News Archive

January, 2013
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Thursday, January 31, 2013

Nintendo Will Not Pursue Cost-Cutting Methods to Boost Wii U Sales. Nintendo  Wii U  Wii  Business  Playstation  Xbox
[1:59 pm]

Nintendo Has No Plans to Cut Wii U Price Anytime Soon

Imagination Ships Caustic Second-Generation R2500 and R2100 Ray-Tracing Accelerators. Imagination  Caustic
[1:57 pm]

Imagination Unveils R2500 and R2100 Interactive Ray-Tracing Accelerators

Nvidia Tesla-Accelerated Supercomputer Sets Record in Energy Efficiency. Nvidia  Intel  Tesla  Kepler  GK110  Xeon  Xeon Phi  Sandy Bridge-EP  Eurotech  Cineca  Eurora  Aurora Tigon
[1:50 pm]

Hybrid Supercomputer Sets New Energy Efficiency Milestone: 3150MFLOPS/W

Qualcomm Finally Sees Unconstrained Supply of 28nm Chips. Qualcomm  Snapdragon  28nm  TSMC  Business
[1:45 pm]

Qualcomm Reports Record Results as 28nm Products Supply Constraints Come to End

Google Discloses Google Glass Specifications to FCC. Google  Glass  Google Glass  Android
[1:41 pm]

Google Glass Hardware Design Revealed

Sony to Unleash PlayStation 4 on February 20. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Odin  Omni  Blu-Ray  4K  UHD
[12:48 pm]

Sony Advises to “See the Future” on February 20

BlackBerry Unveils First BB10 Smartphones: Z10 and Q10. BlackBerry  RIM  BlackBerry 10  BB10  Qualcomm  Texas Instruments  OMAP  Snapdragon
[11:58 am]

BlackBerry Launches Two Smartphones on New Operating System

First Alleged Performance Result of Nvidia GeForce GTX 780 “Titan” Leaks to Web. Nvidia  GeForce  GK110  GK104  GK114  28nm  Kepler
[10:40 am]

Nvidia’s Next-Gen Flagship: Single-Chip Monster or Dual-Chip Dragon?


Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Google Shows Google Glass to Developers at Secret Events. Google  Google Glass  Glass  Android
[1:59 pm]

Google Starts to Hand Google Glass to Developers Under Cover of Secrecy

Research in Motion Changes Its Name to BlackBerry. Blackberry  RIM
[1:57 pm]

RIM Rebrands Itself After Smartphone Platform

Valve Software Sees Apple as Major Threat for Steam Box Console Initiative. Steam Box  Valve  Playstation  Xbox  Wii U  Nintendo  Xbox Next  Sony  Windows  Linux  Steam
[1:45 pm]

Gabe Newell Does Not Consider Dedicated Game Consoles as Major Threat

Michael Dell to Retain Control over Company After Privatization. Dell  Silver Lake  Business  Microsoft
[1:42 pm]

Founder to Gain Influence on Dell As a Result of Privatization

Half a Million of 4K UHD TVs to Be Shipped This Year - Analysts. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Sony  LG  Samsung  Sharp  Funai  Vizio  Westinghouse
[1:04 pm]

Shipments of 4K UHD TVs to Reach 7 Million in 2016

Nintendo Sells Three Million Wii U Consoles Since Launch. Nintendo  3DS  Wii U  Wii  3DS XL
[12:42 pm]

Nintendo Lowers Hardware Shipments Forecasts as Sales Miss Targets

First Alleged Benchmark Results of Intel Core i “Haswell” Processor Hit the Web. Intel  Core  HAswell  22nm  Ivy Bridge
[8:06 am]

Web-Site Publishes Intel Core i “Haswell’s Test Results in Mathematically-Intensive Applications

Ex-Kinect Game Developer Leaves Microsoft for Sony. Kinect  Microsoft  Sony  Rare
[4:32 am]

Sony Hires Ex-Microsoft Kinect Game Desiner


Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Japanese Government to Launch 4K UHDTV Broadcasting in 2014. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Eutelsat  NHK  Super Hi-vision  8K
[1:59 pm]

Japanese to Launch 4K UHDTV Broadcasting in 2014, Test 8K UHDTV in 2016

Sharp First to Bring “Affordable” 4K Display to the USA. Sharp  4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV
[1:55 pm]

Sharp to Sell 4K IGZO Display in the U.S. This Year

Acer Preps Aggressively Priced 8” and 10” Media Tablets This Year. Acer  Google  Android  Mediatek  ARM  Iconia  Amazon  Kindle  Nook  Nexus  ASUS
[1:50 pm]

Acer to Use MediaTek Quad-Core System-on-Chips for Low-Cost Media Tablets

Globalfoundries Expected to Apply for Permission to Build Fab 8 Module 2. Globalfoundries  Semiconductor  450mm  300mm  14nm  20nm  28nm  32nm  EUV
[1:46 pm]

Globalfoundries to Start Making Preparations for Assumed 450mm Fab Shortly

Microsoft Seeking Influence on Dell in Case of Investment - Report. Microsoft  Dell  Silver Lake  Business
[1:25 pm]

Microsoft Wants Dell to Use Windows After Becoming Private Company

Alleged Specifications of AMD Fusion S-Series “Richland” Point to Clock-Speed Increase. AMD  Richland  Trinity  32nm  Piledriver  Radeon  Fusion
[12:45 pm]

Desktop AMD A-Series “Richland” APUs to Offer Higher Performance Thanks to Frequency Boost

Apple Confirms Launch of iPad Tablets with 128GB of Storage. Apple  ipad  ios
[8:09 am]

Apple Increases iPad’s Storage Capacity to 128GB

Hewlett-Packard Plans to Jump on Chromebooks Bandwagon. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Chrome  Google  Chromebook  Intel  Celeron
[7:36 am]

