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Sunday, March 31, 2013


Lenovo Set to Design Own Microprocessors – Report.
[9:02 am]

Lenovo to Develop In-House Application Processors

AMD: We Are On Track With Steamroller Micro-Architecture in 2013.
[7:02 am]

AMD Implies on Plans to Deliver Opteron Chips with Steamroller Cores This Year

 

Friday, March 29, 2013


Enterprise-Class 3D Printers Will Become Affordable by 2016 – Gartner.
[5:41 pm]

Affordability of 3D Printing to Open Doors to New Businesses

OCZ Extends Free FarCry 3 Copy with Vector SSD Campaign.
[4:37 pm]

OCZ Now Provides Free FarCry 3 with 128GB Vector SSDs

Sony Will Start to Sell PlayStation 4 Globally This Year – GameStop Executive.
[3:40 pm]

GameStop Does Not Expect Sony to Meet Initial Demand for PlayStation 4

Intel’s New Extreme Processors Will Barely Improve Performance Significantly – Specifications.
[1:18 pm]

Specifications of the First Core i7 “Ivy Bridge-E” Chips Get Published

 

Thursday, March 28, 2013


Shipments of AMOLED Displays for Smartphones to Double by 2017 – Research.
[10:59 pm]

Leading-Edge Smartphones to Boost Adoption of Advanced AMOLED Displays

AMD “Previews” Radeon HD 7990 Graphics Card, a Year Later Than Expected.
[10:55 pm]

AMD Teases Reference Design of Dual-Chip Radeon HD 7990 Graphics Adapter for Hardcore Gamers

Microsoft: Windows Phone Smartphones Outsell Apple iPhone on Select Markets.
[10:40 pm]

Microsoft Windows Phone More Popular Than Apple iPhone in Developing Markets

Innodisk Enhances Endurance of MLC NAND Flash to 30K Cycles.
[10:37 pm]

Innodisk Introduces iSLC Technology for Solid-State Drives

Final Specifications of Next-Generation Game Consoles Still Unknown – Game Developer.
[10:30 pm]

Executive Producer at DICE: There Are Only Specs and Alpha Hardware, No Final Console Hardware

Mid-Range BlackBerry Smartphone Due This Fall – Company.
[10:29 pm]

Inexpensive BlackBerry 10 Smartphones in the Works

ARM: GPGPU Will Boost Capabilities, Lower Cost of Mobile Application Processors.
[6:14 pm]

Highly-Parallel Stream Computing to Open New Doors for Mobile Chips, Reduce Their Complexity

 

Wednesday, March 27, 2013


Google Working on Chromebooks with Core i “Haswell” Chips.
[10:59 pm]

Next-Generation of Premium Chromebooks May Be in the Works

Intel Introduces Two New DirectX Extensions to Speed Up Rendering in Video Games.
[10:55 pm]

Intel Extends DirectX 11.1 with Two New Performance-Boosting Extensions

TSMC Evacuates Personnel from Fabs as Earthquake Shakes Taiwan.
[10:50 pm]

Quake Shakes TSMC Facilities, Causes Evacuation, Fate of Wafers Unclear

Oracle Unveils 16-Core SPARC-T5 Processors, New Servers.
[10:49 pm]

Oracle Introduces “World’s Fastest” Microprocessor

Intel Should Take ARM License and Stop Messing – Co-Founder of ARM.
[10:45 pm]

Co-Founder of Intel Urges Intel to Start Developing ARM-Compatible Chips

Sony PlayStation 4 to Feature Massively Boosted Storage Sub-System - Reports.
[10:40 pm]

Sony’s PS4 to Have Fast Blu-Ray Drive, Very Capacious Hard Disk Drive

Texas Instruments Battery Management Chip Cuts Charge Time in Half.
[10:35 pm]

Single-Cell Battery Charger ICs with I2C and USB OTG Achieve Highest Efficiency and Cut Charge Time in Half

Apple May Release UHD TV-Set Late This Year – Rumour.
[10:32 pm]

Apple Needs to Get Sufficient Supply of 4K TV Panels to Release TV-Set This Year

Google to Produce “Thousands” of Google Glass Eyewear in the Coming Weeks – Report.
[5:38 pm]

Google Contracts Hon Hai Precision to Make Developer Versions of Google Glass in the U.S.

AMD Talks Unified Gaming Strategy at Game Developers Conference .
[3:00 pm]

AMD Reveals Some of the Strategic Plans at GDC 2013, Resurrects Ruby Character

 

Tuesday, March 26, 2013


Qualcomm: We Do Not Need to Build Own Game Consoles to Succeed on the Market.
[10:59 pm]

Qualcomm Will Not Follow the Path of Nvidia’s Project Shield

Intel Is Making Progress in Talks with TV Content Providers – Report.
[10:56 pm]

Intel Getting Closer to Reach Media Deals for Pay TV Service

LG Also Works on Augmented Reality Glasses, Smart Interactive Watch - Report.
[10:50 pm]

Google Glass-Like Goggles, Smart Wrist-Watch from LG Electronics in Development

Samsung Readies Galaxy S4 Mini for June – July Launch – Rumour.
[10:48 pm]

First Specs, Images of Galaxy S4 Mini Get Published

AMD Quietly Reveals Radeon Sky Graphics Cards for Cloud Gaming.
[10:45 pm]

AMD Announces Radeon Sky Graphics Cards for Cloud Gaming Datacenters

Leaked Excepts from Intel’s Documents Reveal Haswell Graphics Options for Notebooks.
[10:41 pm]

