex-A57 Make Debut. ARM  Cortex  Mali  ARMv8  AMD  Broadcom  Calxeda  HiSilicon  Samsung  STMicroelectronics
[1:01 pm]

ARM Unveils Industry’s Most Power-Efficient Server-Class 64-Bit Processing Cores

Majority of U.S. Consumers to Access Internet Through Mobile Devices in Three Years.
[10:55 am]

Consumers Increasingly Using Mobile Devices to Access the Internet

Google Nexus 10 Outshines Apple iPad with Tech-Specs Despite Lower Price. Google  Nexus  Android  Samsung  ARM  Cortex  Exynos
[9:04 am]

Google’s Nexus 10 Tablet: 2560*1600 Display, Dual-Core ARM Cortex-A15, Android 4.2

AMD Does Not Rule Out ARM-Based Solutions for Clients. AMD  ARM  Opteron  SeaMicro  Freedom  Steamroller  Excavator  Jaguar  ARMv8
[2:19 am]

Partnership with ARM May Open AMD Doors to Smartphones

Price of Computer Memory Continues to Drop on Low PC Demand. DRAM  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  PowerChip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[12:12 am]

4GB DDR3 Module Price Approaches $15 per Unit

 

Monday, October 29, 2012


Apple Restructures Itself as Key Executives Leave the Company. Apple  iOS  Mac OS  OS X  Macintosh  Mac  iMac  MacBook  iPhone  iPad
[10:53 pm]

Jonathan Ive, Bob Mansfield, Eddy Cue and Craig Federighi Add Responsibilities

ORNL Debuts Hybrid Titan Supercomputer with 20PFLOPS of Compute Power. Titan  ORNL  Cray  Cray XK7  AMD  Opteron  Nvidia  Tesla  Kepler  Interlagos
[9:58 pm]

Titan Employs Multi-Core AMD Opteron, Nvidia Tesla Compute Accelerators to Hit 20PFLOPS

Grain-Based Magnetic Recording Can Improve HDD Storage Densities by Order of Magnitude – Researchers. HDD  A*Star
[5:12 pm]

New Recording Technology Can Enable 10TB to 50TB Hard Disk Drives

AMD Teams Up with ARM to Transform the Datacenter Industry. AMD  ARM  Opteron  SeaMicro  Freedom  Steamroller  Excavator  Jaguar  ARMv8
[12:49 pm]

AMD ARMs Itself with ARM, x86 and Microserver Technologies to Get Ready for the Future of Datacenter

Intel Ships New High-End Consumer SSD with 20nm NAND Flash Memory. Intel  SSD  20nm  NAND  Flash  MLC  SandForce
[12:25 pm]

Intel Reveals Its First SSD with 20nm NAND Flash Memory

 

Sunday, October 28, 2012


Microsoft Surface – Fairly Compromised Confusing Product, Says Chief Exec of Apple. Apple  iPad  iOS  Windows 8  Windows RT  Windows  Surface  Microsoft
[11:04 pm]

Tim Cook Compares Microsoft Surface to Flying Car

Asrock’s Intel Z77-Based Mainboard Gets Double Thunderbolt. Asrock  Intel  Thunderbolt  Extreme6/TB4  Apple  Core  Ivy Bridge  Sandy Bridge
[11:03 pm]

Asrock Z77 Extreme6 Mainboard Gains Thunderbolt

IBM Opens Up the Path for Commercial Fabrication of Carbon Nanotubes. IBM  Semiconductor  Carbon Nanotubes
[11:02 pm]

IBM Gets One Step Closer to New Types of Semiconductors

Apple: iPad Mini Is Smaller, Not Cheaper iPad. Apple  iPad  iOS
[11:01 pm]

Apple Praises iPad Mini, Condemns Competing 7” Tablets

 

Friday, October 26, 2012


Microsoft Rolls Out Windows 8 Operating System. Microsoft  Windows  Windows RT
[3:11 pm]

Microsoft Opens New Windows… for Windows

Nintendo Set to Sell Wii U Game Console at Loss – Company. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  Business
[11:55 am]

Manufacturing Cost of Nintendo Wii U Exceeds Its Retail Prices

Intel: It Will Be Hard to Sell Notebooks without Touchscreens. Intel  Core  Haswell  Ivy Bridge  32nm  22nm  Windows 8
[6:08 am]

Intel Continues to Praise Touchscreens on Laptops

Apple Reports Record Quarter Results amid Lack of Major Product Introductions. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iPod  Mac  Macintosh  iOS  Mac OS
[2:22 am]

Calm Before the Storm: Apple Reports Record Quarter, But a Breakthrough is Ahead

 