HP Reportedly Readies Chromebook with Large Screen

HGST Reveals World’s Highest Capacity 10K Hard Disk Drive. WEstern Digital  WD  HGST  Ultrastar  10K  10000rpm  HDD
[5:45 am]

Western Digital’s Division Presents New Ultrastar 10K High-Capacity HDDs

AMD Introduces Low-Cost Quad-Core FX “Vishera” Microprocessor. AMD  Vishera  FX  32nm  Globalfoundries  Piledriver  Bulldozer
[4:02 am]

AMD Adds FX-4130 Microprocessor into Lineup


Monday, January 28, 2013

Belkin: Acquisition of Linksys Will Result in Ultimate Networking Products. Belkin  Linksys  Cisco  Wi-Fi
[1:59 pm]

When It Comes to Belkin and Linksys, 1+1=3, Says Chief Technology Officer of Belkin

Apple Preps iPad with 128GB of Storage Space. Apple  iPad  iOS
[1:55 pm]

Apple to Offer Ultimate iPad with 128GB of NAND Flash

STEC Introduces 2TB Solid-State Drives, New Version of Caching Software. STEC  SSD  PCIe  SAS  NAND  Flash
[1:51 pm]

STEC Debuts 2TB SSDs with SAS, PCIe Interfaces, New EnhanceIO Version Improves Latency, Data Integrity

Acer Group: Shipments of Chromebooks Turn Out to Be Solid. Acer  Google  Chrome  Chromebook  Celeron  Intel  Windows 8  Microsoft  Windows
[1:48 pm]

Google Chrome-Based Laptops Can Successfully Compete with Windows-Powered Notebooks

Intel Not Rushing Atom SoCs with Baseband Capabilities to Market. 4G/LTE  Intel  Atom  Infineon  4G  LTE
[1:44 pm]

First Intel Atom SoCs with 4G/LTE Due in 2014

Qualcomm and Imec to Continue Shaping Semiconductor Technology Roadmap. Qualcomm  Imec  Semiconductor
[1:05 pm]

Qualcomm and Imec to Sustain Collaboration on Process Technologies

Rambus Introduces R+ LPDDR3 Memory Architecture. Rambus  DRAM  LPDDR3  R+  R+ LPDDR3
[12:19 pm]

Rambus R+ Boosts Speed, Reduces Power Consumption of LPDDR3

Seagate and Virident Team Up for Enterprise-Class PCI Express SSDs. Virident  Seagate  SSD  NAND  Flash  PCIe  PCI Express
[8:15 am]

Companies to Jointly Develop Next-Generation NAND Flash-based PCIe Solutions

ITU Approves Final Version of H.265/HEVC Codec for Ultra High-Definition Video. ITU  Blu-ray  4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  HEVC
[4:25 am]

ITU Members Agree on H.265/HEVC Video Codec

Intel Unveils mSATA Solid-State Drives for Ultrabooks, Low-Power Applications. Intel  SSD  SAndForce  LSI  NAND  Flash  mSATA
[3:32 am]

Intel Reveals Extreme-Performance mSATA SSDs for Ultrabooks


Saturday, January 26, 2013

Panasonic Shows Off 20” Tablet with 4K Screen Resolution. Panasonic  Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8
[2:40 am]

Panasonic Demos 4K Tablet Concept with Microsoft Windows 8


Friday, January 25, 2013

AMD and GizmoSphere Launch Board for Embedded Systems Inventors and Hobbyists. AMD  Brazos  Ontario  Gizmo  GizmoSphere  Bobcat  Radeon
[7:04 am]

GizmoSphere Introduces AMD Brazos-Based Mainboard for Enthusiasts

Qualcomm Set to Develop Server ARM-Based System-on-Chips. Qualcomm  ARM  ARMv8  Cortex  AMD  Applied Micro  Cavium  Calxeda  Marvell  Nvidia  Samsung
[5:32 am]

Qualcomm Enters Race for Server-Grade ARM Chips

Intel: Final Decision Regarding Conversion of Fab 24 Has Not Been Made. Intel  Semiconductor  300mm  14nm
[4:09 am]

Ireland Okays New Intel Fab, But Intel’s Plans Not Finalized

Sony PlayStation 4 to Feature Game Controller with Capacitive TouchPad. Sony  Playstation  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[3:09 am]

Sony Develops New Controller for Next-Generation PlayStation


Thursday, January 24, 2013

University Professor Develops Cheaper and Greener Way to Produce Silicon. Semiconductor
[1:59 pm]

New Silicon Production Method Could Slash Chip Prices

Logitech Radically Cuts-Down Product Lines, Initiates Restructuring. Logitech  Playstation  Xbox  Wii
[1:58 pm]

Logitech to Stop Producing Console Accessories, Remote Controls, Security Appliances

Electronic Arts Unleashes Alpha Version of Origin System for Apple Mac. Apple  Mac  Macintosh  Electronic Arts  Origin  Steam  Nvidia  GeForce  AMD  Radeon
[1:57 pm]

Apple Macintosh Could Finally Get Battlefield, Crysis, Mass Effect and Need for Speed

Safaricom Launches World’s First Cost-Efficient Yolo Smartphone with Intel Inside. Intel  Lexington  Clover Trail+  Atom  32nm
[1:55 pm]

Intel Atom Z2420-Based Safaricom Yolo Smartphone Available for $125 in Kenya

Belkin to Acquire Cisco’s Linksys Home Networking Business. Belkin  Linksys  Cisco  Wi-Fi
[1:53 pm]

Belkin to Expand Networking Business with the Acquisition of Linksys

Specifications of Sony PlayStation 4 Development Kit Get Published. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[1:51 pm]

PlayStation 4 Software Development Kit Confirms PC Nature of Next-Gen Console

Lenovo Eyes RIM to Gain Presence on Smartphone Market. Lenovo  RIM  Blackberry
[6:32 am]