Intel’s New-Generation HD Graphics Lineup Revealed

Microsoft Confirms “Blue” Updates Incoming, Remains Tight-Lipped over Details.
[6:15 pm]

Microsoft May Share Details of the “Blue” Project at Build Conference

Microsoft: We Are Deeply Involved into Development of Windows Phone 8 Smartphones.
[5:29 pm]

Microsoft Again Denies Plans to Offer Own-Brand Smartphone, Says It Has Enough Influence on Nokia

Nvidia Refreshes Product Line with GeForce GTX 650 Ti Boost.
[4:56 pm]

Nvidia Introduces Rival for AMD’s Radeon HD 7790

Intel to Refresh Xeon Phi Coprocessor Line in Mid-2013.
[4:00 am]

Intel to Introduce Five New Knights Corner Models in the Middle of the Year

 

Monday, March 25, 2013


Imagination to Optimize Its Power Designs to TSMC’s 16nm FinFET Technology.
[10:50 pm]

Imagination and TSMC Strengthen Technology Collaboration

Windows Blue Build 9364 Reportedly Leaks to the Internet.
[10:44 pm]

New Features Discovered in Leaked Windows Blue OS

Kingston Technology Ships HyperX Memory Kits with Black PCB.
[5:09 pm]

Kingston Updates Color of High-End Memory Modules

IBM Scientists Discover New Atomic Technique to Charge Memory Chips.
[9:20 am]

IBM Discovers New Method for Charging Memory Chips

Chinese Company Readies Smart Wristwatch Based on Android and FireFox Operating Systems.
[11:00 pm]

Android and FireFox OS-Based Smart Wrist-Watch to Be Released in June

LSI Shows Off 28G SerDes Transceiver with 28Gb/s Speed.
[11:00 pm]

LSI Demos Solution to Extends Ethernet Deployment over Copper Backplanes

Global 4G/LTE Traffic will Grow by Over 200% in 2013 – Research.
[11:00 pm]

Smartphone Apps Downloads Catalyze Higher Usage of Mobile Internet

Micron: DRAM Production to Remain Limited in 2013 and 2014.
[11:00 pm]

High DRAM Prices May Continue to Persist Throughout

 

Friday, March 22, 2013


Microsoft Windows “Blue” Update to Boost Ultrabooks Featuring Intel “Haswell” Chips.
[6:48 pm]

Major Windows 8 Update to Bring Longer Battery Life to Next-Generation Notebooks

Toshiba Develops Low-Power Operating System for Many-Core Processors.
[5:46 pm]

Toshiba Creates OS for Low-Power Embedded Applications

Micron Shipped Record Amount of SSDs in the Recent Quarter, Sees 40% Quarter-over-Quarter Growth.
[4:52 pm]

Micron Begins to Ship 20nm TLC NAND Flash to Customers This Quarter

Intel Changes Plans: Set to Continue with Upgradeable LGA Platforms Even with Skylake Chips. Intel  Broadwell  14nm  Haswell  Core  Skylake
[2:53 pm]

Intel to Continue Using LGA Packaging for Chips, Support Upgradeable Platforms Till at Least 2015

Google Develops Smart Watch Platform – Report.
[11:33 am]

Google Has Wearable Computing Device in the Works

Innovative Flash Memory Combines Graphene and Molybdenite.
[10:55 am]

Flash Memory Made of Graphene and Molybdenite Promises More Efficient Data Storage

 

Thursday, March 21, 2013


Panel Shipments Show Increasing Interest Towards Small Form-Factor Media Tablets.
[10:50 pm]

Panel Display Shipments for 9.7” Tablets Plunge in January – Reports

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Octa-Core Exynos 5 Chip to Be Available Only in Asia, Africa, Select European Countries.
[10:40 pm]

Samsung Galaxy S4 with Quad-Core Qualcomm Snapdragon 600 May Be More Widespread Than Exynos 5 Octa-Based Model

Sony and Unity Technologies to Bring Unity Engine to All Current and Future PlayStation Consoles.
[10:30 pm]

Unity Engine to Become Available for PlayStation 3, 4, Vita and Mobile Platforms

AMD Preps Significant Price-Cuts on Current Products Ahead of Product Refreshes – Rumour.
[10:20 pm]

AMD to Lower Pricing of APUs, CPUs Next Month to Prepare for June Roll-Outs

Samsung Galaxy S4 Smartphone Costs $244 to Manufacture.
[10:10 pm]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Costs More Than Predecessor

AMD Unleashes Radeon HD 7790 Graphics Solution for Mainstream Market. AMD  ATI  Radeon  GCN  Bonaire  28nm  Sea Islands  Southern Islands
[10:00 pm]

AMD Introduces Radeon HD 7790 with 896 Stream Processors, Great Performance for $149

Former AMD Chief Exec Gives Advice to Future Intel Chief Executive. Intel  AMD  Business
[9:57 pm]

Ex-AMD Chief Exec Advices Intel to Restructure, Split Businesses

Intel to Take Gradual Approach to Introduction of New Xeon Microprocessors. Intel  Xeon  Ivy Bridge  Ivy Bridge-E  Ivy Bridge-EP  Ivy Bridge-EX  Ivy Bridge-EN
[9:31 pm]

Intel to Start Introducing Ivy Bridge-Based Xeon Processors for Multi-Socket Systems in Q3 – Report

 

