• NEWS
    Spectre-Next Generation: Germany Calls on Chip and Hardware Makers to Tackle Processor Flaws

    Germany’s federal cyber agency called on chip and hardware-makers to address new vulnerabilities discovered in computer central processing units, but said no complete fix was possible at the moment. The BSI agency said its analysis showed the new flaws, dubbed Spectre-Next Generation, resembled the Meltdown and Spectre bugs discovered in January and could allow attackers […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Toshiba Awaits Regulator Approval for Key Chip Unit Sale

    HIGHLIGHTS The firm had agreed to sell its memory chip business to Bain Capital Toshiba had expected to meet all the sale conditions by March 23 It’s China’s anti-trust law” that is holding up the sale: Toshiba Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba said Monday it was still waiting for regulators to approve the key sale of its chip […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    AMD to Release Patches to Fix Some Chip Flaws Uncovered by CTS Labs

    Advanced Micro Devices on Tuesday said patches are on the way for recently revealed flaws in some of its chips that could allow hackers to take over computers. AMD expressed confidence that chip vulnerabilities made public last week by Israeli-based security firm CTS Labs could be fixed with firmware patches and updated software that would not slow computers […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Meltdown, Spectre Chip Flaws: Who’s Affected

    HIGHLIGHTS Meltdown only affects Intel-based machines Spectre affects Intel, AMD, ARM-based machines Most software makers and OEMs have issued fixes already Technology companies are scrambling to fix serious security flaws affecting computer processors built by Intel and other chipmakers and found in many of the world’s personal computers and smartphones. The two hardware bugs discovered can be […]

  • COMPUTERS
    Apple: All Macs and iOS devices affected by chip flaws

    Apple has confirmed all its Mac systems and iOS devices are affected by two recently disclosed processor flaws called Spectre and Meltdown. In an announcement on Thursday, Apple (AAPL) said it has released mitigations to defend against Meltdown in iOS 11.2, macOS 10.13.2, and tvOS 11.2. It will release mitigations in Safari to defend against the Spectre bug “in the […]

  • ELECTRONICS
    Samsung Electronics considers adding capacity at China chip plant

    Samsung, the world’s No.1 memory chip maker, has already invested billion in the Xi’an facility to make 3D NAND memory chips. (Reuters) Tech giant Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Monday it is considering adding memory chip production capacity at its manufacturing base in China amid an industry-wide boom that will likely fuel record sales […]

  • COMPUTERS
    New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

    Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation […]

  • COMPUTERS
    New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

    Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation […]

  • COMPUTERS
    New Samsung Chip Could Make Your Phone Faster Than Your Laptop

    Samsung is set to make mobile devices bigger, faster, and more brilliant in the very near future. The company announced that it has begun mass production on the very first 8-gigabit LPDDR4 Mobile DRAM mobile memory module. The new chip marks a new benchmark for mobile devices aimed at being the best. In fact, Samsung’s innovation […]