Rambus stops suing and invents something
Published in Memory
Friday, 29 September 2017 12:36

Rambus stops suing and invents something


First fully functional DDR5 DIMM

Memory outfit Rambus has taken time out of its busy schedule of patent trademark litigation to invent a fully functional DDR5 DIMM (dual in-line memory module) prototype.

Russian spammer fears death if he is extradited
Published in News


The US military will torture him for Putin's secrets

Russian hacker and alleged spam kingpin Peter Levashov, who was arrested in Spain on a US warrant, said that if he is extradited to the US he will be tortured and dead in a year.

Gamers fall for “Robot” girl
Published in News
Friday, 29 September 2017 12:06

Gamers fall for “Robot” girl


To be fair they have not got much experience with real women

A fierce row has broken out amongst gamers over whether a woman is a robot or real.

FCC tells Apple to turn on its FM radio function
Published in Mobiles


Stop Apple fanboys from dying

Fruity cargo cult Apple has a problem with allowing users to have a radio function on their iPhones – it wants them to use its expensive Apple Play instead.

Twitter finds more Russian spooks with pro-Trump accounts
Published in News


Twitter finds 200 Russian accounts dedicated to Trump

Twitter says it found some 200 accounts linked to the same Russian groups that bought $100,000 worth of ads on Facebook.

Apple’s face security is so poor a child can break it
Published in Mobiles


Jobs’ Mob warns against children using iPhones

Apple’s face scanning software can be broken by anyone under the age of 13 and the fruity cargo cult has been forced to admit that it does not really work for kids.

Intel goes neuromorphic
Published in Processors
Thursday, 28 September 2017 13:07

Intel goes neuromorphic


Loihi for AI and deep learning

Chipzilla has announced a new neuromorphic chip, codenamed Loihi, designed for AI and deep learning workloads.

Globalfoundries and Samsung promote FD-SOI in China
Published in Processors


Optimistic about growth

Globalfoundries and Samsung are optimistic about chip demand for automotive and IoT applications in China, and are promoting their respective fully-depleted silicon-on-insulator (FD-SOI) process technology there.

Trump goes all Napoleonic on Facebook
Published in News
Thursday, 28 September 2017 12:20

Trump goes all Napoleonic on Facebook


It is “anti-Trump” for revealing his Russian connections

President Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump has blasted Facebook for revealing to investigators that President Putin’s propaganda unit funded racially inflammatory adverts to help him get elected.

Firefox Quantum finally speeds up
Published in News
Thursday, 28 September 2017 12:04

Firefox Quantum finally speeds up


It can even handle Fudz' CMS

After being stuck in the slow lane for ages, Mozilla’s new Quantum browser is starting to look like it might be faster than Chrome.