Wednesday, March 20, 2013


Nvidia Reveals Kayla Platform for Developers of GPU-Accelerated ARM Applications. Nvidia  Tegra  Logan  Kayla  GPGPU  Denver  Parker  Kepler  Maxwell
[10:50 pm]

Nvidia Announces Second-Generation CUDA on ARM Platform

Oracle to Reveal SPARC T5 Microprocessors, Systems Next Week. Oracle  Sun  SPARC  Sun Microsystems  Solaris
[10:45 pm]

Oracle Blames Weak Server Shipments for Introduction of New-Generation of Chips

Microsoft Ships Windows 8 Embedded Operating System. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8
[10:40 pm]

Microsoft Unleashes Windows 8 Embedded OS, Boosts Internet of Things

Online Stores Start to Take Pre-Orders on Intel Core i7-4770K “Haswell” Chips. Intel  Core  Haswell  22nm
[10:38 pm]

Dutch Online Stores Promise to Ship “Haswell” Chips in Late May

10”-Class Media Tablets Set to Extinct – Intel PC Group Chief. Intel  Core  Haswell  iPad  Apple  iOS  Samsung  Galaxy Tab  ASUS  Transformer
[10:12 pm]

Tablets with Large Displays Set to “Rapidly Erode”

Nvidia GPUs Used for Big Data Analytics by Growing Number of Companies. Nvidia  Kepler  Tesla  GPGPU
[10:05 pm]

Nvidia GPUs Tackle Big-Data Analytics for Cortexica, Salesforce.com, Shazam

Microsoft Xbox Next “Durango” Will Be “Always On, Always Connected”. Xbox  Microsoft  Durango  AMD  Fusion  Jaguar  ATI  Radeon  GCN  28nm
[10:02 pm]

New Durango XDK Reveals Additional Peculiarities of Third-Gen Xbox

Nvidia Readies Yet Another “Titan” Consumer Graphics Card Based on GK110 GPU – Rumour. Nvidia  GeForce  GK110  28nm  Kepler  TSMC  Tesla
[3:23 pm]

Nvidia Reportedly Preps Second Consumer Graphics Card Based on GK110 Graphics Chip

Nvidia Unhappy with Poor Sales of Windows RT-Based Media Tablets. Nvidia  Tegra  ARM  Windows RT  Windows  Android  Google  Microsoft  Surface
[12:43 pm]

Nvidia Expected to Sell More Tegra 3 Chips for Windows RT-Based Devices

 

Tuesday, March 19, 2013


Sales of PlayStation 4, Xbox Next to Hit Around 5 Million in Total in 2013. AMD  Jaguar  Fusion  x86  Radeon  Sony  PlayStation  Orbis  Microsoft  Xbox  Durango  28nm
[10:59 pm]

Microsoft Xbox Next and Sony PlayStation 4 to Bring AMD $288 Million This Year – Analysts

Commodity DDR3 Memory Contract Prices Rise 15% in Two Weeks. DRAM  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  Powerchip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[10:58 pm]

DRAM Price Continues to Grow As Demand Rises Amid Production Declines

GlobalFoundries Partners with ASML for Leading-edge Chip Tapeouts. GlobalFoundries  Semiconductor  ASML  Brion  Tachyon  14nm  20nm  28nm
[10:57 pm]

ASML’s Division and GlobalFoundries Team Up to Improve 14nm, 20nm and 28nm Yields

Nvidia Grid Visual Computing Appliance to Provide High-End Graphics to Any Device. Nvidia  Grid  GeForce  Quadro  Tesla  Kepler
[10:55 pm]

Nvidia Unveils Grid Cloud Visual Computing Appliance for Datacenters

Intel Launches Media Server Reference Design. Intel  Atom  MSRD
[10:53 pm]

Intel to Enable System Integrators, OTTs to Build Media Servers, STBs

AMD Teams Up with Aviary to Bring APU-Optimized Photo Editing Application to Windows 8. AMD  Windows 8  Fusion  Windows  Trinity  Llano  Kabini  Kaveri  Piledriver  Radeon  GPGPU
[10:51 pm]

AMD to Speed Up Photo Editing on Fusion APUs with the Help of Aviary

Fusion-io Achieves Nine Million IOPS From a Single ioDrive2 MLC-Based SSD. Fusion-io  SSD  NAND  Flash
[10:47 pm]

Fusion-io MLC-Based ioDrive2 Achieves Record-Setting 9 Million IOPS

Nvidia Updates Tegra Roadmap: Parker Mobile Graphics Chip Introduced. Nvidia  Maxwell  Denver  Tegra  Kepler
[10:43 pm]

Nvidia Unveils Parker Graphics Chip with Denver CPU and Maxwell GPU

Nvidia Updates Graphics Roadmap: Volta Graphics Architecture Introduced. Nvidia  Volta  Maxwell  Geforce  Quadro  Tesla  Kepler
[9:57 pm]

Nvidia Unveils Volta Graphics Architecture Due in 2016 – 2017

 

Monday, March 18, 2013


Samsung Working on Smart Wristwatch – Company. Apple  Samsung  Google  Android  iOS  iPhone  Galaxy  iWatch
[10:59 pm]

Samsung Prepares Rival for Apple iWatch

Intel Boosts Number of Employees in Media Business Unit Ahead of TV Service Launch. Intel  HDTV  Apple  Microsoft  Google  Google TV  Apple TV
[10:59 pm]

Intel to Increase Number of Media Business Unit Employees 400 During Coming Months

Tyan Showcases Servers with Up to Eight GPUs Support at GPU Technology Conference. Tyan  Nvidia  Tesla  Intel  Xeon  Kepler
[10:56 pm]

