January 31 2018

Various AMD Ryzen "Raven Ridge" Models Put Through 3DMark
Highlights from AMD Earnings Call: Hardened "Zen2" and 7 nm "Vega" by 2019
AMD Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual 2017 Financial Results
ASUS Announces Blue Cave AC2600 Router
BiTMICRO Announces E-Disk Altima II and Ace Drive II Industrial SSDs
First Call of Duty: WWII DLC Pack The Resistance Emerges Today
JEDEC Publishes Universal Flash Storage (UFS & UFSHCI) v3.0 and UFS Card v1.1

Dell Contemplates Reverse Merger with Subsidiary VMware

Icy Dock Announces ToughArmor MB607SP-B Backplane
Atlantic Introduces the VIPER 3000 Motorized Gaming Desk
Sapphire Intros Pulse Radeon RX 560 LITE Series Graphics Cards
Razer Unveils New Seiren Elite Microphone Designed for Streamers

MSI Announces Immerse GH60 GAMING Headset and Vigor GK40 Combo

Corsair Introduces the Water-Resistant K68 RGB Mechanical Gaming Keyboard
MSI Intros the OPTIX MPG27CQ Monitor: 27", WQHD, 144 Hz, 1800R, VA Panel
Toshiba Portégé and Tecra Laptops to Feature 8th Generation Intel Core vPro
BIOSTAR Releases Entry-Level A68MDE: Micro-ATX FM2+ for Home Entertainment
ASUS ROG Announces Strix GL12 Gaming Desktop
An EPYC Threadripper: Der8auer Gets EPYC CPU Working on X399 Motherboard
Riotoro Intros the CR488 Case
Thermaltake Intros Versa J21 Tempered Glass Edition Case
Samsung Launches 800GB Z-SSD for HPC and AI Systems
Lesson from the Crypto/DRAM Plagues: Build Future-Proof
It's a Web Mining Odyssey, Part 3: YouTube Falls to Injected Mining Code
Plantronics Introduces the Voyager 6200 UC Bluetooth Neckband Headset
Japanese Crypto Exchange Coincheck Hacked, Biggest Heist in History of the World
Microsoft Issues Update to Rollback Intel Spectre, Meltdown Problematic Patches
Chimei Materials breaks ground for China polarizer plant
ITRI unveils surrounding sensing subsystem for self-driving
Himax obtains nano 3D mastering tech assets and IP
Advantech opens expanded European Service Center
China makers account for 30% of global PV silver paste shipments in 2017
Kinsus profits shrink in 2017
LED market to favor buyers in 2018
MCU firm Holtek posts record profits for 2017

First-tier China smartphone brands to bring more competition in 2018

TSMC lands big orders for mining ASICs from Bitmain
Taiwan IC packagers to cash in on mining craze in 2018
Global 1Q18 server shipments to be flat
Cryptocurrency mining, AI applications to drive up demand for analog, MOSFET chips
Razer adds high-end Seiren Elite microphone to its Broadcaster family
Microsoft acquires cloud-based gaming service PlayFab
Facebook is banning ads promoting questionable financial products (including cryptocurrencies)
Cisco issues critical vulnerability alert for devices using WebVPN
Google removed 700,000 bad apps from the Play Store last year
Scientists found a way to transform astronaut feces into edible 'microbial goo'
Samsung launches 800GB Z-SSD for AI and high-performance computing
Google and HTC close $1.1 billion talent acquisition deal
Apple will focus on performance and quality in iOS 12
Opinion: Smartphone market challenges raise major questions