Thursday, October 25, 2012


TSMC: 450mm Fabs and EUV Lithography Critically Important for 10nm, 7nm Nodes. TSMC  Semiconductor  450mm  EUV  ASML  7nm  10nm
[10:51 pm]

TSMC to Build Center to Research and Develop 7nm Process Technology, 450mm Manufacturing

Microsoft Expands Subsidized Xbox 360 Plans with New Offerings. Microsoft  Xbox  Kinect
[9:56 pm]

Microsoft Plans to Offer Subsidized Xbox 250GB for $99, Xbox 250GB+Kinect for $149

ARM, AppliedMicro and Red Hat Aim to Develop 64-bit Server Platform. ARM  AppliedMicro  Applied Micro  Red Hat  ARMv8  X-Gene  Linux
[8:28 pm]

ARM, AppliedMicro and Red Had to Co-Develop ARMv8 Server Platform

Apple’s New Ultra-Slim iMac Lacks Optical Disc Drive, Features Hybrid Storage. Apple  iMac  DVD  Blu-ray  Intel  Ivy Bridge  Core  Nvidia  Kepler  Geforce
[7:10 pm]

Apple Gets Rid of Optical Disc Drive in New iMac Desktop PC

Intel Compares ARM to Transmeta, Via: Chipmakers Come and Go, the Strongest Wins. Intel  x86  ARM  Applied Micro  Marvell  Nvidia  Samsung Electronics  Qualcomm  Transmeta  Via Technologies
[4:06 pm]

Intel Believes in the Power of Native x86 and Innovations

AMD Has Six to Ten Windows 8 Tablet Design Wins – Company [UPDATED]. AMD  Hondo  Fusion  Microsoft  Windows 8
[12:13 pm]

AMD Fusion Z-60 APU to Shine at Consumer Electronics Show 2013

TSMC Increases Output of 28nm Chips by Two Times in One Quarter. TSMC  Semiconductor  28nm  40nm  65nm  55nm  80nm  90nm  130nm  150nm  Business
[10:54 am]

28nm Production Now Accounts for 13% of TSMC Revenue

Leading Tech Companies Form Cyber Security Research Alliance. AMD  Honeywell  Intel  Lockheed Martin  RSA  EMC  CSRA
[7:06 am]

AMD, Honeywell, Intel, Lockheed Martin and RSA/EMC Create CSRA

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2012


Apple Debuts Industry’s First 13” Notebook with 2560*1600 Screen Resolution. Apple  macbook  OS X  Mac OS X  Intel  Ivy Bridge
[10:55 pm]

Apple Introduces MacBook Pro 13” with Retina Display

Qualcomm and Project Ray Team Up for Eye-Free Smartphone for Blind. Qualcomm  Project Ray  Snapdragon
[10:32 pm]

Qualcomm and Project Ray Develop Smartphone for Blind

Apple iPad Mini to Turbocharge Market for 7” Tablets – Report. apple  ipad  ios
[8:55 pm]

Small iPad to Have Big Effect on the Market

Nintendo Discloses Wii U Game Console and Software Shipments Projections. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  Business
[8:38 pm]

Nintendo Hopes to Sell 5.5 Million Wii U Consoles, Over 20 Million Games in First Five Months

Sony PlayStation 3 Cracked, Mass Pirated Games Face Their Dawn. Sony  Playstation 3
[7:23 pm]

Hackers Release PlayStation “Master Key”, Enable Rise of Pirated Games

AMD to Set to Make Important Strategy Announcement Next Week. AMD  ATI  Business
[6:21 pm]

AMD to Further Detail Ambidextrous Strategy on Monday

Supply Constraints to Limit Success of Apple iPad Mini – Analyst. Apple  iPad  iOS
[6:16 pm]

Lower Price Point to Cause Supply Constraints for Apple iPad Mini

Bill Gates: Surface Is an Absolutely Great Product. Microsoft  Windows RT  Surface  Windows 8
[3:23 pm]

Microsoft Chairman Thinks Surface RT Bridges PCs and Tablets

 

Tuesday, October 23, 2012


OCZ Adds High Availability and Fault Tolerance Services to Z-Drive R4 SSDs. OCZ  SSD  Nand  Flash  Z-Drive
[10:55 pm]

OCZ Makes VXL Caching Software Version 1.2 Generally Available

Nokia Unleashes Lumia 510 Windows Phone 7.5 Smartphone for Developing Markets. Nokia  Lumia  Windows Phone  Microsoft  Mango  Qualcomm  Snapdragon
[9:52 pm]

