|AMD failed to meet breakeven target|
"Backed by our powerful x86 processor cores and hands-down best graphics experiences, we achieved 28 percent revenue growth from the year-ago quarter. We are well positioned to continue to grow profitably as we diversify our business and enable our customers to drive change and win."
|Supreme Court case may determine how we watch TV|
The high court heard arguments in the dispute between television broadcasters and Aereo Inc., which takes free television signals from the airwaves and allows subscribers to watch the programs on laptop computers, smart phones and other portable devices. The case has the potential to bring big changes to the television industry.
|User generally misunderstands SSD|
The Storage Networking Industry Association (SNIA) has conducted a survey regarding the characteristics of solid state drives (SSDs) such as their endurance expectations and their lack of interest in using built-in encryption features. Paul Wassenberg, chair of SNIA's Solid State Storage Initiative (SSSI) said the results of the survey will be used to guide the group's education activities around the capabilities and features of SSDs.
|US economy moves up|
Both hiring and consumer outlooks have improved, which along with interest rates fueled much of the index's improvement. That offset a negative contribution from building permits.
|AT&T to upgrade major markets to 1Gb speed|
The service's 1 gigabit per second speed is about 100 times what U.S. consumers typically get with broadband. That means faster video downloads and the ability for more devices to connect to the network without congestion.
|Microsoft to rename Nokia|
"Please note that upon the close of the transaction between Microsoft and Nokia, the name of Nokia Corporation/Nokia Oyj will change to Microsoft Mobile Oy," a copy of which was obtained by Nokiapoweruser.
|Mobile DRAM mariket growth to balance lost sales in PC DRAM|
Under soaring market demands, mobile DRAM supplies are expected to face shortages, price upticks might occur in certain products in Q2. Looking at 2014, DRAMeXchange believes that PC DRAM growth will be revised downwards by about 5-10 per cent on a quarterly basis, and expects average selling price (ASP) for mobile DRAM to remain flat.
|Samsung "Earphone" simplifies Google Glass concept|
Earphone, which Samsung has filed to patent in South Korea, has only a single miniature heads-up-display, which extends around to present itself in front of the user's eye. Unlike Glass, which wraps around to rest on both ears like a pair of glasses, Earphone wraps around one ear and plugs audio directly into the ear canal using an earbud.
|GlobalFoundries licensed Samsung's FINFET process|
They’ll be able to promise customers a steady supply of chips, because customers will now be able to order the same type of FINFET products from GlobalFoundries’ factory in Saratoga County, New York, as well as from Samsung’s factories in Korea and in Austin, Texas.
|US Manufacturers are optimistic|
The positive sentiment about the prospects of U.S. commerce in the next 12 months reached the highest level since the fourth quarter of 2005. Conversely, optimism regarding the prospects of the world economy lessened during the first quarter as U.S. industrial manufacturers remained cautious on the global stage.
|Finger print authentication can be fooled too|
The flaw is potentially more serious, because Schlabs says he was also able to trick the electronic payment app PayPal that uses Samsung's authentication system into accepting the fake fingerprint.