Taken all of the world’s 7nm process fabrication orders
TSMC will see its revenues grow 10-15 percent in 2018, thanks to high-performance computing, automotive electronics and IoT applications.
Be careful about outsourcing too much decision making to a computer
A programme which is being used to see if a million US criminals will re-offend and have a significant impact on their lives is inaccurate, according to experts.
5G on the way by 2020 in Land of the Rising Sun
Former rubber boot maker Nokia has signed its first major deal to supply new 5G wireless radio base stations to Japanese telecom operator NTT DoCoMo.
NSA trumps civil liberties
The US Senate passed a bill to renew the National Security Agency’s warrantless internet surveillance programme for six years with minimal changes, overcoming objections from civil rights advocates that it undermined the privacy of Americans.
First time in 23 quarters
IBM's revenue rose for the first time in 23 quarters, beating Wall Street estimates and indicating that the company is back, thanks mostly to its cloud ambitions.
EU and Korean watchdogs agree
Qualcomm has announced that the European Commission and the Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) have authorised its NXP Semiconductors acquisition.
Matt Booty looks to improve Volish outlook
Microsoft has promoted the brains behind Minecraft's success to be the head of the company’s games studios.
Gartner predicts a 4.5 percent increase
Beancounters at Gartner group have been adding up some numbers and reached the conclusion that the worldwide IT spending will increase by 4.5 percent to $3.7 trillion in 2018.
Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.
Intel's Spectre and Meltdown patches make a mess of newer chips
Data centre computers with Intel's newer chips might reboot more often than normal because of problems with the patches issued to fix the so-called Spectre and Meltdown security flaws.