AMD today announced revenue for the first quarter of 2015 of $1.03 billion, operating loss of $137 million and net loss of $180 million, or $0.23 per share. Non-GAAP operating loss was $30 million and non-GAAP net loss was $73 million, or $0.09 per share.
Now that Disney is in charge do they care about the things that have made so many of us into lifelong fans? Fast forward to April 16, 2015 and we have the release of the second official trailer to Star Wars Episode VII!
As revealed over the past year or so we know that the NSA has access to most users data, but that does not stop them from wanting more. NSA’s chief Michael Rogers has now called for a “front door” encryption key that would provide the NSA with access to your data, but the key would be broken into multiple parts so that no one agency or person could easily get in.
Facebook is bringing its Messenger service out the Facebook website itself and it is now a standalone app that you can access via your web browser. If you head on over to Messenger.com you will find what looks like the mobile Messenger app, but made to work for the web.
It looks like there is a new codename on the Microsoft roadmap, it is called Redstone. From what we are hearing it will be a large update to Windows 10 expected in 2016. Windows 10, which was codenamed “Threshold” is to be released this summer. In the fall there is going to be a large update to Windows 10, which will still be called Threshold. This will be in addition to smaller and regularly released updated and fixes.
We are in the early days of the lawsuit that was launched by NVIDIA against Smasung and Qualcomm. The lawsuit claims that the rival chipmakers are infringing on seven of NVIDIA’s patents. It looks like NVIDIA can claim victory in the first round of the case as the International Trade Commission has returned a pretrial claim construction ruling, also known as a Markman ruling.
Microsoft has rolled out another new preview build of Windows 10. This new build will give users their first taste of Microsoft’s new web browser, Project Spartan. As we talked about before Microsoft will be slowly retiring the Internet Explorer brand and Project Spartan, a brand new browser will take over.
Typically when Microsoft releases a new version of Windows we see a Release To Manufacture (RTM) version of Windows that ships in August and then the official version would be released by October. We know this will not be the case as Microsoft already announced that Windows 10 will be shipping this summer.
We reported yesterday that Microsoft stated that Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 users who have pirated versions of the operating system will still get a free upgrade to Windows 10 when it is released this summer. Microsoft has clarified this saying that they will allow users to get its latest distribution for free, but they are not giving it away for free.