Tyan Showcases High-Performance Computing Systems with GPU Support

AMD Preps Radeon HD 7790 “Bonaire” Graphics Card: First Images and Specs Published. AMD  Radeon  Southern Islands  Bonaire  Cape Verde Mobility Radeon  ATI  Sea Islands  Solar System  28nm  GCN
[10:55 pm]

AMD Readies New Performance-Mainstream Graphics Card

STMicroelectronics and Ericsson to Split Up Businesses of ST-Ericsson. ST-Ericsson  STMicroelectronics  Ericsson
[10:54 pm]

ST-Ericsson to Be Liquidated in Q3 2013

Valve Adds Virtual Reality to Team Fortress 2. Valve  Valve Software  Team Fortress  Oculus Rift
[10:26 pm]

Team Fortres 2 Now Supports the Oculus Rift.

Supermicro Launches Nvidia Grid Servers for Cloud Gaming. Supermicro  Nvidia  Grid  GeForce  Quadro  Kepler
[5:45 pm]

Supermicro Unveils Virtualized GPU Clusters with Nvidia Grid K1 and K2

Next-Generation Apple iPhone Set to Have a “Killer Feature” – Analyst . Apple  iPhone  iOS  Samsung  Sony  Nokia
[11:30 am]

Future Apple iPhone Set to Attract More People to the Platform Thanks to Killer Feature

 

Saturday, March 16, 2013


The Curious Case of Microsoft Windows RT. Microsoft  Surface  Windows  Windows 8
[4:01 pm]

The Fate of Windows That Is Incompatible with Windows

JEDEC to Discuss Wide I/O 2, LPDDR4 Standards at Conference. JEDEC  LPDDR  Wide IO  DRAM
[7:05 am]

Upcoming JEDEC Conference to Focus on Mobile Technologies

Samsung Promises Tizen-Based Smartphones This Summer. Samsung  Intel  Tizen  Linux  Android  iOS
[4:52 am]

Tizen-Based Smartphones from Samsung Are On Track for Release in 2013

Acer Launches LED-Backlit Monitors Made of Recycled Plastic. Acer
[3:41 am]

Acer Uses Post-Consumer Recycled Plastic for New Monitors

 

Friday, March 15, 2013


Samsung Plans to Rival Portable Game Consoles with Game Pad Accessory for Smartphones. samsung  galaxy  Galaxy Note  Note
[5:23 pm]

Samsung Preps Gamepad Accessory for Smartphones, Aims Portable Game Consoles

Fujitsu’s Optical Transmission Tech Achieves 100Gb/s Using 10Gb/s Transmission Components. Fujitsu
[5:07 pm]

Fujitsu’s Tech Enables 400Gb/s Ethernet Transceivers in Next-Generation Datacenters

Samsung Appoints Two New Co-CEOs. Samsung  Business
[4:00 pm]

Samsung Now Has Three Co-CEOs

Unnamed BlackBerry Partner Purchases One Million BlackBerry 10 Smartphones. Blackberry  RIM  BlackBerry 10  BB10  Qualcomm  Texas Instruments  OMAP  Snapdragon
[3:50 pm]

Largest Ever Single Purchase Order in BlackBerry's History

Samsung: Smartphones with Flexible Displays Are Still Far Away. Samsung  Willow  Corning  OLED  AMOLED
[1:28 pm]

Samsung Will Not Release Smartphones with Flexible Screens for Some Time

Nintendo Wii U Gets Price-Cut from Retailers in the U.K. Nintendo  Wii U  Business  Wii
[11:13 am]

Stores in the U.K. Cut Price on Nintendo Wii U by Up to 25%

 

Thursday, March 14, 2013


Sony: Game Developers Demanded x86 CPU and Industry-Standard GPU Inside PlayStation 4. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm
[10:59 pm]

Sony Consulted with Game Developers When Defining PS4 Architecture

Intel Leads Unexpectedly Large Decline in Semiconductor Market Inventory – Researchers. Semiconductor  Intel  AMD  Qualcomm  STMicroelectronics  Texas Instruments  On Semiconductor  MediaTek  NXP  Infineon  Business
[10:57 pm]

Semiconductor Companies Reduce Inventory Levels by $1 Billion in One Quarter

Epic Games: Microsoft Xbox 360 Has Not Yet Hit Its Limits. microsoft  xbox  Epic  Unreal Engine  Durango  PlayStation  Sony  Orbis
[10:55 pm]

Gears of War: Judgment Developers Believe in Future Potential of Xbox 360

Nintendo Sold Less Than 70 Thousand Wii U Units in February – NPD [UPDATED]. Nintendo  Wii U  NPD  Wii  Playstation  Xbox
[10:52 pm]

Sales of Nintendo Wii U Continues to Trail Behind Previous-Gen Consoles

Microsoft Surface Tablet Sales Total Only 1.5 Million Units - Report. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Windows RT  Surface  Surface Pro  Samsung  ASUS  Dell  Lenovo
[10:50 pm]

Sales of Microsoft Surface Media and Business Tablets Considerably Below Expectations

Samsung Introduces Galaxy S4: Quad-Core or Octa-Core Processor, 5” FullHD Display, 13MP Camera. Samsung  Galaxy  Exynos  Google  Android  Qualcomm  Snapdragon  Krait  Adreno
[10:35 pm]

Samsung Introduces Fourth-Generation Flagship Smartphone with Plethora of Exclusive Technologies

