Breitbart conspiracy was a network error
Published in News
Friday, 08 September 2017 11:04

Breitbart conspiracy was a network error


FBI called

The semi-official organ of the alt-right movement, Breitbart, was so certain that its website was being hacked that it called in the FBI.

Bloke who married his computer sues Alabama
Published in News
Friday, 08 September 2017 06:00

Bloke who married his computer sues Alabama


Recognise my love

A man who claims to have married his computer in New Mexico has sued the state of Alabama for refusing to recognise the marriage.

Aussies come up with new form of quantum computer
Published in News
Thursday, 07 September 2017 12:06

Aussies come up with new form of quantum computer


Who needs dead cats when you have a lot of sheep?


Aussie boffins, squatting in the outback, have come up with a new form of quantum computer which does not involve cats and will be dramatically easier and cheaper to produce.

EU president wants China style internet firewall
Published in News
Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:53

EU president wants China style internet firewall


Governments should be allowed to spy to save big content

A Council of the European Union document leaked by Statewatch on 30 August reveals that during the summer months Estonia - which holds the current EU Presidency - has been pushing the other Member States to strengthen indiscriminate internet surveillance and protect Big Content from piracy.

Facebook admits that Russians were buying pro-Trump adverts
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Russian troll factory was gaming the election 

Social notworking site Facebook has admitted that it was taking huge amounts of pro-Trump advertising from Russian accounts during the US election.

Intel has surprise “win” against the EU
Published in News
Thursday, 07 September 2017 11:15

Intel has surprise “win” against the EU


Lower courts have to review huge fine

The highest court in the European Union has ruled that Intel’s $1.3 billion antitrust fine should be reviewed in a move which could end a sweeping crackdown on US tech companies antics in Europe.

Apple is no longer the number two smartphone maker
Published in Mobiles


Never mind Tim, your company will always be a number two to Fudzilla

The fruity cargo-cult’s grip on the world’s smartphone market is continuing to slip as Huawei has knocked it from its number two position behind Samsung.

Court tells Shiva Ayyadurai he did not invent email
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Techdirt wins case

Shiva Ayyadurai, the Trump supporter with a race-baiting campaign hashtag, claim that he invented email has been thrown out of a court.

AI chip market heats up
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 11:25

AI chip market heats up


Everyone wants in


It is starting to look like the AI chipmarket is going to be a battle ground for chip development.

Trump speeds up self-driving car rules
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:59

Trump speeds up self-driving car rules


Cuts “red-tape” so car makers can speed things up

Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has decided to cut all the “red tape” which prevents self-driving cars getting on the road quickly. Since some of that red tape proving that the car is safe on the road and will behave properly without killing anyone, consumer groups are a little concerned.