Lenovo Could Bid for Smartphone Maker to Boost Mobile Business Unit

Average Selling Prices of Hard Disk Drives Gradually Returning to Historical Levels. Seagate  WD  Western Digital  HDD  Business
[5:38 am]

Overpriced Hard Disk Drives Seem to Be Things of the Past


Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Apple Sells Two Million Apple TV Set Top Boxes in One Quarter. Apple  Apple TV  iOS  Siri  HDTV
[11:57 pm]

Apple’s “Hobby Business” Device Slowly Becomes Viable Business

SanDisk’s Solid-State Drive Shipments Triple Year-over-Year. SanDisk  SSD  NAND  Flash  Business
[1:58 pm]

SanDisk’s SSD Business Grows at Rapid Pace

Apple: We Are Not Interested in Revenue for the Sake of Revenue. Apple  iPad  iPhone  iPod  Macintosh  Mac  macbook  MacBook Air  MacBook Pro  Business
[1:57 pm]

Apple Again Downplays Low-Cost iPhone, iPad

Mass Availability of WD’s Solid-State Hybrid Drive Slips to 2014. WD  Western Digital  HDD  HHD  SSHD  Acer  Asus
[1:56 pm]

PC Makers Set to Adopt Western Digital’s SSHDs Only in 2014

Apple Reports Record Shipments of iPad and iPhone amid Declines of Mac and iPod Sales. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iPod  Mac  Macintosh  iOS  Mac OS
[1:55 pm]

Apple Sets Another Sales Record with $54.5 Billion in Quarterly Revenue

Solid-State Drive Market to Double in 2013 – Report. SSD  NAND  Flash  Business  OCZ  Samsung  Corsair  Plextor  Micron  Crucial  Toshiba  SanDisk
[1:54 pm]

Ultrabooks and Declining Prices to Drive Demand to SSDs

WD’s Revenue Down as Hard Drives Unit Sales Drop. Western Digital  WD  HDD  Business
[1:53 pm]

Western Digital’s Q2 Revenue Dows to $3.8 Billion, HDD Shipments Drop to 59.2 Million

Samsung Displays Exceeds 300 Million OLED Panel Production Mark. Samsung  OLED
[1:23 pm]

Cumulative Shipments of Samsung’s OLED Panels Exceeds 300 Million

AMD Expects Game Consoles to Account for Nearly 20% of Revenue This Year. AMD  Jaguar  Fusion  Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[12:57 pm]

AMD May Change Business Model with Next-Generation Game Consoles

Nokia Readies Lumia Smartphone with 41MP PureView Camera - Reports. Nokia  Lumia  Windows Phone  Windows Phone 8  PureView  Microsoft  Carl Zeiss
[10:08 am]

Nokia to Wed Windows Phone 8 and 41MP Camera


Tuesday, January 22, 2013

AMD Loses $1.18 Billion in 2012 Amid Major Decline in Revenue. AMD  ATI  Radeon  Fusion  FX  Opteron  Trinity  Piledriver  Vishera  Business
[1:56 pm]

AMD Reports Negative Results for the Fourth Quarter and Whole 2012

Microsoft Discusses $3 Billion Investment into Dell. Microsoft  Dell  Silver Lake  Business
[1:50 pm]

Microsoft Could Invest $3 Billion into PC Maker Dell

Sony Questions Necessity to Release Next-Gen Console First. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[1:48 pm]

Microsoft’s Xbox Next Could Launch Earlier than PlayStation 4

AMD to Refresh Radeon HD Family, Introduce New Game Bundle Deals in First Half of 2013. AMD  Radeon  Sea Islands  ATI  28nm  GCN
[1:45 pm]

AMD Preps New “Never Settle” Free Video Games Promotion This Quarter, New Radeon HD 8000 "Sea Islands" in First Half

AMD Recruits Chip Veterans from Apple, Qualcomm to Diversify Beyond PCs. AMD  Business
[1:16 pm]

AMD Makes Additional Hires to Address New Markets

Micron Reveals New P400m Solid-State Drive for Data Center Servers. Micron  SSD  NAND  Flash  25nm  Marvell  MLC  MLC-HET
[12:27 pm]

Micron Debuts Specially-Designed P400m SSDs for Data Centers

Intel to Exit Traditional Desktop Mainboards Business to Focus on Innovative Form-Factors. intel  NUC  Haswell  Core
[8:21 am]

Intel to Gradually Shut Down Desktop Motherboards Business in Three Years

Microsoft Sets Release Date for Surface Pro Business Tablet. Microsoft  Surface  Windows 8
[8:19 am]

Microsoft’s Surface Tablet with Windows 8 Pro to Become Available in February


Monday, January 21, 2013

Toshiba Ships 26 Millionth Hard Drive for Automotive Industry. Toshiba  HDD
[1:59 pm]

Toshiba Ships 26 Million Automotive-Grade HDDs in Thirteen Years

Management of ST-Ericsson Explores Ways to Sell the Company. ST-Ericsson  STMicroelectronics  NovaThor  Texas Instruments
[1:58 pm]

Yet Another Independent Maker of Mobile System-on-Chips May Cease to Exist

Microsoft Xbox Next and PlayStation 4 to Feature Eight-Core AMD Jaguar Microprocessors – Report. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[1:51 pm]

Next-Gen Video Game Consoles to Utilize Yet-Unreleased AMD Microprocessor Technology

Nvidia’s Next-Generation GK110-Based GeForce Code-Name “Titan”. Nvidia  Tesla  GK110  Kepler  Geforce  Quadro  28nm
[1:49 pm]

Nvidia’s New GeForce “Titan” Single-Chip Flagship Graphics Card to Take Performance to Next Level

TSMC: Demand for 20nm Chips Will Be Higher Than Demand for 28nm Chips Nowadays. TSMC  20nm  Semiconductor  300mm  28nm
[1:10 pm]

TSMC Foresees Rapid Ramp of 20nm Capacities in 2013 and 2014

Researchers Develop “Metamaterial” For All-Seeing Image Sensor.
[7:57 am]

