Arduino TFT screen gets official

Just a few days after rolling out a new IDE (integrated development environment) and an official Robot, Arduino has launched a TFT LCD screen.

Irrational hackers are a bigger threat to US

Cybersecurity researchers are getting more worried that focusing on "rational" attackers such as the Chinese might be a dangerous way to go, and the country needs to fear the irrational types more.

LG gets in bed with ARM

Electronics giant LG has signed with ARM to license the ARM Cortex-A50 CPU as well as the next gen of the Mali GPU.

AMD releases low cost APUs

AMD has finally taken the wraps off its low-power APU line-up for 2013. Of course, avid readers probably know what AMD has cooked up with its Jaguar and Piledriver based chips, which now have proper names to go by, and they sound worse than the codenames. 

Nvidia: Disruption is good for you

Nvidia seems to think that no crisis should ever go to waste, hence it believes it can capitalize on disruptions in the PC market and weather the storm with ease.

There's no floating brains in space

Scientists have put to bed a theory about space brains, which will be a great relief to those who have trouble sleeping over such matters.

Samsung, HTC storm smartphone strongholds

The smartphone wars are heating up and now we are hearing that Samsung and HTC flagship Android phones are flying off the shelves, leaving the competition in a cloud of dust.

SAP wants to hire autistic people

The company which makes software that no one understands says it aims to train 650 workers with autism to become IT specialists by 2020.

Lenovo bucks PC trend

Lenovo has pulled it off again. Although most PC peddlers are in the red, the company reported record PC shipments, annual sales, global market share and annual pre-tax income. 

Microsoft founder cuts a waxing

No one can say that Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen has not done a lot with his life. He has been a philanthropist, inventor, investor, cancer survivor and author.

HP lifts itself by its own bootstraps

It looks like whatever its new CEO Meg Whitman is doing at HP to turn the outfit around is starting to work.

Italian offers cold fusion promise

A panel of researchers has released a paper confirming that a device made by a secretive Italian might be cold fusion.

Eric Schmidt says Google is a country, not a company

Eric Schmidt, the chairman of Go Ogle, was in Oxford yesterday, speaking at the Sheldonian about goodness knows what. It was probably attended by ass lickers, big time.

Global semiconductor sales down

Revenues for the global semiconductor market dropped two percent year on year to $295 billion in 2012, IDC's latest semiconductor application forecast reports.

Video: Texas Instruments debuts $329 OMAP5432 EVM dev board

Texas Instruments (TI) recently launched a $329 OMAP5432 EVM dev board based on ARM's Cortex-A15 architecture.

Beware geeks bearing GIFs. Or jifs

Steve Wilhite, the inventor of the GIF file format, caused controversy by declaring the file format should properly be pronounced 'jif' - but this has been refuted by the chief editor of the Oxford English Dictionary.

Graphene inks are on the way

A team of researchers at Northwestern Engineering has come up with a new way of producing graphene, which could eventually lead to printable graphene ink.

HTC management gets shaken up

It is no secret that HTC is trying to reinvent itself and transform its somewhat geeky brand image. It's off to a good start, as its flagship HTC One handset is getting very positive reviews and giving Samsung’s Galaxy S4 a run for its money, but all is not going well.

Google Chrome gets a revamp

Google has released a new version of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

Intel CEO spring cleans his staff

Intel's new chief executive, Brian Krzanich, has surprised analysts by ordering a sweeping company reorganisation.