TSMC ready for 18 inch wafers

Foundry-for-hire TSMC has reiterated plans to build its first 450mm wafer plant by 2017.

Nvidia does better than analysts expected

Graphics chip maker Nvidia has done a lot better than analysts were expecting and announced third quarter results which are not that bad.

Apple iPads could be bad for your heart

Apple fanboys, with heart conditions, who take their iPads to bed with them, could find that their next rounded rectangle is a coffin.

World of Warcraft is fading away

The age of World of Warcraft is finally coming to an end.

Michael Dell deal faces further obstacles

Michael Dell and his Silver Lake cash cow pal have been dealt a potential blow in their bid to buyout Dell.

Chromebook is no Windows killer

Once touted as Google's great white hope, it appears that Chromebooks are becoming a great white shark to the company's bottom line.

Germany gears up for cyber war

The German Army held its first cyber warfare military exercise open to the public earlier this week and a select core of tech hacks were there to see what it was all about.

USA tops on internet front: Antarctica not far behind

The CIA World Factbook is a really useful resource for discovering information about places you’ve never been.

Report: Nintendo mods Wii U to support smartphone games

Nintendo's Wii U has proven somewhat of a disappointment in terms of sales. Indeed, even a recent price cut by the gaming giant failed to generate strong sales.

Facebook in $1 billion buyout rumor

Global data harvesting operation Facebook is rumored to be in talks to buy an Israeli mobile satellite navigation start-up, called Waze, for as much as $1 billion.

Lost continent of Atlantis discovered - report

Japanese scientists claim to have found the lost city of Atlantis the seabed off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, at least if you believe the Japanese media.

Windows 8 to become cheaper

The PC market is in the middle of its worst slump ever, but there might be some light at the end of the tunnel. PC makers believe prices of Windows 8 devices will fall dramatically in the not so distant future. 

Huawei CEO says his company does not spy

Huawei CEO and founder Ren Zhengfei, whose appearances are rarer than those of the Giant Panda, stepped into the limelight briefly yesterday to defend his company from spying allegations.

Weather forecasting becomes a smartphone affair

Although high resolution screens, elaborate application processors and cameras tend to grab all the smartphone headlines, another change is starting to take shape under the bonnet of our favourite toys.

Unknown chipmaker steals march on Intel, Qualcomm

Chinese chip vendor Allwinner Technologies might have sold more application processors for tablets in 2012 than Intel and Qualcomm put together.

Apple maker hires more staff

While Apple suppliers have been reeling from the company cutting back on orders as the iPhone 5 failed to do as well as hoped, observers are scratching their heads about a strange bit of news coming from Pegatron.

Qualcomm push will mean faster net on flights

In-flight internet speeds could soon match speeds on mother Earth if a Qualcomm proposal to use satellites is approved by regulators. 

Sony in profit but all is not well

For the first time in five years, seppuku-prone gadget behemoth Sony has posted annual profits - but the company is far from out of the woods.

Google building hacked

An ex Google employee has found that his former employer had some serious security holes at its new office in Sydney, Australia.

Apache backdoor causes problems

It is starting to look like the existence of Linux/Cdorked.A could be a serious problem for the owners of web servers.