Ten tech giants join forces to beef up data security

The Linux Foundation has announced the formation of the Confidential Computing Consortium which aims to make it easier to protect sensitive data cross different computing environments.

Jul 26, 2019

Apple buys Intel smartphone modem unit for $1bn

Under the deal, approximately 2 200 Intel employees will join Apple, along with intellectual property, equipment and leases.

May 20, 2019

Trump blacklist sees Google restrict some Huawei business

The Chinese tech giant will reportedly lose access to updates to Google's Android operating system and future Huawei smartphones will not have access to the Google Play Store.

Apr 17, 2019

Intel ditches 5G smartphone modem business

Following an agreement to dismiss all litigation between Apple and Qualcomm, Intel says it will exit the 5G smartphone modem business.


AWS, Intel court local start-ups

The companies target South African start-up companies before Amazon Web Services launches its data centres next year.


Semiconductor revenue hits $476.7bn

In 2018, memory strengthened its position as the largest semiconductor category, accounting for 34.8% of total revenue, says Gartner.


Tech companies pledge big at Global Citizen Festival

The Global Citizen Festival over the weekend drew big commitments from tech companies to improve the lives of people in Africa.

Sep 26, 2018

Apple accused of stealing secrets to help Intel

Qualcomm claims Apple stole its chip-making secrets and gave them to Intel, paving the way for Apple to switch to Intel's improved semiconductors.

Jul 31, 2018

Intel helps bring Smithsonian artwork to global audience

The exhibition "No Spectators: The Art of Burning Man" is now available in virtual reality powered by Intel technology.

Jun 26, 2018

US chip stocks sink following trade measures announcement

Intel, Micron Technology and Nvidia each fell at least 4% in afternoon trade, pushing the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index down 3.7%.

Jun 21, 2018

Intel CEO Brian Krzanich resigns

Intel's CEO has resigned after a probe found his consensual relationship with an employee violated company policy.

Jun 1, 2018

Acer extends smart school programme to SA

The initiative is for schools that have embraced Acer technology and encourage digital transformation in the classroom.

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