Category: Computer

Windows 10 October 2018 Update Rollout Resumes, Says Microsoft

After a delay of more than a month, Microsoft has finally begun rolling out Windows 10 October 2018 Update, after being hit by bugs that caused the company to pull the update offline. To recall, Microsoft had pulled the Windows 10 October 2018 Update after reports the update was deleting data of users. It later restarted the rollout of a patched version to Windows […]

New material could improve efficiency of computer processing and memory

A team of researchers led by the University of Minnesota has developed a new material that could potentially improve the efficiency of computer processing and memory. The researchers have filed a patent on the material with support from the Semiconductor Research Corporation, and people in the semiconductor industry have already requested samples of the material. […]

Intel to Launch 9th Generation Core i9, Core i7, Core i5 Processors in October: Report

Intel is reportedly all set to refresh its range of Core processors by launching the ninth-generation models as early as October. Unlike the repeatedly delayed Cannon Lake chips that are so far rumoured to be based on all-new 10nm process, the upcoming ninth-generation Intel Core processors are said to be designed using a refined version of the existing 14nm […]

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 […]

Fujifilm to Challenge Xerox Call to Scrap $6.1 Billion Takeover

Fujifilm Holdings said it plans to challenge Xerox’stermination of a $6.1 billion (roughly Rs. 41,500 crores) takeover by the Japanese company, signaling that tensions between the joint venture partners won’t be coming to an end soon. Xerox plans to file a lawsuit as soon as possible, President Kenji Sukeno said Friday in his first public comments days after […]

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 […]

Toshiba Says China Approves Sale of Chip Unit to Bain Consortium

Embattled Japanese conglomerate Toshiba on Thursday said Chinese regulators have given approval for its plan to sell its prized chip unit – the final hurdle to complete the deal. Toshiba agreed in September to sell its memory chip business to a consortium led by US investor Bain Capital, which was seen as crucial to keeping it afloat […]