Nvidia's Tegra K1 benchmarks go FTW



Nvidia's upcoming Tegra K1 SoC - boasting 192 graphics cores - will be bringing Kepler graphics capabilities to smartphones, tablets and hybrids.

3 Online Businesses That Google Is Going To Destroy

Reports are out that Google is revamping its services to allow search users to find flights, and buy tickets in a broad approach unmatched by the average travel site. 

Zotac’s (orb) Zbox has Intel Haswell inside




Zotac recently debuted an unobtrusive orb-shaped PC designed to sit on a desk or TV stand. 

Known as the ZBOX 01520, the device is powered by an Intel Core i3-4010U Haswell processor paired with Intel HD 4400 graphics. 



Will Target ever recover losing 110 million customers' credit card data?

Let's be fair, Target has tried and tried to show full transparency in view of the massive credit card hack that it, and its customers, have suffered. The company is being apologetic. But, can it ever recover from something this huge, and it may not be over, yet.

Nano PC is powered by AMD’s Mullins SoC


AMD recently showcased its next-gen, quad-core Mullins processor powering an uber-mini PC known as the “Nano.”



Snapchat drops collective jaws of world by offering an apology

We asked the question, Is Snapchat run by arrogant jerks? The answer was, yes. But, now, the sweet little douches are making amends by publicly - drumroll, hold breath - apologizing. We'd like to think it was because of our tirade. But, it probably has to do with trying to be good to your millions of users. 

Firm Sues Bank Over Cyberheist

The receiver for the now-defunct California-based Efficient Services Escrow Group is suing its former bank over a $1.5 million account takeover fraud incident that between December 2012 and January 2013 drained the escrow company's account.Peter Davidson of the California law firm Ervin, Cohen & Jessup LLP, the appointed receiver for Efficient Services Escrow, alleges First Foundation Bank of California had insufficient security procedures in place when cybercriminals hacked Efficient Services Escrow Group's bank account.

Nvidia showcases Tegra in-car with the BMW i3

At CES, Nvidia showed off the breadth of its ambitions by showcasing the 192 core Tegra K1, and not just for next-gen gaming, but in-car, in an electric BMW i3. 

Snapdragon getting in the car with powerful graphics

At CES, Qualcomm is showing off the incursion of its Snapdragon processor into in-car infotainment systems through a partnership with in-car software developer QNX.

Slick Asus hybrid runs Windows & Android



Asus has debuted a “quad-mode” hybrid PC designed to run both Windows and Android. The 13.3-inch Transformer Book Duet TD300 allows users to easily switch between operating systems by simply pressing a button.



Sony at CES: The SmartWear Vision

Sony is getting into the fitband business and tying everything up nicely around its mobile phone business. At this year's CES, the company launched two versions of its Xperia Z1, and a complementary set of NFC enabled devices including a Bluetooth headset the SmartBand.

The Intel CES Slide: Suck it, Windows!

Fashion bag maker Intel has been slowly backing away from its old chum Microsoft allowing the forces of darkness to pick it off -- now it seems to have gone into actual back stabbing mode.

The Intel CES Slide: We are idea free

You can sum up Intel's strategy in a few choice phrases: we can be ARM, too; we will build anything now; we are a conflict material free company; we don't know how to make wearables wearable; McAfee is kind of embarrassing so we're dropping the name, finally.

AMD at CES: Kaveri up for pre-order

AMD has announced that two of its A-series "Kaveri" chips are now available for preorder, and will be in the shops on January 14.

Toshiba rolls out $280 (Haswell) Chromebook


Toshiba is jumping on the Chromebook bandwagon with a new 13-inch laptop designed to run the web-centric operating system. 


Panasonic’s 20-inch 4K Toughpad has a $7K price tag


Panasonic has introduced a 20-inch, 4K Toughpad with a rather hefty $7,000 price tag. Yes, seriously. 



Acer’s Android (TA272) AIO is also a tablet


Acer has debuted a new Android-based all-in-one (AIO) desktop with a 27-inch, 2560 x 1440 pixel touchscreen display.

Is Snapchat run by arrogant jerks?

If you lost 4.6 million user names to hackers, didn't really have an answer for why or how you prevent the same thing happening again, and have absolutely no path to revenues, profitability, or whatever constitutes a real business, would you be kind of a dick about your business lacking some basic security?

Windows crashes helping hackers identify vulnerabilities

Websense has found that Windows standard error reports are leaking information which could be used by a hacker to craft specific attacks and compromise networks. 

Microsoft almost ditched discs for the Xbox One



Microsoft almost gave discs and optical drives the heave-ho in the final month leading up to the Xbox One’s launch.