Novel Sensor Provides Bigger Picture

Total Available Market for Micro-Servers to Reach $26.55 Billion in 2018 – Analysts. x86  ARM  AMD  SeaMicro  Intel  Hewlett-Packard  HP  Dell  Applied Micro  Calxeda  Fujitsu  Samsung  Marvell  Jaguar  Atom
[7:34 am]

Micro-Servers Expected to Become Major Business for Major Companies


Sunday, January 20, 2013

TSMC’s Sales of 28nm Chips in Fourth Quarter Totaled Nearly $1 Billion. TSMC  Semiconductor  28nm  40nm  65nm  55nm  80nm  90nm  130nm  150nm  Business
[11:30 pm]

28nm Chips Now Represent Nearly a Quarter of TSMC’s Wafer Revenue


Saturday, January 19, 2013

Financial Analyst Publishes Presumable Apple’s Roadmap for 2013. Apple  iPhone  iPad  iPod
[4:16 am]

Alleged Apple’s 201 Roadmap Points to Refreshes and New Devices, No Breakthroughs

Intel: PC Form-Factors Are Blurring. Intel  Haswell  Broadwell  22nm
[3:26 am]

Traditional PC Business Faces Huge Changes


Friday, January 18, 2013

Sharp Cuts Production of Apple iPad’s Display as Demand Shifts to iPad Mini. Apple  Sharp  iPad  iOS  Samsung  LG
[11:18 pm]

Sharp’s Reduction of iPad Screen’s Shipments May Signal Demand Shift

Intel Demonstrates Industry’s First Fully Patterned 450mm Wafer: Photos. Intel  450mm  Semiconductor
[7:44 am]

Intel Shows Off First Fruit of Broad Industry 450mm Collaboration

Intel to Start Building First Dedicated 450mm Fab This Year. Intel  450mm  Semiconductor
[6:58 am]

Intel Reserves $2 Billion on Start of 450mm Fab Construction

Intel on Track to Start Making 14nm “Broadwell” Chips in 2013. Intel  14nm  300mm  Core  Broadwell  Semiconductor
[5:40 am]

Intel Begins Transition to 14nm Manufacturing Process This Year

Sony’s PlayStation 4 to Feature 50% Higher Compute Power Compared to Xbox Next – Rumour. Sony  Playstation  Xbox  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis
[4:17 am]

Sony’s PS4 Could End Up to Be More Powerful than Microsoft’s Xbox Next


Thursday, January 17, 2013

Preparations for Dell’s Buyout at Full Swing. Dell  Silver Lake  TPG  Business
[1:59 pm]

Silver Lake Attempts to Finalize Bidding Group for Dell

Moody’s Slams Hewlett-Packard for Underinvesting into R&D. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Business
[1:19 pm]

HP’s Revenue Growth May Slowdown Due to R&D Underinvestment – Moody’s

Intel’s Revenue Down Year-over-Year as Demand for PCs Slows Down. Business  Intel  Core  Xeon  Atom  Pentium  Celeron
[1:03 pm]

Intel Earns $53.3 Billion in 2012 amid Declines on PC Market

Tablet PC Market Forecast to Surpass Notebooks in 2013 – Analysts. Apple  Amazon  B&N  iPad  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Samsung  Galaxy Tab  Nook  ASUS  Android  Google  iOS
[12:59 pm]

Shipments of Tablets Could Climb to 240 Million This Year

Intel Starts Production of Next-Generation Haswell Microprocessors. Intel  Haswell  Broadwell  22nm
[12:36 pm]

Intel Begins to Make Core i 4000 “Haswell” Central Processing Units

Nintendo Set to Merge Handheld and Console Divisions in February. Nintendo  Wii  Wii U  3DS  DS
[11:07 am]

Nintendo to Unify Console Development Divisions

Corsair Super-Sizes Hydro Liquid Coolers to Maximize Performance. Corsair  Hydro  AMD  Intel
[10:28 am]

Corsair Adds Extra-Large Radiators and Fans to Closed-Loop Liquid Coolers

Asustek Computer Shows Interest in Windows Phone 8 Platform. ASUS  Microsoft  Windows 8  Windows  Windows Phone 8  Windows Phone  Padfone
[9:45 am]

Asustek Plans to Unleash Own-Brand Smartphones in the U.S.

Lenovo Unveils Its First Chromebook: ThinkPad X131e for Schools. Lenovo  ThinkPad  Google  Chrome
[7:10 am]

Lenovo Announces First Ever ThinkPad for Students


Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Fully-Custom Hardware for Game Consoles Not Feasible Anymore – Head of Nvidia. Nvidia  Sony  Microsoft  Nintendo  Playstation  Xbox  Wii  Xbox Next  Wii U  Orbis  Odin  Omni  Geforce  AMD  Radeon  ATI
[1:51 pm]

Jen-Hsun Huang: The Age of Exclusive Game Console Hardware Is Over

Fusion-io Debuts 3.2TB Ultra High-End Solid-State Drives for Hyperscale and Cloud Businesses. Fusion-io  SSD  PCI Express  NAND  Flash
[1:10 pm]

Fusion-io Announces PCI Express SSDs for High-Volume Customers

AMD Introduces Modular "Roadrunner" Server Platform That Simplifies Data Centers. AMD  Ruadrunner  Opteron  Piledriver  Bulldozer  Abu Dhabi  Interlagos
[12:07 pm]

AMD’s Open 3.0 Platform to Let IT Professionals to Quickly Optimize Servers for Specific Workloads

TSMC, GlobalFoundries and Samsung Lead Chip Foundry Rankings in 2012. TSMC  GlobalFoundries  Samsung  UMC  300mm  Semiconductor  IBM  SMIC
[11:56 am]

GlobalFoundries and Samsung Leave UMC Behind, TSMC Still Leads Contract Semiconductor Market