Nokia to Sell Lumia 510 with Windows Phone 7.5 for $199 in Developing Countries

Kingston Ships DataTraveler Workspace USB Drive with Windows To Go Certification. Kingston  DataTraveler  DataTraveler Workspace  USB  Windows To Go  Windows 8  Microsoft  Windows
[8:58 pm]

Kingston Ships USB Flash Drive for Windows To Go

Apple Releases Fourth Generation iPad with Extreme Processor, Lightning Connector, Global 4G/LTE. Apple  iPad  iOS
[8:37 pm]

Apple Adds A6X Processor, Lightning Connector, Worldwide 4G/LTE Support to iPad 4 Media Tablet

Asrock Adds Smart Response Technology to Intel X79 High-End Desktop Platform. Intel  Asrock  SSD  HDD  LGA2011  HEDT  Sandy Bridge-E
[7:39 pm]

Asrock’s LGA2011 Platform Gets Smart Response Technology Support

Western Digital Debuts My Passport Enterprise HDDs Certified for Windows To Go. WD  Western Digital  Windows To Go  Windows 8  Microsoft  Windows  My Passport  My Passport Enterprise  HDD
[6:34 pm]

WD Introduces Portable Bootable 500GB Hard Drive

AMD Strengthens FX Microprocessors with Piledriver. AMD  FX  Piledriver  Vishera  Viperfish  32nm  Bulldozer  Zambezi
[6:19 pm]

AMD Introduces FX Chips with Piledriver Micro-Architecture

Apple Introduces iPad Mini Media Tablet for $329. Apple  iPad  iOS
[11:50 am]

Apple Shrinks iPad: 7.9” Screen, A5 Processor, 4G/LTE

 

Monday, October 22, 2012


Western Digital Outlines Three Key Areas for Development. Western Digital  WD  Hitachi GST  HGST  HDD  SSD  NAS
[10:34 pm]

WD: Hybrid Hard Drives, SSDs and NAS are Key Opportunities

AMD Radeon HD 7000 Get 15% Performance Gain, Free Video Game Bundles. AMD  ATI  Radeon  Southern Islands  GCN  Tahiti  Pitcair  Cape Verde
[10:28 pm]

AMD Boost Performance, Adds Top Video Games to Radeon HD 7000-Series Graphics Cards

Nokia Welcomes Microsoft Own-Brand Surface Smartphone. Nokia  Windows Phone  Windows  Windows RT  Surface  Lumia
[9:55 pm]

Nokia’s Stephen Elop Sees Logic in Microsoft’s Own-Brand Smartphone

Fujitsu Introduces World’s First AMD “Hondo” Z-60 Powered Business Tablet. Fujitsu  Stylistic  AMD  Hondo  Fusion
[8:10 pm]

AMD Proclaims First Business Tablet Design Win with AMD “Hondo” Z-60 APU

WD: Major OEMs Show Interest in Hybrid Hard Drives. WD  Western Digital  HDD  SSD  NAND  Flash
[7:40 pm]

Western Digital on Track with Hybrid Drives in 2H 2013

Samsung Display to Cease Supplying LCD Panels to Apple – Report. Samsung  Apple  LCD  Business  iPad  iPhone
[4:02 pm]

Samsung Display and Apple LCD Partnership May End Next Year

Financial Analysts Consider AMD “Un-Investable”, Start to Lose Hope. AMD  Business  ATI
[1:25 pm]

Market Analysts Disappointed with AMD’s Management Mis-Execution

TSMC Lays Process Technology Roadmap Out. TSMC  Semiconductor  20nm  16nm  10nm  FinFET
[6:26 am]

TSMC’s Roadmap Points to 16nm in 2014, 10nm in 2016

 

Friday, October 19, 2012


Apple to Start Selling iPad Mini on November 2 - Report. Apple  iPad  iOS  Amazon  Google  Kindle  Nexus  Samsung  Galaxy Tab
[1:54 pm]

Apple Sets Commercial Release Date for the iPad Mini

4K HDTV Gets Official Name: Ultra High-Definition. Ultra HD  UHD  4K  HDTV  UHDTV
[11:31 am]

Ultra High-Definition Becomes Official Industry-Wide Marketing Term

AMD Considers Its Chances: Outlines Three Growth Opportunities. AMD  Business  Opteron  Radeon  FX  Fusion  Bulldozer  Bobcat  Jaguar  Piledriver  Steamroller  SeaMicro
[8:40 am]

AMD to Focus on Micro-Servers, Embedded Apps and Ultra-Mobile Entry-Level Devices

 

