Humanity is running out of ideas
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 06:00

Humanity is running out of ideas

Moores Law is a case study

A team of top boffins is starting to worry that humans are running out of ideas and are citing the tech industry’s inability to come up with a solution for Moore's Law as a case study.

FireEye spot spooks' Microsoft Office hack
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:52

FireEye spot spooks' Microsoft Office hack


Pass the SOAP

FireEye found a malicious Microsoft Office RTF document which has all the hallmarks of being made by the CIA to hack Microsoft Office docs.

Google purges Symantec certificates
Published in News
Wednesday, 13 September 2017 11:33

Google purges Symantec certificates


Chrome will not trust them any more


After deciding to distrust Symantec's certificates in March, Google has decided that from Chrome 66 it will completely remove any trust of Symantec-issued certificates issued before 1 June, 2016.

World suffers as Tame Apple Press goes on full spin
Published in Mobiles


Comment:
Helping a company flog an out-of-date phone at twice  the price

The Tame Apple Press has sensed that its Apple OverLords might need a hand flogging the out-of-date over-priced iPhoneX to the world and is pulling out all the stops.

Apple claims it does not make products for the rich
Published in News


It also makes them for those with sellable organs

In a move which shows how in touch Tim Cook is with poor people, the Apple CEO claimed the cargo cult didn’t make products just for rich people.

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 12:13

Internet of Things to grow 35 percent each year


$1.16 billion by 2020


The Internet of Things (IOT) platform market is expected to grow 35 percent annually to $1.16 billion by 2020, according to Verizon’s State of the Market: Internet of Things 2017 report.

Facebook bitten by Spanish watchdog
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:56

Facebook bitten by Spanish watchdog


The pain in Spain is mainly for Zuckerberg to explain

Facebook has been fined 1.2 million euros for collecting personal information from users in Spain that could then be used for advertising, the national data protection watchdog has growled.

Google uses latest EU Intel court ruling as basis for antitrust appeal
Published in News

 
US companies must not pay for their anti-trust antics 

As might be expected, the EU court ruling which could be seen as favourable to Intel has lead to an appeal by Google.

Equifax used Custers' defence for data breach
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 06:00

Equifax used Custers' defence for data breach


Blame the Apache

The mainstream press has been claiming that open source software is to blame for the Equifax data breach but it is starting to look like it might not know what it is talking about.

VW pledges to be all electric by 2030
Published in News
Tuesday, 12 September 2017 11:19

VW pledges to be all electric by 2030


German outfit wants to be the leader


In a move which will see it never have to face another emissions scandal,  Adolf Hitler’s favourite car company has announced it will be all electric by 2030.