Sharp in Talks to Sell Chinese TV Plant to Lenovo Group – Report. Sharp  Lenovo  Foxconn  Qualcomm  Business  HDTV  TV
[10:39 am]

Lenovo May Buy TV Assembly Plant from Sharp

Researchers: Amazon’s Kindle Can Be Profitable, But Only Under Certain Circumstances. Amazon  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Kindle Fire HD
[9:58 am]

Amazon Needs $3 of Monthly Margin from Apps to Achieve 20% Profit from Kindle Fire

Unit Shipments of PC Microprocessors to Rise 3.2% This Year – Report. Intel  AMD  Via Technologies  x86  ARM  IDC  Business
[7:48 am]

PC Microprocessor Revenues in 2013 to Rise 1.6% Compared to 2012, Says IDC

Intel Unleashes Rack Server Design with Silicon Photonics Interconnections. Intel  Facebook  Xeon  Atom
[6:27 am]

Intel and Facebook Collaborate on Disaggregated Rack-Scale Server Architecture

AMD Accuses Former Employees of Revealing Secrets to Nvidia. AMD  Nvidia  Business  ATI  Geforce  Radeon
[4:57 am]

AMD Sues Former Employees, Who Left for Nvidia


Tuesday, January 15, 2013

Ex-Apple CEO: Apple Must Take Advantage of Emerging Markets’ Growth. Apple  iPad  iPhone  iPod  Macintosh  Mac  MacBook  MacBook Air  MacBook Pro  Business
[1:58 pm]

John Sculley Thinks Apple Needs to Address Emerging Markets with Low-Cost Gadgets

Foremay Debuts World’s First 2TB Solid-State Drives in 2.5” Form-Factor. Foremay  SSD  NAND  Flash
[1:57 pm]

Foremay Announces 2TB SSD for Mission-Critical Applications

GlobalFoundries Touts $10 Billion Fab 8 Module 2. GlobalFoundries  Semiconductor  300mm  450mm  14nm  20nm  28nm  32nm  EUV
[1:56 pm]

GlobalFoundries Looks Forward Second Module of Fab 8

Lenovo to Split into Two Global Products Groups – Report. Lenovo  ThinkPad  IdeaPad  Business
[1:54 pm]

Lenovo to Divide into Think Business Group and Lenovo Business Group

LG Readies Windows Phone 8-Based Smartphones, Increases Shipments Projections - Report. LG  LG Electronics  Microsoft  Windows Phone 8  Nokia  Huawei  Samsung  HTC  Lenovo  ZTE  Windows Phone
[1:42 pm]

LG Selects Windows Phone 8 Platform amid Growing Shipments of Smartphones

Intel to Discuss Games with Human Interfaces at Forthcoming Conference. Intel  Haswell  Ivy Bridge  Rockwell  Broadwell
[12:56 pm]

Intel to Teach Game Developers to Create Games for Ultrabooks

Microsoft and Sony May Reveal First Details About Next-Generation Consoles in March. Microsoft  Xbox  Sony  PlayStation  Xbox Next  Loop  Durango  Orbis  Odin  Omni
[12:26 pm]

Microsoft and Sony to Organize Dedicated Events for Next-Gen Consoles

MediaTek to Integrate PowerVR SGX 5 Graphics into TV-Sets. MediaTek  PowerVR  Imagination  Imagination Technologies
[7:24 am]

MediaTek Licenses Advanced Graphics Processor for TV SoCs

Valve to Talk Head-Mounted Display Research, Virtual Reality Ports at GDC 2013. Valve  Steam
[6:48 am]

Valve to Reveal Details About Team Fortress 2 VR and Head-Mounted Display Research


Monday, January 14, 2013

Blu-Ray Discs May Carry Ultra High-Definition Movies. Blu-ray  4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  HEVC  BDXL
[1:56 pm]

Blu-Ray Disc Association Explores Feasibility of 4K Movies on Blu-Ray

Asustek Introduces Affordable MeMo Pad for $149. Asus  MeMo Pad  Google  Android  Nexus
[1:54 pm]

Asus Rolls-Out Cost-Efficient Media Tablet

Cumulative Sales of Samsung Galaxy S-Series Hits 100 Million Units. Samsung  Galaxy  Android  Google  Apple  iPhone
[1:30 pm]

Shipments of Samsung’s Flagship Android Smartphones Hit 100 Million

Dell Reportedly Interested in Going Private. Dell  Business  TPG  Silver Lake
[12:35 pm]

Dell Wants to Become Private Company

New Generation Game Consoles Not Expected to Set New Price Records – Analyst. Microsoft  Xbox  Sony  Playstation  Loop  Durango  Odin  Omni  Orbis  AMD  Radeon  Xbox Next
[6:52 am]

Microsoft and Sony to Sell Next-Gen Consoles for $350 - $400

Toshiba Expects Half of Mobile HDDs to Become Hybrid in Two Years. Toshiba  HDD  SSD  NAND  Flash  HHD
[3:16 am]

Toshiba Foresees Bright Future for Hybrid Hard Drives


Sunday, January 13, 2013

Eutelsat Launches Europe’s First Dedicated Ultra HD Channel. 4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV  Eutelsat
[10:51 pm]

Eutelsat Start Broadcasting of Channel in 4K Resolution


Friday, January 11, 2013

Asrock, AMD, Cooler Master and Kingston Kick Start Worldwide Overclocking Championship. Asrock  AMD  Trinity  Llano  32nm
[1:34 pm]

Asrock and AMD Want to Skyrocket Fusion A-Series “Trinity” APUs

Lenovo Confirms Windows Phone 8 Smartphone Plans. Lenovo  ThinkPad  Windows Phone  Android  Google  Windows Phone 8  Microsoft
[5:30 am]

Lenovo: We Will Release Windows Phone 8 Smartphone if Customers Want One

New Micron and Crucial M500 SSDs Offer 960GB Capacity for Under $600. Micron  Crucial  SSD  20nm  NAND  Flash
[3:15 am]