Thursday, October 18, 2012


Google and Samsung Unleash “Chromebook for Everyone” with High-End ARM Processor. Google  Chrome  Chromebook  Samsung  ARM  Cortex  Exynos  Cortex-A15
[10:40 pm]

Samsung’s Chromebook 11.6” for $249 Packs Dual-Core Cortex-A15, 2GB RAM, SSD

Amazon Taps Schools and Business Users with Whispercast for Kindle. Amazon  Kindle  Kindle Fire  E-Book
[8:59 pm]

Amazon to Rival Apple’s iTunes U with Whispercast

AMD Already Tests Next-Gen Low-Power “Kabini” Chip. AMD  Jaguar  Bobcat  x86  Kabini  Kaveri
[7:35 pm]

AMD Has Working Silicon for “Many” 2013 Products

Foxconn: Apple iPhone 5 – Most Complex Device We Have Ever Assembled. Apple  iPhone  Foxconn  Hon Hai
[6:54 pm]

Foxconn Continues to Explain Shortages of Apple iPhone 5

AMD to Cut 15% of Workforce This Quarter, Plans Consolidation of Sites. AMD  ATI  Business
[6:01 pm]

AMD Announces New Restructuring Plan as Sales Hit New Low

Nokia Reports Another Massive Loss, Sales of Smartphones Drop 63% Year-over-Year. Nokia  Lumia  Symbian  Windows Phone  Microsoft
[9:01 am]

Shipments of Nokia Lumia Collapse Quarter-over-Quarter

Asrock Releases Deluxe Intel Z77 Mainboard with Premium Third-Party Controllers. Asrock  Intel  Ivy Bridge
[5:59 am]

Asrock Adds SAS, WiFi, Bluetooth 4, PCI Express 3.0 Switch to Z77 Extreme11 Mainboard

Memory Makers to Slowdown Migration to New Process Technologies, Bit Growth. DRAM  Business  DDR3  2Gb  4Gb  Samsung  Micron  Hynix  Elpida  Nanya  Winbod  Rexchip
[4:33 am]

To Reduce DRAM Capacities, Manufacturers to Slowdown Progress

 

Wednesday, October 17, 2012


Microsoft Defends Low Resolution of Surface Media Tablet on Windows RT. Microsoft  Surface  Windows RT  iPad  Nexus  Google  Apple
[10:52 pm]

Microsoft Claims Low-Resolution Displays on Surface RT Not a Problem

Contract Price of 4GB DDR3 Memory Module Price Drops Below $16 as Demand Falls. DRAM  DDR3  2Gb  4Gb  Business  Samsung  Micron  Hynix  Elpida  Nanya  Winbod  Rexchip
[9:03 pm]

DRAM Prices Down Again as Peak PC Season Ends

Worldwide Smartphone Population Tops 1 Billion - Analysts. Apple  Samsung  Nokia  LG Electronics  iOS  Symbian  Android  Google  HTC  Blackberry  RIM
[8:55 pm]

1/7 of the World's Population Uses Smartphones

ASML and Cymer Provide Status Update Regarding Development of EUV Lithography Tools. ASML  Cymer  Semiconductor  EUV  22nm  20nm  14nm  16nm  Business
[7:37 pm]

ASML Continues to Expect Commercial EUV Tools in 2014

Nvidia Introduces Professional Graphics Accelerators for Cloud Datacenters. Nvidia  Kepler  VGX  Grid  Geforce  Quadro  NVS  iOS  Android
[6:58 pm]

Nvidia Unveils VGX K1 and VGX K2 Graphics Cards for Remote Computing

Microsoft Reveals Xbox 360 Holiday Bundles, Price-Cuts. Microsoft  Xbox  Kinect
[5:29 pm]

Microsoft to Offer Value Xbox 360 Bundles This Holiday Season

Calxeda Set to Introduce 64-Bit ARM Processor for Servers in 2014. Calxeda  EnergyCore  ARM  Cortex  Cortex-A15  ARMv8
[5:11 pm]

Calxeda Discloses Its Long-Term Vision and Mid-Term Roadmap

ASML to Acquire Cymer to Accelerate Development of EUV Technology. ASML  Cymer  Semiconductor  EUV  22nm  20nm  14nm  16nm  Business
[3:07 pm]

ASML to Buy Lithography Light Source Maker

 

Tuesday, October 16, 2012


Intel's Next-Gen Atom "Avoton" Chip for Micro-Servers to Feature Eight-Cores, New Memory Controller - Media. Intel  Avoton  Atom  Silvermont  ValleyView  22nm
[10:54 pm]

Intel to Seriously Boost Performance of Atom "Avoton" for Micro-Servers

Seagate Refreshes Lineup of HDDs for Enterprises. Seagate  constellation  Savvio  HDD
[10:06 pm]

