Chips and components

Wozniak: Flash is the future for storage

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak
Spinning disk vendors face RIM-like decline, says Apple founder
25 Sep 2012

Bank infighting rather than iPhone 5 holding back contactless revolution says expert

Apple NFC no good without retail demand, says Mark Sutherland, Kaseya president
21 Sep 2012

Raspberry Pi manufacture relocates to UK from China

Budget PC now to be made at Sony plant in South Wales
10 Sep 2012

Apple cuts Samsung chip order for new iPhone

Apple has reportedly cut orders for memory chips from Samsung as they attempt to reduce reliance on their rival
07 Sep 2012

Oracle U-turn over support for Intel Itanium servers

Computer giant grudgingly complies with court verdict over withdrawal of support for Itanium
05 Sep 2012

Power plays: how enterprises can combat soaring energy bills

With datacente power costs becoming an ever-greater drain on corporate budgets, Graeme Burton explores how organisations can rein in their energy consumption
05 Sep 2012

'There may be trouble ahead,' warns ARM CEO Warren East

Chip designer sees looming economic slowdown already affecting chip makers
04 Sep 2012

Quantum chip offers 'security guaranteed by the laws of physics'

Researchers unveil quantum chip technology that could be available within five years
04 Sep 2012

Leaked Intel documents detail upcoming Atom system-on-a-chip

Details of Intel's upcoming Atom 'Bay Trail' platform have been leaked
29 Aug 2012

Samsung starts its defence in patent dispute with Apple

Defence opens following revelation of 'non-aggression pact' between Apple and Microsoft
15 Aug 2012

HP prevails in Itanium case against Oracle

Judge backs HP and orders Oracle to continue support and development for HP's Itanium-based systems
02 Aug 2012

Power rangers: Fujitsu, Docomo and NEC form smartphone chip venture

New company, Access Network Technology, could pose competitive threat to Qualcomm
01 Aug 2012

How much longer will contract manufacturers like Foxconn remain in the shadow of the West's tech giants?

Are the likes of Apple, Dell and HP in danger of suffering the same fate as bicycle maker Schwinn, whose business was irreparably damaged when its contract manufacturer in Taiwan decided to beat the US firm at its own game?
01 Aug 2012

ARM kick-starts standardisation forum for 'internet of things'

Chip manufacturer co-opts UK-based partner companies to develop standards
31 Jul 2012

When an apple is not an apple

31 Jul 2012

Apple-Samsung ‘peace talks’ end in acrimony over patent values

Apple CEO Tim Cook and Samsung vice chairman Choi Gee-sung fall out over patent values
24 Jul 2012

Moore’s law reaching the end of the road, says ARM CEO Warren East

New materials and architectures required for the new devices of the 21st century
13 Jul 2012

Google Nexus 7 teardown reveals £5 cost difference between high and low end models

Lack of SD slot allows Google to capitalise on tablet retail value
13 Jul 2012

Google's Nexus 7: where will it fit in a maturing tablet market?

Underpowered but competitively priced, Google's early bird could yet get the worm
28 Jun 2012 plans to ‘compete directly’ in e-wallet sector with Sony-powered chip tech

Rakuten acquisition pushes flagging online retailer into the future
27 Jun 2012

Storage capacity slowdown can be buffered by virtualisation, says HDS’ Yoshida

Thai floods and tech ceiling can be countered by intelligent use of existing resources, says HDS CTO
28 May 2012

Contactless payment on Tube delayed until late 2013

No 'Wave and Pay' on the Tube until the end of 2013, as TfL misses its contactless payment pledge by a year
25 May 2012

Micron in negotiations to acquire Elpida

US memory chip maker to buy distressed Japanese rival
11 May 2012

Intel's hybrid ultrabooks offer hope for the PC brigade

Intel’s new concept – dubbed Cove Point – promises to combine the usability of a tablet with the performance and manageability of a business laptop. Does the device represent the last chance for the PC market?
09 May 2012