Micron and Crucial Introduced New M500 SSDs with 20nm NAND Flash Inside

Asustek Weds AMD FX Platform with PCI Express 3.0 in New Mainboard. ASUS  AMD  FX  PCI Express  Vishera  Piledriver  32nm
[12:43 am]

Asus to Release Socket AM3+ Mainboard with PCI Express 3.0


Thursday, January 10, 2013

One Laptop Per Child Organization Announces Three New Products. OLPC  Google  Android
[1:59 pm]

OLPC Reveals Android Learning Suite, XO Tablet and New XO Laptop

AMD Not Interested in Google Android Tablets, Will Stick to Windows 8. AMD  Fusion  Hondo  Temash  Windows 8  Microsoft  Android  Google
[1:59 pm]

AMD: We Will Not Support Google Android with Our Chips

Last Quarter’s Sales of Nokia Lumia Exceeded Expectations. Nokia  Lumia  Microsoft  Windows Phone  Windows Phone 8
[1:59 pm]

Nokia Sells Over 4 Million of Windows Phone-Based Lumia Smartphones in Q4 2012

Samsung Shows Off Flexible OLED Display. Samsung  OLED  AMOLED  Galaxy  Microsoft  Youm
[1:48 pm]

Samsung Demonstrates “Youm” Flexible Displays

Apple Executive Denies Plans to Develop Low-Cost iPhone. Apple  iPhone  iOS  MacBook  iPad
[1:23 pm]

Apple Has No Plans to Create Low-Cost iPhone to Grab Market Share

Crucial Demos DDR4 Memory Modules, Plans to Ship in Late 2013. Crucial  Ballistix  DDR4  DRAM
[8:38 am]

Crucial Shows Off Ballistix DDR4 Memory Modules for Enthusiasts

Kingston Preps to Ship 512GB, 1TB DataTraveler HyperX Predator USB Flash Drives. Kingston  DataTraveler  HyperX  NAND  USB  Flash
[6:02 am]

Kingston Shows Off Industry’s Largest 1TB USB Flash Drive

Samsung Unleashes Exynos 5 Octa: World’s First Eight-Core Mobile Chip. Samsung  Cortex  Big.Little  ARM  28nm  Exynos
[4:47 am]

Samsung Reveals Exynos 5 Octa Big.Little Processor With 4+4 Cores

Mushkin Rolls-Out Thunder USB Flash Drive with SandForce Controller. Mushkin  NAND  Flash  SSD  SandForce  USB
[3:24 am]

Mushkin Introduces USB Flash Stick with 380MB/s Read/Write Speeds


Wednesday, January 9, 2013

Wi-Fi 802.11ad to Enable Multi-Gigabit Data-Rates. Wi-Fi
[11:35 pm]

802.11ad and 60GHz Band to Enable Up to 7Gb/s Wi-Fi Speeds

Acer Set to Offer Retina-Class Displays with Select Laptops. Acer  Apple  Retina  MacBook Pro
[5:56 pm]

Acer Readies Notebooks with 2880*1620 Screen Resolution

Vizio Introduces World’s Second AMD Z-60-Based Tablet. Vizio  AMD  Windows 8  Hondo  Fusion  Radeon
[1:59 pm]

Vizio to Release Windows 8-Based Tablet with AMD Inside

Sales of Microsoft Windows 8 Hit 60 Million Licenses. Microsoft  Windows  Business  Windows 8  Windows RT
[1:57 pm]

Dynamics of Windows 8 Adoption Slowdowns

Seagate: Shipments of Hard Drives Flat Quarter-over-Quarter. Seagate  HDD  Business
[1:20 pm]

Seagate’s Revenue Down amid Flat HDD Shipments

Broadcom Unveils World's First Processor for 4K Ultra HDTVs. Broadcom  Brahma  ARM  4K  HEVC  H.265  MPEG  UHD  UHDTV  Super Hi-vision
[12:50 pm]

Broadcom Reveals Chip for 4K UHD TVs

AMD: Engineers Are Gradually Shifting to System-on-Chip Development Model. AMD  Business  ATI  Radeon  Bulldozer  Piledriver  Steamroller  Excavator  ARM  Sourthern Islands  Solar System
[8:12 am]

AMD’s High-Ranking Executive: There Are Benefits In Not Being AMD Veteran

Sony Halts Production of PlayStation 2 Consoles, Plans Global Phase-Out. Sony  Playstation
[4:39 am]

Sony’s Legendary PlayStation 2 Faces Global End-of-Life


Tuesday, January 8, 2013

Mushkin Debuts Extreme-Capacity Solid-State Drive for High-End Client PCs. Mushkin  Chronos  SSD  SandForce  LSI  NAND  Flash
[11:35 pm]

Mushkin Announces Chronos 960GB SSDs for Desktops, Laptops and Workstations

Valve Software: Xi3 Piston Is Just One Game System, More Incoming. Xi3  Steam  Valve  Valve Software  Piston  AMD  Fusion  Trinity  Richland  Kaveri  Piledriver  Steamroller  Radeon
[8:54 pm]

Valve to Enable Many Versions of Steam-Centered Game Systems

Corning Launches New Gorilla Glass 3 with Native Damage Resistance. Corning  Gorilla Glass
[7:07 pm]

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 Better Withstands Hits and Scratches

Acer Introduces Iconia B1 Low-Cost Media Tablet. Acer  Google  Android  MediaTek  ARM  Iconia  Amazon  Kindle  Nook  Nexus  Asus
[6:32 pm]

Acer Set to Sell Iconia B1 Device for $100 - $150

Ultra Long-Lasting Blu-Ray Optical Discs to Become Available This Spring. Millenniata  DVD  M-Disc  Blu-ray
[2:15 pm]