Nvidia: We Purposefully Did Not Want to Participate in PlayStation 4. Sony  PlayStation  Nvidia  GeForce  Kepler  Tegra  Denver  Boulder  AMD  Jaguar  GCN  x86  Orbis  Durango  Xbox  Microsoft  Nintendo  Wii U
[3:22 pm]

Nvidia Claims It Intentionally Turned Down PlayStation 4 Opportunity

Corsair Unleashes Vengeance Extreme 3GHz DDR3 Memory Kits. Corsair  Vengeance  Vengeance Extreme  DDR3  DRAM
[2:13 pm]

Corsair Announces Vengeance Extreme 8GB Kits Rated at 3000MHz

Apple iOS Set to Lose Dominant Position on Media Tablet Market This Year – Analysts. IDC  Apple  iOS  Samsung  Google  Android  Galaxy Tab  webOS  HP  Blackberry  Amazon  B&N  iPad  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Nook
[1:22 pm]

Low-Cost Media Tablets to Help Further Boost Shipments of Slates to 191 Million This Year

Market Tracker Sharply Ups 4K UHDTVs Shipments Projections for 2013: 2.6 Million 4K TVs to Be Sold. 4K  HDTV  UHD  UHDTV  AUO  Auo Optronics  Innolux  LG  Samsung  Sharp
[9:56 am]

Shipments of 4K UHDTVs to Grow 40 Times Year-Over-Year in 2013

 

Wednesday, March 13, 2013


Nintendo Found Guilty of Patent Infringement with Stereo-3D Tech on 3DS. Nintendo  3DS  Stereo 3D  Sony
[10:59 pm]

Nintendo 3DS Stereo-3D Technology Infringes Patent of Former Sony Employee – U.S. Jury

LG Optimus G Pro Features Eye Control for Video Playback. LG  LG Electronics  Optimus  Android  Google
[10:59 pm]

LG Optimus G Pro Gets Software Upgrade Package

Researchers Find Way to Make Ultra-Strong Lightweight Magnesium Alloy.
[10:58 pm]

Nano-Spaced Stacking Faults Can Increase Material Strength by 200%

Chief Exec of VMware: ARM Chips Will Play a Niche Role on Server Market. VMware  EMC  x86  ARM  Intel  AMD  Dell  HP  Quanta  Wistron  Calxeda  Samsung  ARMv8  Applied Micro  Cavium  Marvell  Nvidia  Qualcomm  SeaMicro  Copper  Moonshot
[10:57 pm]

Patrick Gelsinger Skeptical About ARM Servers, Expects x86 to Continue Ruling the Market

Intel to Launch Core i “Haswell” Platform in “Cautious Volumes” Because of USB 3.0 Issues – Analyst. Intel  Core  Haswell  USB  Denlow  Business
[10:56 pm]

Intel to Slowdown Ramp of Core i “Haswell” Platform Before New Chipset Stepping Is Ready

Amazon Slashes Prices on Kindle Fire HD 8.9” in the U.S., Starts Sales on Europe and Japan. amazon  Kindle  Kindle Fire  Android  Google
[10:55 pm]

Amazon Substantially Cuts Kindle Fire HD 8.9” Price to Boost Shipments

Apple Marketing Chief Blasts Google, Samsung for Fragmented Software. google  android  samsung  apple  ios  galaxy  iphone  ipad
[10:54 pm]

Phil Schiller: Samsung Galaxy S IV Will Ship with a Year-Old Operating System

Dell Introduces XPS 18 “Table PC”: An AIO Desktop with Touchscreen. Dell  XPS  Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  ASUS  Lenovo
[10:51 pm]

Dell Follows Asus, Lenovo with Ultra-Large XPS 18 Tablet

Inventor of Android Steps Down, Set to Find New Role at Google. Android  Google
[9:53 pm]

After Ten Years Heading Android Development, Andy Rubin Resigns

Toshiba Starts to Sell New Breed of Solid-State Drives with 19nm NAND Flash. Toshiba  SSD  MLC  NAND  Flash  19nm
[2:34 pm]

Toshiba Begins to Sell Second-Generation SSDs Based on 19nm MLC NAND Flash

 

Tuesday, March 12, 2013


European Commission Votes for Intel Itanium: Set to Use HP Integrity Mission-Critical Servers. hp  hewlett-packard  Integrity  Itanium  HP-UX  intel  IA64
[10:59 pm]

European Commission Selects HP to Provide Mission-Critical Servers

Asustek Begins to Sell Mainstream Notebooks with Touchscreens. ASUS  VivoBook  Intel  Windows 8  Core  Microsoft
[10:55 pm]

Asustek Starts to Sell VivoBook S500-Series Laptops with 15.6” Touchscreens

Nintendo Looking At Cross-Platform Gaming Features for Wii U and 3DS. Nintendo  Wii U  3DS  Sony  Playstation  PlayStation Vita  Microsoft  Xbox  Xbox Live  Windows Phone
[10:52 pm]

Nintendo Exploring Cross-Platform Gaming Technologies, Has Nothing to Announce

Game Developer: PlayStation 4 Will Out-Power Most PCs for Years to Come. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  AMD  ATI  Jaguar  GCN  Fusion  Radeon
[10:50 pm]

Avalanche Studios Believes in PlayStation 4’s 8GB of GDDR5

Havok Makes a Leap Forward in Physics Simulation for Games. Havok  Intel
[10:48 pm]

Havok Unleashes Third Generation Physics Engine

AMD and Partners Start to Sell Fusion A-Series “Richland” APUs. AMD  Richland  Trinity  Fusion  32nm  Radeon  ATI
[10:28 pm]