Seagate Updates 7200rpm, 10000rpm Hard Drives

Micron 20nm NAND Flash Powers 44TB Solid-State Storage System for Big Data. Micron  20nm  NAND  flash  Skyera  Skyhawk
[8:55 pm]

Skyera's Skyhawk Uses Micron's MLC NAND for 1U 44TB Big Data Solid-State Storage

Intel to Start Production of Haswell Chips in Q4, Despite Slow Demand. Intel  Haswell  Core  22nm  Sandy Bridge  Ivy Bridge
[8:26 pm]

Intel Reduces Wafer Starts to Cut Costs in Q4 2012

Microsoft Introduces Xbox Music: 30 Million Tracks for Xbox, Windows Devices. Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Live  Xbox Music
[7:39 pm]

Microsoft Launches Xbox Music Service for TVs, Phones, PCs and Tablets

Kingston Celebrates 25th Anniversary. Kingston  DRAM  Business  DDR  DDR2  DDR3  DDR4
[4:45 pm]

Kingston Turns 25 Years Old

Nintendo Cuts Wii Price and Adds Games Ahead of Wii U Launch. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U
[8:38 am]

Nintendo Drops Wii Price, Includes Additional Titles into Bundle

Microsoft Starts to Take Pre-Orders on Surface Windows RT Tablets, Reveals Prices. Microsoft  Surface  Tegra  Nvidia  Windows 8  Windows RT  Apple  iPad  iOS  Google  Android
[7:57 am]

Microsoft Surface Tablets's Prices to Be Comparable with Apple iPad

 

Monday, October 15, 2012


Dell to Continue Offering Windows 7 PCs after Windows 8 Launch. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 7  Dell
[9:32 pm]

Enterprises Still Migrating to Windows 7 from Windows XP, Says Dell

Imagination Technologies to Tailor PowerVR Graphics Cores to Process Technologies. Imagination Technologies  Imagination  ImgTec  PowerVR  TSMC  28nm
[8:59 pm]

Imagination to Boost Performance, Trim Power Consumption by Tailoring Graphics Cores

Researchers Develop 1TB - 2TB Optical Discs. Folio Photonics  Blu-ray  ODD
[8:22 pm]

Folio Photonics Develops High-Capacity Optical Discs

AMD Mulls Massive 10% to 30% Layoffs. AMD  Business  ATI
[7:40 pm]

AMD Plans to Reduce Headcount Once Again

Amazon May Acquire Texas Instruments - Paper. Amazon  TI  Texas Instruments  OMAP  Apple  Samsung  Business
[12:04 pm]

Amazon In Talks to Buy TI Chip Designer

 

Friday, October 12, 2012


Lenovo Becomes World's Largest Maker of PCs amid Market Decline. Lenovo  HP  Dell  ASUS  Apple  Toshiba  Business
[2:42 pm]

PC Market Struggles Ahead of Windows 8 Launch

Microsoft Windows 8 Prices and Packaging Revealed. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Windows RT
[12:01 pm]

Microsoft Windows 8 to Cost $99, Professional Version to Retail for $139

AMD's Forthcoming Flagship FX Processor Available at Ebay. AMD  FX  Vishera  Piledriver  32nm  Bulldozer  Zambezi
[7:02 am]

Unannounced AMD FX-8350 Hits Ebay Auction

Apple Set to Unveil iPad Mini Tablet on October, 23. Apple  iPad  iOS  Amazon  Google  Kindle  Nexus  Samsung  Galaxy Tab
[6:56 am]

Apple Sets Launch Date for iPad Mini: Late October

Seagate Doubts Viability of Helium-Filled Hard Drives. Seagate  HDD  HAMR  SMR  HGST  Western Digital  WD  Hitachi GST
[2:29 am]

Seagate Shows No Solid Plans for Helium-Filled Hard Disks

 

Thursday, October 11, 2012


AMD Secretly Rolls-Out "Steamroller" Support Patch for Compilers. AMD  Bulldozer  Piledriver  Steamroller  28nm
[10:26 pm]

AMD Begins to Prepare for the Third Version of Bulldozer

Amazon Makes No Profit Selling Kindle Tablets, E-Book Readers - Chief Executive. Amazon  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Android  Google  Apple  iOS  iPad
[9:54 pm]

Amazon Sells Kindle Devices at Cost to Popularize Eco-System, Says CEO

Solid-State Drive Shipments Continue to Grow Despite Macroeconomic Issues. SSD  NAND  Flash
[8:54 pm]