Millenniata Announces Blu-Ray Optical Disc Available in Spring 2013

Head of Sony Not Surprised with Nvidia’s Shield Game Console. Sony  Playstation  Vita  Nvidia  Tegra  Shield  Android  Google  Grid  Geforce
[1:50 pm]

Kazuo Hirai: Nvidia Is Not the First One to Try Console Business

GlobalFoundries to Build $2 Billion R&D Facility in New York. GlobalFoundries  Semiconductor  14nm  20nm  28nm  32nm  300mm  EUV  450mm
[1:11 pm]

GlobalFoundries to Establish Massive R&D Center Near Fab 8

Pricing of DRAM Continues Slow Growth: 4GB DDR3 Module Now Costs $15.75. DRAM  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  Powerchip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[12:47 pm]

As PC OEMs Restock, DRAM Contract Price Uptrend Continued in Second Half of December

Xi3 and Valve Software Show-Off Piston Video Game System [UPDATED]. Xi3  Steam  Valve  Valve Software  Piston  AMD  Fusion  Trinity  Richland  Kaveri  Piledriver  Steamroller  Radeon
[8:01 am]

Xi3 Debuts Steam-Centric Game System with AMD Fusion Inside

Code-Names of AMD’s Southern Islands and Solar System GPU Families Revealed. AMD  ATI  Radeon  Southern Islands  Solar System  Oland  Bonaire  Hainan  Curacao  Aruba  Mars  Sun  Neptune  Venus  28nm
[5:37 am]

AMD Readies Five Desktop GPUs and Four Laptop GPUs

Corsair Debuts USB 3.0 Flash Drives with SSD Performance. Corsair  Voyager  Voyaget GT  NAND  Flash  USB
[4:40 am]

Corsair Voyager GT Turbo Provides Up to 260MB/s Read Speed

Asus Unleashes Limited Edition ROG Ares II Graphics Card. ASUS  AMD  ares  ROG  Radeon  Tahiti  Sourthern Islands  GCN  28nm
[2:59 am]

Asus Unwraps Dual-AMD Radeon HD 7970 GHz Edition Graphics Board

Intel: Notebooks with Core i 4000 “Haswell” to Feature Touch, Voice and Gesture Controls. Intel  Haswell  Core  North Cape  22nm
[12:14 am]

Intel Expects New Laptops to Feature Innovative Interfaces


Monday, January 7, 2013

Sony Develops Industry’s First 56” 4K OLED TV. Sony  AUO  OLED  4K  UHD  UHDTV  HDTV
[9:28 pm]

Sony Creates World’s Most Advanced OLED TV

Lenovo Debuts Table PC, Pioneers "Interpersonal Computing". Lenovo  IdeaCentre  Microsoft  Windows 8  Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  Nvidia
[7:14 pm]

Lenovo Announces 27” IdeaCentre Horizon Table PC

Asus Readies Ultra High-End PCI Express Solid-State Drive. ASUS  ROG  SSD  RAIDR Express  mSATA  NGFF  NAND  Flash
[3:03 pm]

Asus Preps ROG RAID R Express SSD

Intel Reveals Media Tablet Plans: Bay Trail-Based Slates Due in Late 2013. intel  atom  bay trail  valleyview  22nm
[1:58 pm]

Intel Confirms Quad-Core Atom Chips for Tablets Due in Late 2013

Belkin Brings Internet Connectivity to Everyday Devices. Belkin  WeMo  JCS
[1:46 pm]

Belkin Announces WeMo Smart Program

AMD Reveals Client APUs for 2013: Richland, Kabini, Temash and Kaveri. AMD  Kaveri  Kabini  Richland  Temash  Fusion  28nm  32nm  40nm  Trinity
[1:23 pm]

AMD Demonstrates Working Kabini and Temash APUs, Begins to Ship Richland Chips

Seagate Showcases Solid-State Hybrid Drives for Desktops and Laptops. Seagate  SSD  HDD  SSHD  NAND  Flash
[12:37 pm]

Seagate Exhibits 5mm HDD, Solid-State Hybrid Drives at CES 2013

Intel Unveils New Low-Power Atom “Lexington” Platform for Affordable Smartphones. Intel  Lexington  Clover Trail+  Atom  32nm
[4:18 am]

Intel Reveals Smartphone Products and Plans at Consumer Electronics Show

Nvidia Unleashes Shield Portable Game Console for Android and PC Games. Nvidia  Tegra  Shield  Android  Google  Grid  GeForce
[3:16 am]

Nvidia’s Shield Brings Android and PC Games to One Portable Console

New Version of SuperSpeed USB to Support 10Gb/s Data Rate. USB  Intel  Microsoft  HP  Hewlett-Packard
[1:20 am]

USB 3.0 to Gain 10Gb/s Speed, Set to Compete Against Thunderbolt


Sunday, January 6, 2013

Western Digital’s HGST Subsidiary Rolls-Out World’s First 1TB Mobile Hard Drive with 7200rpm Spindle Speed. Western Digital  WD  HDD  HGST  Hitachi GST
[11:12 pm]

HGST Introduces Travelstar Hard Drive with 1TB Capacity, 7200rpm Spindle Speed

OCZ Technology Demos Vector-Series Solid-State Drive with PCI Express Interface. OCZ  SSD  Vector  Indilinx  Barefoot  NAND  Flash
[10:27 pm]

OCZ Shows Off Vector SSDs with PCI Express Interface at CES 2013

Nvidia Introduces Tegra 4 Application Processor for Tablets and Smartphones. Nvidia  Tegra  Wayne  4G/LTE  Geforce  ARM  Cortex
[7:14 pm]

Nvidia Speeds Up Mobile Computing with New System-on-Chip

Kingmax Launches Memory Modules for Micro-Servers. Kingmax  DDR3  DRAM
[1:16 pm]