PCs with AMD’s S-Series “Richland” APUs to Bring Exclusive Features

Valve Distances Itself from Expensive Xi3’s Piston Gaming Systems. Xi3  Valve  Valve Software  Steam Box  Piston  AMD  Trinity  ATI  Radeon
[1:21 pm]

Valve: We Have No Involvement with Xi3’s Piston SFF Gaming PCs

Seagate Ships Its Second Billionth Hard Disk Drive. Seagate  Samsung  HDD  Business
[11:57 am]

Seagate Ships A Billion of Hard Drives in Four Years

AMD Sells and Leases Back Texas Campus to Generate $164 Million. amd  business
[10:19 am]

AMD Sells Property to Generation $164 Million in Case

Western Digital Makes Strategic Investment into Solid-State Storage Developer Skyera . WD  Skyera  Western Digital  Business  SSD  NAND  Flash  Micron  20nm  Skyhawk
[8:19 am]

WD Invests into Skyera, High-End Solid-State Storage Designer

 

Monday, March 11, 2013


Plextor Shows Off Ultra-Small SSD with 700MB/s Transfer Rates. Plextor  SSD  NGFF  NAND  Flash  Intel  Core  Haswell
[10:55 pm]

Plextor Develops Extreme-Performance NGFF SSDs

Intel Considers Sanjay Jha, Patrick Gelsinger onto CEO Role. Intel  EMC  VMware  Semiconductor  Qualcomm  Business
[10:40 pm]

Intel Actively Searching for CEO Outside of the Company

DRAM Consumers Accuse DRAM Makers of Artificial Price Fixing. DRAM  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  Powerchip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[10:31 pm]

DRAM Manufacturers Use Illegal Means to Fix the Prices – Memory Consumers

Intel to Fix USB 3.0 Issues of 8-Series Chipset in New Revision. Intel  Core  Haswell  22nm  USB
[10:08 pm]

Intel Core i 4000 “Haswell” Processors to Get New Chipset Revision

Chief Exec of ST-Ericsson to Leave the Company without Succession Found. ST-Ericsson  STMicroelectronics  NovaThor  Texas Instruments  LG Electronics  LG  Mediatek
[10:00 pm]

Future of ST-Ericsson Looks Even Gloomier as CEO Steps Down and No Replacement Found

First Images of Alleged Samsung Galaxy S IV Hit the Web. Samsung  Galaxy  Google  Android  Exynos  Qualcomm  Krait  Adreno  Snapdragon  28nm  TSMC
[2:03 pm]

Web-Site Publishes Samsung Galaxy S IV Photos

AMD Quietly Starts to Sell Two New Six-Core and Quad-Core FX Processors. AMD  FX  Piledriver  Vishera  Viperfish  32nm  Bulldozer  Zambezi
[6:05 am]

AMD’s Partners Accept Orders on New Chips

Xi3 Starts to Take Pre-Orders on Piston “Steam Box” Systems. Xi3  Valve  Valve Software  Steam Box  Piston  AMD  Trinity  ATI  Radeon
[3:50 am]

Price of AMD Trinity-Based Xi3 Piston “Steam Box” Systems Begins at $1000

 

Saturday, March 9, 2013


Apple May Equip New Mac Pro Desktops with 2TB Solid-State Drives. Apple  Mac  Mac Pro  Macintosh  Intel  SSD  NAND  Flash  Mac OS
[1:31 pm]

Apple Orders Massive 2TB SSDs for Next Mac Pro Desktops

 

Friday, March 8, 2013


Intel Seeks Additional Professionals for Custom Foundry Division. intel  semiconductors  22nm  14nm  10nm  7nm
[4:46 pm]

Intel Confirms: Contract Manufacturing Business Needs New Employees

Intel Delays Next-Generation Core i7 Extreme “Ivy Bridge-E” Chip – Report. Intel  Ivy Bridge  Ivy Bridge-E  Ivy Bridge-EP  Core  Xeon  HEDT
[1:33 pm]

Launch Intel Core i7 Extreme “Ivy Bridge-E” Slips by One Quarter

Game Developer Applauds 8GB of Memory on PlayStation 4 Game Console. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  Durango  Xbox Next  Microsoft  Arkane
[11:41 am]

Lead Level Designer of Dishonored Calls PS4's 8GB of Memory a “Joy”

Asus Introduces All-In-One PC with Detachable King-Size Tablet. ASUS  Windows 8  Transformer  Nvidia  Intel  Core  Ivy Bridge  Tegra  Google  Android  Microsoft
[9:53 am]

Asus Weds Microsoft Windows 8 and Google Android in Transformer AiO

 

Thursday, March 7, 2013


Sony Sets Bold PlayStation 4 Sales Targets – Report. Sony  Playstation  Orbis  AMD  Jaguar  Radeon  ATI  28nm  Delta  Foxlink  Foxconn  Pegatron
[10:59 pm]

Sony Reportedly Orders 16 Million PlayStation 4 Consoles for First Year

Microsoft Shows Off Ultra-Large Touch-Screen Display with Kinect, Predicts Laptops with Motion Sensors. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Kinect  Leap Motion  Tobii
[10:53 pm]

Microsoft Expects Future Laptops to Feature Motion Sensors

Apple and Intel Have Discussed Foundry Deal – Media Report. Apple  intel  semiconductor  22nm  14nm  10nm  7nm
[10:40 pm]

