Apple denies dumbing down its iPhone X face recognition
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Bloomberg says it bloody did!

The fruity cargo cult Apple has denied hat it has dumbed down one of the few features that its iPhone X has over the iPhone 8.

Google and Cisco team up on cloud
Published in News
Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:44

Google and Cisco team up on cloud


Kubernetes and Istio service mesh

Google and Cisco have teamed up on the hybrid cloud.

US will start spying on home grown terrorists
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Thursday, 26 October 2017 11:39

US will start spying on home grown terrorists


Finally realised that those are the main threat

US spooks are finally turning their considerable tech spying power on to the white men with guns who do most of the terrorism in the country.

Trump asked Assange to improve access to Hilary emails
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Assange said no

A data firm linked to the presidential campaign of Donald Trump offered to help WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange spruce up the database of emails from Hillary Clinton’s private server.

Globalfoundries improves EUV yield
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:32

Globalfoundries improves EUV yield


Migration to EUV lithography going well

Globalfoundries has improved its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) mask yield rate to nearly 65 percent and made progress in its movement to EUV lithography.

Socialist China about to have a Sputnik moment
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 12:17

Socialist China about to have a Sputnik moment


About to embarrass the west on quantum computing

According to McClatchydc the Chinese government is about to embarrass the West by throwing enough money into quantum computing to beat them to the punch.

Apple can’t write a calculator program
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:48

Apple can’t write a calculator program


Just like it can’t write decent clock software.

Apple’s software skills continue to sink to new lows – now it can’t summon up enough of a skills base to write a calculator programmer which can actually add up.

Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 11:12

Tech giants spend fortune buying US politicians


Buy one get another free

US tech giants are spending a small fortune on "lobbying" politicians and the situation is getting worse.

LG Display sees 80 percent profit surge
Published in Graphics
Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:55

LG Display sees 80 percent profit surge


Hi-end tellies and mobile demand

LG Display has seen an 80 percent surge in quarterly profits just ahead of expectations, helped by strong demand for its screens used in high end TV sets as well as mobile devices.

Shuttleworth explains killing off Unity
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Wednesday, 25 October 2017 10:45

Shuttleworth explains killing off Unity


IPO in the works

Ubuntu founder Mark Shuttleworth has been telling the world+dog why he killed off Unity and it is all about getting busy, ready for an IPO.