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.

AMD lags behind Samsung, Qualcomm

AMD has fallen behind rivals Qualcomm and Samsung on IC Insights' list of microprocessor vendors.

GloFo blows whistle on staff shortage

Talk of immigration reform in the US has been halted by partisan bickering for years, and it might be about to start taking its toll on the economy, coupled with less than stellar high school education.

Who needs drones when you've got satellites?

The belief that the US government will be using drones to spy on its citizens might not have any basis, as its security forces move towards satellite spying instead.

US power grid vulnerable to attack

It seems that the US government’s belief in the efficiency of its private sector to run its power infrastructure is proving completely bogus.

Devon Ceptor is a $99 Linux-powered HDMI stick

Devon IT is currently prepping a $99 Linux-powered HDMI stick dubbed the "Ceptor" for a July launch. 

Iron-platinum alloys could be new-generation hard drives

Meeting the demand for more data storage in smaller volumes means using materials made up of ever-smaller magnets, or nanomagnets.

IBM will diagnose your ills

IBM is packing off its Watson software to the health industry where it is going to be telling people what is wrong with them.

Intel says Haswell will save its X86 bacon

The PC will be saved from its much predicted doom by the glorious power-saving ability of the Haswell chip, at least according to the prophecy of Intel's chief technology officer Justin Rattner.

Irish fight back at tax allegations

The Irish government is getting angry that the US and UK are blaming its tax laws for the antics of multinational IT companies.

Apple clocks high retail revenue per shopper

Apple has been in the news for all the wrong reasons lately. Its falling share price has been a source of concern for Wall Street, the lack of revolutionary products is another, and a big gap in the update cycle is yet another.

SSD sales set to soar

Solid state drives (SSDs) will account for more than one third of the computer storage market in 2017.

Apple avoids paying a heap of tax

Apple is going to explain to the US government how it managed to keep billions of dollars in profits in Irish subsidiaries to pay little or no taxes to any government.

Dell falls out of a cloud

Troubled hardware maker Dell has become one of the first high profile companies to dump its public cloud plans.

Samsung beats up Retina displays

Samsung Display has a few new goodies to show off at Display Week, including three displays that make Apple’s Retina panels look rather outdated.