Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health
Published in Wearables
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:57

Apple patents Airbuds tracking your health


What do you mean you can do that with a headphone jack?

The fruit tax-dodging cargo cult thinks it has found another reason to stick its expensive Airbuds into your ears.

Germany's first fully integrated 8K IP entertainment service to kick off
Published in News


Based around ADVA optical networking gear


ADVA Optical Networking announced that the German digital service provider Exaring has deployed its technology in Germany's first fully integrated platform for IP entertainment services.

Drones showing up weaknesses in missile defence plans
Published in News


It is too expensive to shoot them down

The US Patriot missile batteries might be getting more accurate, but cheaply made drones are fast becoming the battle field kings

Macom samples its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip
Published in Processors


Most powerful ARM


MACOM Connectivity Solutions announced the sampling of its third generation 16-nanometer FinFET Server-on-a-Chip(SoC), X-Gene 3.

US falling behind in supercomputer stakes
Published in News
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:37

US falling behind in supercomputer stakes


Scientists fear America not really that great any more


Advanced computing experts at the National Security Agency and the Department of Energy are worried that that China is "extremely likely" to take the leadership in supercomputing as early as 2020.

Yahoo arrests show the hand of Putin
Published in News
Thursday, 16 March 2017 11:34

Yahoo arrests show the hand of Putin


Russians apparently thought people still used Yahoo mail

Indictments in the United States of four people in a 2014 cyber attack on Yahoo reveal a symbiotic relationship between Tsar Vladimir’s Putin’s security services and private Russian hackers.

European server sales slump
Published in News
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:27

European server sales slump


IDC figures


Beancounters at IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their shoe size and reached the conclusion that European server sales have slid by 12.9 percent.

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:24

Samsung ramping up to 7nm next year


Will be ready for volume production


Despite having its CEO behind bars, Samsung will be ready for volume production of its 7nm process node in 2018.

Russians say Apple guilty of price-fixing
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 15 March 2017 11:22

Russians say Apple guilty of price-fixing


And run by homosexuals


The Russian government has found the fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple guilty of running a price fixing racket.

Nintendo Switch ships with six month old bugs
Published in Games


It is almost as if they are not really trying


Nintendo’s new Switch console is shipping with software flaws which are more than six months old.