G.Skill announces new DDR4 specification for Intel X299
Published in Memory


Memory modules and kits with Samsung 8Gb ICs

G.Skill has announced new high-speed DDR4 memory specifications designed to be used with Intel's latest Core X-series CPUs and X299 chipset motherboards.

EU court will not rule on Intel antitrust case until next year
Published in Processors


Gives it time to save up a bit


Europe's top court is unlikely to rule on Intel’s appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro EU antitrust fine until next year

US government wants control of EU data
Published in News


US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Hunter S. Thompson’s Apple history
Published in News


1990s advert had a cool back-story

In the 1990s, before Apple adverts were twee, the outfit attempted to get some street cred by hiring rouge hack Hunter S. Thompson for one of its commercials.

Torvalds grrs at grsecurity
Published in News


It doesn’t care if it breaks anything

Open sauce’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into security outfit grsecurity.

Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have broken hyper-threading
Published in News


Dark side of the hyperthreading loom 


While the war is blazing between Intel and AMD fanboys over the superiority of the latest range of chips, Debian developers have spotted some rather nasty coding in Chipzilla’s latest creations.

Italy mulls iPhone ban
Published in Mobiles


Persecuting the Apple cult in the traditional Roman way


The country which gave the world pizza, pasta and European civilisation is mulling over saving the nation from the fruity cargo cult by banning the iPhone.

New Geforce will be incremental
Published in Graphics


Clock is tocking not ticking 

The upcoming Geforce GPU architecture will be more incremental than revolutionary as Nvidia appears to be using Intel’s tick-tock strategy. 

AMD Radeon RX Vega needs a lot of power
Published in Graphics


MSI marketing director spills the beans

While it certainly does not come as a big surprise, unnamed MSI's marketing director has revealed that the upcoming AMD Radeon RX Vega graphics card "needs a damn lot of power".

Toshiba names preferred bidder for memory business
Published in News


Japanese consortium with deep pockets might win


Toshiba has named a consortium made up of the Innovation Network of Japan, Bain Capital and Development Bank of Japan, as the preferred bidders for its memory business.