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Toshiba and Western Digital settle

Toshiba and Western Digital settle

The companies ‘have entered into a global settlement agreement to resolve their ongoing disputes in litigation and arbitration, strengthen and extend their relationship, and enhance the mutual commitment to their ongoing flash memory collaboration.’ Toshiba and Western Digital will participate jointly in future rounds of investment in Fab 6, the state-of-the-art memory fabrication facility nowRead more about Toshiba and Western Digital settle[…]

Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front

Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front

(Above) The Samsung Galaxy A7. Selfies are probably about to get a lot more artsy, at least if you plan on picking up a Samsung Galaxy A8 or A8 Plus next year. How do we know? Why, it’s in the manual. Somehow the manual for the still-unannounced Samsung Galaxy A8 got uploaded to Samsung’s website,Read more about Samsung Galaxy A8 may shift the dual camera concept to the front[…]

Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December

Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December

To be precise, the stats are based on active devices interacting with Google Play over the period of a week. (“Data collected during a 7-day period ending on December 11, 2017. Any versions with less than 0.1% distribution are not shown”) The main takeaway is the slow increase for Android “Nougat” 7.x. It has only gained 2.7 extra points in percentageRead more about Android platform stats: Nougat swells its share in December[…]

The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year

The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year

The things you can experience with PC gaming are quite unlike anything else – it can truly transport you to another world, making you all but forget that you’re still in the real one. However, when you’re not using one of the best gaming monitors, you risk missing out on a lot of the experience.Read more about The best gaming monitor 2017: the 10 best gaming screens of the year[…]

Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering

Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering

The government’s industrial strategy for a post-Brexit economy seems to depend on UK companies making a success of emerging technology markets such as artificial intelligence (AI), autonomous vehicles and big data. It also puts a new urgency into pressure for both industry and the educational community to address the desperate need for digital skills, soRead more about Comment: Post-Brexit UK will depend on engineering[…]

Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday

Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday

If you want lightning-fast fibre optic internet, stacks of TV channels, the ability to record your favourite shows and half a year of free Netflix, then Virgin Media’s premium TV and broadband bundles have a 100% hit rate. And for the next couple of days, Virgin will also give you a £100 voucher with aRead more about Get a £100 Amazon voucher with Virgin broadband and TV deals until Thursday[…]

Semi equipment sales top 17-year high

Semi equipment sales top 17-year high

In 2018, 7.5% growth is expected to result in sales of US$60.1 billion for the global semiconductor equipment market – another record-breaking year. Wafer processing equipment will see a 37.5%!p increase to $45.0 billion; Fab facilities equipment, wafer manufacturing, and mask/reticle equipment, is expected to increase 45.8%; to $2.6 billion. Assembly and packaging equipment segmentRead more about Semi equipment sales top 17-year high[…]

The future of wireless communication

The future of wireless communication

Electronics Weekly is the market leading and longest-established electronics magazine, read in print and online by key decision makers throughout the industry for more than 50 years. Electronics Weekly is at the heart of the electronics industry and is reaching an audience of more than 120,000 people each month. It also organises the prestigious ElektraRead more about The future of wireless communication[…]

Intel expands its affordable processor range with Pentium Silver CPUs

Intel expands its affordable processor range with Pentium Silver CPUs

Intel has revealed new Pentium Silver processors and budget-friendly Intel Celeron chips. As the first CPUs based on the firm’s ‘Gemini Lake’ architecture (following up on existing ‘Apollo Lake’ offerings) these are new cheap and power-efficient processors for desktop PCs and laptops.  On the desktop side, the chip maker has introduced the Intel Pentium SilverRead more about Intel expands its affordable processor range with Pentium Silver CPUs[…]