Despite Slow Ultrabook Expansion, SSDs Set New Shipments Records

OCZ: Attempt to Sharply Gain Market Share Hurt Financial Performance Significantly. OCZ  SSD  Business
[7:45 pm]

OCZ Further Lowers Revenue Expectations, Projects Substantial Losses for the Quarter

Samsung Officially Launches Galaxy S III Mini Compact Smartphone. Samsung  Galaxy  Android  Google
[7:37 pm]

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Makes Official Debut

OCZ to Rationalize Solid-State Drive Product Lines. OCZ  SSD  Business
[5:55 pm]

OCZ Interested in Differentiation, High-End SSDs

AMD Lowers Earnings Expectations for the Third Quarter. AMD  Business
[5:51 pm]

AMD's Sales in Q3 2012 Dropped by 10% Sequentially

New OCZ Chief Exec to Focus on Innovation, Quality and Profitability. OCZ  SSD  Business
[5:47 pm]

Ralph Schmitt Vows to Make Company's Execution Credible and Consistent

 

Wednesday, October 10, 2012


Venture Capitalist Acquired OnLive for $4.8 Million. OnLive  Gaikai  Sony
[10:56 pm]

Leading Cloud Video Game Streaming Service Was Bought for a Fraction of Cost

ARM Announces On-Chip Interconnect Technology, Memory Controller for Many-Core, Heterogeneous Chips. ARM  Cortex  ARMv8  Calxeda  LSI
[10:03 pm]

ARM Introduces 1Tb/s On-Chip Interconnect for Many-Core, Heterogeneous Microprocessors

WD Quietly Adds 8TB My Book Duo, 4TB My Book External Hard Drives into Lineup. WD  Thunderbolt  My Book  HDD  Western Digital
[8:52 pm]

WD Introduces World's Highest-Capacity Thunderbolt Storage Solution

Lenovo Debuts Family of Advanced Convertibles with Windows 8, Windows RT. Lenovo  ThinkPad  Ideapad  IdeaTab  Yoga  Windows 8  Windows RT  Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  Nvidia
[8:12 pm]

Lenovo Unleashes Hybrid "Yoga" Notebooks-Tablets

LaCie Introduces Extreme-Performance External Drives with Thunderbolt Interface. LaCie  Seagate  Little Big Disk  SSD  Thunderbolt
[2:29 pm]

LaCie Updates Little Bid Disk External Storage with SSD Options for Extreme Performance

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Exposed: Photos and Specs Get Published. Samsung  Galaxy  Android  Google
[11:06 am]

Samsung Galaxy S III Mini Pictured, Detailed

MIT Begins In-Depth Exploration of Lithium-Air Battery Technology. Lithium-Air  MIT
[9:07 am]

Lithium-Air Battery Tech Could Store Four Times More Energy than Today's Accumulators

OCZ Appoints Ex-PLX Executive, Storage System Designer as CEO and President. OCZ  PLX  SSD  NAND  Flash  Business
[5:33 am]

OCZ Technology Appoints New Chief Executive and President

 

Tuesday, October 9, 2012


Microsoft to Continue Offering Own-Brand Hardware and Services, Mimic Apple's Business Approaches. Microsoft  Windows  Xbox  Surface  Apple
[10:40 pm]

Microsoft to Boost Hardware and Services to Provide Premium "Out-of-the-Box" Customer Experience

Lenovo Plans to Increase In-House Manufacturing of Laptops. Lenovo  ThinkPad  Ideapad  Compal  Quanta  Wistron  Business
[8:36 pm]

Lenovo to Boost In-House Manufacturing, May Start Building Its Own Components

Microsoft Kinect for Windows Gets Windows 8 Support, Improved Sensor Access. Kinect  Windows  Xbox  Windows 8
[7:54 pm]

Microsoft Improves Kinect for Windows, Brings Improved Sensor Access

Google and Samsung Team Up for High-End Media Tablet - Report. Google  Samsung  Apple  iPad  Nexus  Android
[7:23 pm]

Google and Samsung to Release Tablet That Outshines Apple iPad 3

TSMC Unveils 20nm and CoWoS Reference Flows for Chip Developers. TSMC  20nm  CoWoS  Semiconductor
[5:43 pm]

TSMC's New Reference Flows Enable Double Patterning, Multi-Die Integration

Calxeda Secures Another Round of Funding. ARM  Calxeda  Cortex  HP
[1:55 pm]

Developer of ARM Chips of Servers Gets $55 Million

Nvidia's Kepler Lands into Mainstream Segment. Nvidia  Kepler  GK106  GK107  28nm  Geforce
[10:19 am]

