Nintendo denies Switch problems
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Monday, 13 March 2017 13:50

Nintendo denies Switch problems


It all user error


While the world wide wibble is full of people who have experienced problems with their Nintendo Switch, the maker of the portable consoles is denying that there is anything wrong.

Intel writes $13.5 billion cheque for MobileEye
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Self-driving car software belongs to Chipzilla


Chipzilla has just written a $13.5 billion cheque to buy its Jerusalem-based partner MobilEye.

Oculus boss sues ZeniMax
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Monday, 13 March 2017 13:39

Oculus boss sues ZeniMax


Owes him $22.5 million


While ZeniMax Media might have won a trademark dispute against Facebook-owned Oculus, it seems that the court battles are far from over.

There's a Munich disagreement over Open source
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Politicians square off against the IT people 


Moves by German politicians to undo Munich’s decade experiment in open source are unnecessary, according to the bloke in charge of the project.

Businesses that snub open source 'will fail'
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Linux Foundation warns


Companies who do not use open source software will eventually go tits-up according to a top open saucy type.

iPhone 8 may not actually exist
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 March 2017 12:18

iPhone 8 may not actually exist


It is just a figment of your sad, limited imagination

One of the sillier iPhone 8 rumours to hit the streets crossed our desk this morning. It claims that the iPhone 8 might not actually exist.

Google admits some Pixel mics are borked
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 10 March 2017 11:40

Google admits some Pixel mics are borked


"Only a small number" will need to be replaced 

Google has admitted that a "small number" of its Pixel phones have shipped with borked microphones which will need to be returned so they can be replaced.

UK finance industry blighted by poor code
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Developers just not interested

Code penned for the finance industry, particularly in the UK is pants according to a new study.

Imagination releases new PowerVR Furian
Published in Graphics
Friday, 10 March 2017 11:24

Imagination releases new PowerVR Furian


New GPU architecture


Imagination Technologies has lifted the kimono on its next-generation PowerVR Furian architecture, which it is billing as an entirely new GPU architecture designed for the evolved graphics and compute needs of next-generation consumer devices.

Nvidia gets onto Microsoft's cloud
Published in Graphics
Friday, 10 March 2017 11:09

Nvidia gets onto Microsoft's cloud


Hey you, get onto my cloud 

Nvidia and Microsoft unveiled blueprints for a new hyperscale GPU accelerator to drive AI cloud computing.