AMD 3rd gen Threadripper could launch in October
Published in PC Hardware

Going against Intel's Glacier Falls platform

According to a fresh report, AMD could be launching its 3rd generation Ryzen Threadripper HEDT CPUs in October, just in time to give Intel's Cascade Lake-X HEDT lineup a run for it money.

Qualcomm fined €242m over 'predatory pricing'
Published in News

Killed off British competitor Icera

The European Commission has fined American chipmaker Qualcomm €242 million fine for anti-competitive practices.

SAP shares fall on disappointing margins
Published in Cloud


If only there were some management software it could use to help out

SAP, the maker of expensive esoteric software, which no-one really knows what it does, has told its shareholders not to expect a major improvement in margins before next year.

Toshiba Memory Europe changes its name
Published in News

It now wants to be known as Kioxia Europe

Toshiba Memory Europe will officially change its name to Kioxia Europe on October 1, 2019, to Kioxia, which the memory maker tells us is pronounced kee-ox-each.

Amazon faces EU antitrust investigation
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Dealings with online merchants being looked into

Amazon faces a formal European Union antitrust investigation into its dealings with merchants that sell goods on its site.

Raspberry PI 4 needs a fan
Published in PC Hardware

And a standardised USB-C port

Things are getting worse for the new Raspberry Pi 4 which already has problems with its non-standardised USB-C. Now an  IT expert says the card needs a fan or heatsink.

Brits are pants at IT Security
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report says they are pretty dumb

UK businesses are risking becoming victim to data breaches by failing to take the most basic of cybersecurity precautions, new research has revealed.

Morpheus chip can adapt to attacks
Published in PC Hardware

Harder to hit a moving target

Boffins at the University of Michigan are working on a Morpheus chip that aims to frustrate hackers trying to gain control of microchips by presenting them with a rapidly changing target.

Control requirements show up on Epic Games Store
Published in Gaming

RTX support comes at a price

Remedy's Control, which is also a part of Nvidia's latest bundle, will be launching on August 27th, and system requirements have now appeared at the Epic Games Store, showing that the game will need a decent system to look as impressive as it does on Nvidia's trailer.

Xiaomi Mi A3 is a 6.1-incher with Snapdragon 665
Published in Mobiles

720p OLED screen, 48MP camera, and €250 price tag

As promised, Xiaomi has now officially launched its Mi A3 entry-level smartphone which cuts some corners compared to previous generations but comes with a decent camera and affordable €250 price tag.