Nvidia Introduces GeForce GTX 650 Ti

AMD Introduces Its First Accelerated Processing Unit for Media Tablets. AMD  Hondo  Fusion  Windows 8  Microsoft  Bobcat  Radeon
[8:51 am]

AMD Launches Z-60 "Hondo" APU for Tablets

 

Monday, October 8, 2012


Apple Wants to Sell Ten Million iPad Mini in Fourth Quarter. Apple  iPad  iOS  Amazon  Google  Kindle  Nexus  Samsung  Galaxy Tab
[10:37 pm]

Apple Expects High Demand for Smaller iPad - Report

Ultra-Slim PCs to Account for 25% of the Mobile PC Market by 2015 - NPD. NPD
[8:52 pm]

Ultra-Slim Systems Set to Gain Popularity in Coming Years

Foxconn Denies Strikes at iPhone 5 Manufacturing Facilities. Foxconn  Apple  iPhone
[7:57 pm]

Foxconn Workers Protest Strict Quality Control Requirements

Promise Begins to Ship World's Highest-Performance Portable Thunderbolt Storage Solution. Promise  Pegasus  Apple  Thunderbolt  Mac OS  Mac  Macintosh  SSD  NAND  Flash
[5:23 pm]

Promise Pegasus J2 External SSD with Thunderbolt Interface Achieves 750MB/s Read Speeds

 

Friday, October 5, 2012


Microsoft Finalizes the Deal to Bring Millions of E-Books to Windows 8. Barnes & Noble  B&N  Microsoft  Nook  E-Book
[4:32 pm]

Barnes & Noble and Microsoft Form Nook Media to Sell E-Books

Apple Will Require Approval of All Third-Party Lightning Accessories - Report. Apple  iPhone  Lightning  iPad  iPod
[3:22 pm]

Apple to Review All Third-Party Devices for Lightning Infrastructure

Startup Develops Ray-Tracing Graphics Processing Technology for Mobile Devices. Siliconarts  RayCore  GPGPU  Nvidia  Fermi  Geforce  PowerVR  Mali
[1:12 pm]

Siliconarts Develops Real-Time Ray-Tracing Graphics Processing Technology

Microsoft Sets Windows Phone 8 Launch Date. Sony  Sony Ericsson  Windows Phone  Windows  Microsoft
[5:54 am]

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 Comes in Very Late October

 

Thursday, October 4, 2012


Cloud Computing, Hyperscale Datacenters and Extreme Low-Energy Servers - Main Growth Opportunities for Servers. intel  xeon  amd  opteron
[10:55 pm]

Only Innovative Server Makers Will Get High Profit Margins in Coming Years

Apple Co-Founder Calls Company to Port iTunes to Android. Apple  Android  Google  iTunes  iOS  Mac  Macintosh  Windows
[9:58 pm]

Steve Wozniak Wants iTunes on Android Devices

Samsung to Introduce High-End Smaller-Size Galaxy S Smartphone. Samsung  Galaxy  Exynos  Google  Android
[8:26 pm]

Samsung May Introduce Galaxy S III Mini Next Week

Intel Rolls-Out Atom-Based Storage Platform for Small Businesses. Intel  Atom  Saltwell  32nm  NAS  Asustor  QNAP  Thecus
[7:35 pm]

Intel Unveils Milstead Platform for Network Area Storage Devices

HP Has No Plans to Roll-Out New Smartphones in 2013 - Company. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Android  Windows Phone  iOS  Google  Apple  Microsoft  x86  ARM
[5:22 pm]

Hewlett-Packard Admits Lack of Smartphone Strategy

4K HDTVs to Remain Exotic for More Than Five Years, Claim Market Observers. 4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  AMOLED  LCD
[5:03 pm]

4K Will Barely Become Mainstream with LCD, Wait for AMOLED

Pricing of AMD Radeon HD 7700, 7800 Graphics Cards Keeps Dropping [UPDATED]. AMD  ATI  Radeon  GCN  Southern Islands  28nm  Tahiti  Cape Verde  Pitcairn
[8:19 am]

AMD Makes Latest Graphics Adapters More Affordable

Russian Orthodox Christians Swap Apple Logo with Crosses. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iPod  Mac  Macintosh
[2:20 am]

Orthodox Christians Find Apple Logotype "Anti-Christian"

 

Wednesday, October 3, 2012


Nvidia Demands Partners to Validate Own Product Designs. Nvidia  Geforce  EVGA  Kepler  Fermi  EVBot
[10:27 pm]

Nvidia Restricts Levels of Add-In Board Makers Tweaking Freedom

Valve Expands Steam Beyond Games, Starts to Sell Consumer Apps. Valve Software  Steam  Windows  Windows 8  Valve  Microsoft  Linux  Apple  Mac OS
[9:56 pm]