Kingmax Reveals SO-DIMMs for Micro-Servers


Saturday, January 5, 2013

Over 100 Million 4G/LTE Mobile Devices Shipped in 2012 – Research. 4G  LTE  4G/LTE  Samsung  Apple
[10:51 pm]

ABI Research: Popularity of 4G/LTE Devices Rising


Friday, January 4, 2013

Sony Sets Up Huge Conference in Late February, Could Introduce PlayStation 4 “Orbis”. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Omni  Stereo 3D  UHD  Vita
[1:57 pm]

Destination PlayStation May Lead to Next-Generation PlayStation “Odin” Console

First Alleged Photo of Samsung Galaxy S IV Hits the Web. Samsung  Galaxy  Android  AMOLED
[5:09 am]

Samsung Galaxy S IV Design, Launch Date Emerge

Qualcomm Introduces StreamBoost Technology to Speed Up 802.11ac Wi-Fi Networks. Qualcomm  Wi-Fi  802.11ac
[3:58 am]

Alienware and D-Link to Demonstrate StreamBoost-Enabled 802.11ac Routers at CES

Intel’s Next-Gen Atom “ValleyView” to Double CPU Performance, Triple Graphics Performance. Intel  Atom  Silvermont  ValleyView  22nm
[2:40 am]

Intel Readies Massive Performance and Feature-Set Boost with New Atom System-on-Chip


Thursday, January 3, 2013

Immaturity of Supply Chain May Slowdown Smartphones’ Transition to Full-HD Screens. HTC  Samsung  Sony  LG  LG Electronics  Motorola  Huawei  ZTE  Oppo
[1:27 pm]

Smartphones with 1920*1080 Screen Resolution May Remain Exotic for a While

LG Begins to Sell 55” OLED TV in South Korea for $10000. LG  LG Electronics  OLED  HDTV
[11:58 am]

LG Electronics’ 4mm Thick OLED TV Getting Closer to Market

PCI Express-Based Serial ATA Specification Close to Ratification. Serial ATA  SATA  PCIe  PCI Express  SSD  HDD
[11:16 am]

Serial ATA Express Specification from SATA-IO in Ratification

TSMC to Start Trial Chip Production for Apple in Q1 2013 – Report. apple  samsung  tsmc  semiconductor  arm  cortex  28nm  32nm  powervr
[10:26 am]

TSMC to Make Apple A6X Chip Using 28nm Process Tech This Quarter

Corning to Showcase Gorilla Glass 3, Thunderbolt Cables at CES. Corning  Gorilla  Thunderbolt
[9:57 am]

Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to Be Tougher, More Scratch Resistant

Helium-Filled Hard Drives Could Lift Western Digital in Enterprise Market. HDD  WD  Western Digital  HGST  Seagate  Toshiba  Business
[9:34 am]

100 Million Helium-Filled HDDs to Be Shipped in 2016

Marvell Unveils World’s First Caching SSD with Non-Volatile RAM. Marvell  NVRAM  SSD  PCIe  DragonFly
[8:55 am]

Marvell Introduces DragonFly Nvdrive Caching PCIe Solution

Asustek’s Premium All-In-One PCs and Notebooks to Feature Motion-Control Technology. asus  Leap Motion  Intel  Haswell
[1:11 am]

Motion-Control Tech Incoming to Asus’ Haswell-Based Notebooks, Premium AiOs


Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Sumitomo Electric Begins Mass Production of Thunderbolt Cables. Sumitomo  Thunderbolt  Apple  Intel
[1:32 pm]

Sumitomo Begins to Produce Optical and Metal Thunderbolt Cables

AMD Appoints Long-Time Veteran to Chief Financial Officer Position. AMd  Business
[12:18 pm]

Devinder Kumar Becomes AMD’s CFO

Tobii Technology to Demo Consumer-Class Eye Tracking and Gaze Interaction System. Tobii  Tobii Rex
[11:19 am]

Tobii Rex: World’s First Consumer Peripheral for Gaze Interaction, to be Unveiled at CES

Samsung to Demonstrate Breakthrough Television at CES. Samsung  UHD  HDTV  4K
[11:09 am]

Samsung Teases Innovative TV Launch at CES

AMD to Officially Roll-Out “Kabini” and “Temash” Low-Power APUs This Quarter. AMD  Jaguar  Bobcat  x86  Kabini  Kaveri  Temash
[10:54 am]

AMD’s Jaguar-Based Products May Debut in Q1 2013

Hewlett-Packard Still Considers Getting Rid of Units Not Meeting Business Targets. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Business
[10:05 am]

HP May Dispose Business Units That Fail to Meet Targets

Sony Mobile to Unveil New High-End Phones on January 15 – Reports. Sony  Yuga  Xperia  Qualcomm  Snapdragon  Odin  Android  Google
[9:22 am]

Sony’s New Xperia Z and Xperia ZL Flagship Models Due Later This Month


Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Apple Begins to Test iPhone 6, iOS 7 – Report. apple  iphone  ios
[1:55 pm]

Apple Initiates Testing of Next-Gen Mobile Hardware and Software

Chief Exec of Imagination Knighted for Services to Technology and Innovation. Imagination  Imagination Technologies  PowerVR
[1:54 pm]

Hossein Yassaie Awarded a Knighthood by the Queen

Samsung Introduces Touch-Sensitive Monitor for Consumers. Samsung  Windows 8  Windows  Microsoft
[1:53 pm]

Samsung Rolls-Out New Touch-Sensitive Monitor for Consumers

AMD Rumoured to Discontinue Vision Branding. AMD  Vision  Llano  Trinity  Vishera  Richland  Jaguar  Kabini  Kaveri  Temash  Business
[1:51 pm]

AMD’s Vision May Follow “Fusion”, “Live” and “Better by Design”


Monday, December 31, 2012

Intel Set to Reveal Own Internet TV Service at Consumer Electronics Show. Intel  Google TV  HDTV
[7:26 pm]

Intel’s Internet TV Service May Be Closer Than Excepted