Where there's an Intel Haswell there's a has way

Hot Hardware has spotted that Intel's new Haswell chip is going to be the first x86 CPU to have a on-die voltage regulator module, or VRM.

Intel will win in foundry wars

Moore's Law is eventually going to crush Intel's opposition as companies are unable to pay the huge costs involved in R&D and new process gear.

Linkedin acts against prostitutes

Professional social network LinkedIn recently announced a series of privacy policy changes, most of which are simplifications of existing policies, but one change isn’t.

Google ups the storage ante

Search engine Google has surprised observers by stepping up the size of its free cloud based storage offerings from five to 15GB.

Sexting banned in West Virginia

The great state of West Virginia has come up with a new law that would drag teenagers to court for sexting each other. 

Justice Department excoriated for journalist snoop

The Justice Department secretly obtained two months of telephone records of reporters and editors for the Associated Press in what amounts to the largest government press snooping exercise carried out in a western nation.

Claim: Vivante GC4000 rated top mobile GPU for floating-point accuracy

Typically, only hard-core geeks care about benchmarks when it comes to the hardware powering tablets and smartphones. And why not?

Intel Haswell models ready to ship

Manufacturers are hoping that a new crop of notebooks based on Intel’s Haswell processors and Windows 8 can help them buck negative trends in the PC market. A torrent of announcements is expected at Taipei's Computex fair next month and the first designs are ready and shipping.

Mobile shopping reaches a crescendo

Although mobile commerce is still experiencing teething problems in most markets, a growing number of consumers are turning to smartphones to improve their shopping experience. Even when they are not making actual transactions, they are using their smartphones to learn more about products and services.

DRAM shortage pushes prices up

The DRAM supply shortage isn’t getting better and memory maker Inotera now believes it will drag on until the end of the year. Strong demand for smartphones and tablets is to blame, and prices are going up as well.

Steak and cheese internet dinner traps fraudster

The US' Internal Revenue Service claims to have caught a pair of serial ID fraudsters by using some simple detective work on an Instagram picture of a steak and cheese dinner.

Samsung claims it's on 5G trail

Although many countries around the world have struggled to get 4G widely available, Samsung has claimed it has made a major breakthrough at the core of 5G, the next generation of mobile communications.

Now the US taxman probes Google

The world's tax men are ganging up to take on the creative accountants at the likes of Google, who have been allegedly engineering some fairly staggering tax evasion moves.

Microsoft is lagging Linux

Microsoft's kernel is falling behind Linux because of a cultural problem at the Volehill of Redmond, claims one of its developers.

Facebook scammers target religion

Facebook scammers are increasingly trying to imitate American religious leaders and rake in some easy money.

Copyright trolls rock and roll in Georgia

If you want to know the standard of legal arguments among the copyright patent trolls, you need look no further than the Prenda case in Georgia.

Apple loses dominance with iPhone

More figures are proving to a shell shocked Apple loving press that the overly hyped iPhone is slowly dying and is set to fall behind Microsoft.

Microsoft fights back over Windows 8

Software giant Microsoft appears to have finally lost its rag over the large number of critics bashing its flagship Windows 8.

Acer PC sales slump

Acer seems to be getting the worst of the PC slump. Friday the company reported its April sales plunged 18.8 percent from a year ago, Reuters reports.

KDDI AU Smart TV Android-powered TV stick rocks a TI OMAP 4430 processor

One of the busiest segments of the Android market is TV/PCs-on-a-stick, with a variety of devices constantly rolling out from various overseas manufacturers.