Initial Set of Non-Game Apps in Valve's Steam Does Not Impress

HP Projects Micro-Servers to Account for 15% of Server Market in Three Years. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Moonshot  ARM  Atom  Intel  Centerton  Calxeda  Cortex
[9:23 pm]

HP Expects Cloud/HyperScale Ultra Low-Power Servers to Rapidly Gain Popularity

Apple iPad Mini Enters Production - Report. Apple  iPad  iOS  Amazon  Google  Kindle  Nexus  Samsung  Galaxy Tab
[8:29 pm]

Foxconn Begins to Manufacture Smaller, Cheaper iPad

Qualcomm Joins Heterogeneous System Architecture Foundation. Qualcomm  Snapdragon  AMD  Fusion  GPGPU
[4:44 pm]

AMD-Led HSA Foundation Gains Another Crucial Partner

HP Reveals Turnaround Strategy for All Business Units at Investor Meeting. HP  Business
[4:31 pm]

HP to Concentrate on Cloud, Data Security and IT Services

Nokia Mulls Selling Headquarters to Get Cash. Nokia  Business
[11:57 am]

Nokia Considers to Sell Off Nokia House

Microsoft Boosts Security to New Level, Prepares for the Next Console - Report. Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Next  Loop  Durango  Kinect  Xbox Live  Xbox TV  Windows 8  Windows Phone  SmartGlass
[10:52 am]

New Security Measures in Microsoft Redmond Campus Points to Incoming Next-Gen Console

 

Tuesday, October 2, 2012


Sharp Initiates Production of 5” Full-HD Screens. Sharp
[10:07 pm]

Sharp Pixel Density Record with 5”/1080p Display

TDK to Start Making Heads for TAMR-Based Hard Drives in 2014. TDK  HDD  TAMR  HAMR  Seagate  Toshiba  Western Digital  WD
[9:05 pm]

TDK Demos Magnetic Head for Thermal-Assisted Recording

Startup Develops x86 Emulator for ARM Microprocessors. ARM  x86  Elbrus  Xeon  Opteron  Intel  AMD  Applied Micro  Calxeda  Cavium  Marvell  Nvidia  Samsung
[8:25 pm]

ARM May Get Serious Weapon Against x86

IBM and Globalfoundries to Use High-Productivity Combinatorial Tech for Development of Next-Gen Nodes. IBM  Lenovo  Intermolecular  Semiconductor  10nm  14nm
[7:58 pm]

IBM and Globalfoundries Team Up with Intermolecular for Next-Gen Nodes

Lenovo Restarts PC Manufacturing in the United States. Lenovo  ThinkPad  ThinkCentre
[7:34 pm]

Lenovo to Open Computer Manufacturing Line in North Carolina

AMD Formally Launches A-Series "Trinity" Accelerated Processing Units. AMD  Trinity  Fusion  32nm  Llano  Globalfoundries  Radeon  Piledriver
[9:27 am]

AMD Prices A-Series "Trinity" APUs at $53 - $122

 

Monday, October 1, 2012


Only Ten Million of Ultrabooks Set to Be Shipped in 2012 - Analysts. Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  Haswell
[10:50 pm]

Market Observers Slash Ultrabooks Forecast in Half

Sony Admits Challenges with Managing Resources Between PlayStation 3 and PlayStation 4. Sony  PlayStation  Orbis
[9:54 pm]

Sony to Continue Supporting PlayStation 3 After PlayStation 4 Hits the Market

Intel to Boost Number of Cores Inside Next-Gen Xeon, Core Extreme Microprocessors. Intel  Ivy Bridge  Ivy Bridge-E  Ivy Bridge-EP  Core  Xeon  HEDT
[8:59 pm]

Intel's Ivy Bridge-E/EP to Have Up to Twelve Cores

AMD Teams Up with Oracle to Explore Heterogeneous Computing for Servers. AMD  Oracle  Opteron  Sun
[12:31 pm]

AMD and Oracle to Jointly Investigate Heterogeneous Computing for Servers

Sharp Produces Adequate Volumes of iPhone 5 Screens - Company. Sharp  Apple  iPhone  iOS
[7:41 am]

Sharp Insists in Adequate Production of Apple iPhone 5 Screens

DRAM Makers Continue to Suffer as DRAM Price Falls. DRAM  DDR3  2Gb  4Gb  Business  Samsung  Micron  Hynix  Elpida  Nanya  Winbod  Rexchip
[12:32 am]

4GB DDR3 DRAM Module's Price Drops to $16.25