New Chief Executive of Intel May Be More Active Regarding Foundry Business

Nvidia Preps GK110-Based "Titan" Professional Graphics Card – Rumour. Nvidia  Quadro  GK110  28nm  Kepler
[10:25 pm]

Nvidia Quadro K6000 in the Works, Says Medis Story

MSI Readies Intel Z87-Based Mainboard Certified to Run in Sub-Zero Temperatures. MSI  Intel  Core  Haswell
[9:35 pm]

MSI Preps Military Grade 4 Mainboards for Extreme Overclocking

Mobile PCI Express Specification Unveiled by PCI-SIG, MIPI. PCI Express
[8:13 pm]

Smartphones, Tablets and Convertibles Set to Get PCI Express 3.0 Technology

Patriot Reveals Wireless External Hard Disk Drive. Patriot  Aero  HDD  Patriot Memory  ios  android  Kindle Fire  Amazon  apple  google
[7:38 pm]

Patriot Launches 500GB, 1TB Wireless HDDs for Mobile Devices

Adata Introduces Ultra High-Speed, Cost-Efficient SD and microSD Memory Cards. Adata  SD  SDHC  SDXC  UHS-I  NAND  Flash
[7:00 pm]

Adata Unveils UHS-I U1 Memory Cards with Affordable Price-Tags

VoodooPC Founder Joins Razer as Advisor to Board of Directors. Razer  Voodoo  Microsoft  HP  Envy
[9:59 am]

Rahul Sood to Advice on the Future of Razer

Nvidia Announces PhysX and APEX Support for Sony PlayStation 4. nvidia  PhysX  sony  playstation  orbis  amd  radeon  ati  GPGPU
[9:27 am]

Sony PlayStation 4 to Support Nvidia PhysX

 

Wednesday, March 6, 2013


Mobile App Downloads Will Reach 70 Billion in 2013 - Research. Google  Apple  iOS  Android  iPhone  iPad  Samsung  Galaxy  Galaxy Tab  Microsoft  Windows Phone  Blackberry
[10:59 pm]

Google Android App Downloads Will Continue to Dominate Smartphones, iOS to Rule Media Tablets

Samsung Set to Stop Selling Windows RT-Based Ativ Tab Media Tablets in Europe. Samsung  Ativ  Windows  Windows RT  Windows 8  Microsoft  Surface
[10:55 pm]

Samsung to Halt Sales of Windows RT-Based Tablets in Europe

LG Electronics Sells Ten Millionth 4G/LTE Smartphone. LG  LG Electronics  4G/LTE  Optimus  4G  LTE
[10:52 pm]

LG Passes Ten Million Mark in 4G/LTE Smartphone Sales

OCZ Technology Evolves Solid State Virtualization and Caching to New Levels. OCZ  SSD  VXL  NAND  Flash  Z-Drive
[10:50 pm]

OCZ Introduces New VXL 1.3 SSD Cache and Virtualization Software

Sapphire Quietly Unleashes AMD Radeon HD 7950 Graphics Card for Mac Pro Desktops. Sapphire  AMD  Radeon  Apple  GCN  Southern Islands  Tahiti  Pitcairn  Cape Verde  Mac OS  ATI
[10:48 pm]

Sapphire Previews World’s Highest-Performing Graphics Card for Mac Pro: Radeon HD 7950 Mac Edition

Ubisoft Calls Nintendo to Cut Wii U Pricing Urgently. Wii U  Nintendo  Ubisoft  Wii
[10:45 pm]

Ubisoft: Wii U Can Find Its Public, But Price-Cut Needed

Financial Analyst: EUV May Be Late Again and See Limited Usage. ASML  Semiconductor  Intel  TSMC  450mm  EUV  22nm  14nm  10nm  7nm  Business
[10:27 pm]

ASML May Further Suffer From EUV Lithography Delays

Valve Set to Start Testing Steam Box Consoles in Three – Four Months. Valve  Valve Software  Steam Box  Sony  Playstation  Microsoft  Xbox
[9:56 pm]

Valve Steam Box to Feature Special Interactive Game Controller

Samsung Invests $110 Million into Troubled Sharp. Sharp  Samsung  Business
[9:20 pm]

Samsung Acquires 3.08% Stake in Sharp

Euro Commission Fines Microsoft on $728 Million for Not Supporting Third-Party Browsers. Microsoft  Internet Explorer  EC  Business
[2:13 pm]

EC Imposes Massive Fine on Microsoft for Not Providing Browser Choice to End-Users

 

Tuesday, March 5, 2013


Crytek Cancelled Crysis 3 for Wii U Due to Business Reasons. Nintendo  Wii U  Wii  Crytek  Electronic Arts  PlayStation  Xbox  Sony  Microsoft
[10:59 pm]

Electronic Arts Did Not Release Crysis 3 for Wii U Due to Business Reasons

Microsoft to Offer Discounts on Software to Help Drive New-Generation of Notebooks, Tablets. Microsoft  Windows  Windows 8  Apple  iOS  Google  Android  iPad  Office
[10:55 pm]

Microsoft Cuts Pricing of Windows 8, Office for Notebooks with Touchscreens

Microsoft Does Not Consider Valve’s Steam Box Initiative a Competition. Microsoft  Xbox  Steam Box  Valve  Valve Software  Xbox Live
[10:50 pm]

Microsoft: The Scale of Valve’s Steam Box Too Low

Intel Has Issues with USB 3.0 Implementation for Core i “Haswell” Platform. Intel  Core  Haswell  22nm  USB
[10:45 pm]

