Category: Technology News

AMD Beats Q2 2017 Expectations on Strong Ryzen, Epyc Sales

AMD beat Wall Street’s expectations in Q2 2017, courtesy of strong demand for Ryzen and Epyc (desktop and server) CPUs. This was a significant quarter for AMD, because...

NASA Has Supersonic Ideas That Could Cut Your Flight Time in Half

Ever since 1973, the FAA has set a ceiling on the maximum speed of aircraft traveling over US soil. Sonic booms are generally considered a disruption, to put it kindly....

Toyota Unveils Solid-State Battery Design for EVs

The biggest problems facing EVs like the Tesla Model S and the Nissan Leaf almost all come down to the batteries. Whether we’re talking about range anxiety, cost,...

ET deals: Get a Lifetime Subscription to PureVPN for $90

Need to access a website that’s blocked on public Wi-Fi? Trying to keep prying eyes away from your day-to-day browsing? Get yourself a VPN, and you’ll be well on...

USB 3.2 Doubles the Speed of Cables You Already Have

The latest USB 3.1 specification is pretty fast, but it could be even faster. How about twice as fast? That’s what the USB-IF is promising for its newly announced USB...

Good Cars, Poor Sales: Why GM Might Kill Off 6 Sedans

General Motors is reportedly killing as many as six cars, all sedans, from its lineup. GM made a bad choice, in hindsight, to fix its sedans before its SUVs, and is now...

TSA Will Now Screen All Electronics ‘Larger Than a Cell Phone’

The TSA (Théâtre de Sécurité Américain Transportation Security Administration) has been generally accused of incompetence, failure to detect bombs smuggled in...

Apple Ordered to Pay $506 Million in CPU Patent Dispute

In 2015, a jury found Apple had infringed on a patent owned by the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and hit the company with a $234 million verdict for infringement. Two...

Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

One of the ongoing story threads we’ve covered in the foundry business is how Samsung beat TSMC to 14nm and the benefits it gained from doing so, in the form of...

Samsung Wants to Triple Its Foundry Market Share in Just 5 Years

One of the ongoing story threads we’ve covered in the foundry business is how Samsung beat TSMC to 14nm and the benefits it gained from doing so, in the form of...