Intel Core i “Haswell” Launch Will Not Be Affected by USB Issues

Apple and Beats Audio in Talks About New Music Service. Apple  Beats Audio  HTC  iTunes  Business
[10:41 pm]

Apple May Partner with Beats Audio over Streaming Music Service

Samsung Debuts Blu-Ray 3D Player with 4K UHD Upscaling Capability. Samsung  4K  Blu-ray  Blu-ray 3D  Stereo-3D
[9:21 pm]

Samsung Enters 4K Era with Upscaling Blu-Ray Disc 3D Player

Nvidia Updates Professional Quadro Lineup with Cost-Efficient Kepler-Based Offerings. Nvidia  Kepler  Quadro  28nm  GPGPU
[7:19 pm]

Nvidia Released New Quadro Graphics Cards for $199, $599 and $1269

Seagate Introduces Third-Generation Hybrid Drive Technology. Seagate  HDD  SSHD  SSD  NAND  Flash
[7:34 am]

Seagate Announces New Solid-State Hybrid Drives

AMD’s Fusion Kaveri APU Supports GDDR5 Memory – Report. AMD  Kaveri  Steamroller  Fusion  28nm  Radeon  ATI  GCN
[5:02 am]

AMD’s Kaveri Features Secrete Weapon: GDDR5 Memory Support

 

Monday, March 4, 2013


LSI First to Ship New High-Performance SAS-12Gb/s Products. LSI  SAS  RAID  HDD
[10:59 pm]

LSI Begins to Ship 12Gb/s SAS RAID-on-Chip and I/O Controllers

President of ARM Foresees 16-Core, 32-Core Chips for Smartphones. ARM  Cortex  ARMv8  Samsung  Qualcomm  Mediatek  Big.Little
[10:58 pm]

Simon Segars: Moore’s Law Will Enable Cost-Efficient Multi-Core ARM Chips

Toshiba Develops Intelligent Wearable Vital Signs Sensor Module. Toshiba  Silmee
[10:58 pm]

Toshiba’s Wearable Module Senses Cardio Gram, Pulse, Body Temperature and Movement

HP’s Project Moonshot Servers to Get ARM Chips from Texas Instruments. HP  Hewlett-Packard  Moonshot  KeyStone  TI  Texas Instruments  ARM  Cortex  Calxeda
[10:57 pm]

HP’s Microservers Based on ARM Architecture to Use TI KeyStone II SoCs

Intel Rolls-Out Atom CE5300 Processor for NAS Devices. Intel  Atom  Asustor  Synology  Thecus  NAS
[10:39 pm]

Intel Introduces New Atom Chips for NAS

Smartphones Expected to Outship Feature Phones for First Time in 2013 – IDC. Android  Google  Samsung  LG  LG Electronics  Apple  HTC  ZTE  Nokia  Sony
[9:44 pm]

Demand for Smartphones to Shift to Emerging Markets

AMD Begins to Send Software Developers Next-Generation APUs. AMD  Fusion  Kaveri  Kabini  Steamroller  Jaguar  x86  PlayStation  Xbox Next  Orbis  Durango  Radeon  GCN
[6:02 pm]

AMD Starts to Provide Its Next-Gen Fusion APUs to Software Developers

Sony Wants to Become World’s No. 3 Maker of Smartphones. Sony  LG Electronics  Nokia  HTC  Huawei  ZTE  Samsung  Apple
[10:15 am]

Sony Intends to Become the Third Largest Smartphone Maker in the World

 

Saturday, March 2, 2013


Samsung Gets $450 Million Relief in Payments to Apple. Apple  Samsung  iPhone  iPad  Galaxy  Galaxy Tab  Business
[1:37 pm]

Federal Judge Cuts Down $450 Million from Samsung’s Payment to Apple

 

Friday, March 1, 2013


Plextor Readies High-Performance SSDs with TLC NAND Flash Memory - Reports. Plextor  SSD  NAND  Flash  TLC  Toshiba  Marvell  Samsung
[3:59 pm]

Plextor to Wed Performance, Reliability and Affordability with New SSD Drives

Corning Starts to Manufacture Advanced Glass Substrates in China. Corning  Apple  Samsung  iPhone  iPad  Galaxy  Galaxy Tab  Galaxy Note
[2:53 pm]

Corning Makes Gorilla Glass More Affordable with the Start of Manufacturing in China

Mainboards for Intel Core i “Haswell” Are Ready: Asrock Set to Demo Intel 8-Series Platforms Next Week. Asrock  Intel  Haswell  Core  22nm
[2:11 pm]

Asrock to Show Off LGA1150 Mainboards for Intel “Haswell” Processors at CeBIT Trade-Show

Microsoft Announces Limited Edition Xbox 360 Spring Value Bundle. Microsoft  Xbox  Nintendo  Wii U  Sony  PlayStation  Durango
[1:14 pm]

Microsoft to Give Away Two Games, Headset for Free with Xbox 360 250GB

ARM Optimistic About Prospects of Windows RT Operating System. Microsoft  Windows RT  Windows  Windows 8  ARM  Cortex  ARMv8
[12:19 pm]

Warren East: Windows RT to Gradually Gain Market Acceptance

Contract Price of Commodity Memory Continues Its Growth: 4GB DDR3 Module Now Costs $20. DRAM  Business  DDR2  DDR3  Samsung  SK Hynix  Micron  Elpida  Powerchip Semiconductor  Inotera  Nanya
[10:01 am]

DRAM Contract Price Grew 11% Sequentially in February