Canon faces EU fine
Published in News
Friday, 07 July 2017 12:12

Canon faces EU fine


Should not have bought Toshiba’s medical unit

EU regulators said they might fine Canon up to 10 percent of annual revenue for jumping the gun in its acquisition of Toshiba's Medical unit.

Samsung sees profits up by 72 percent
Published in Memory
Friday, 07 July 2017 12:09

Samsung sees profits up by 72 percent


Thanks for the memories


Samsung Electronics has said its second-quarter operating profit rose 72 percent from a year earlier to a new record.

Google is to be hit by another record fine
Published in Mobiles


EU antitrust watchdogs take another punch 

The EU is contemplating another record fine against Google.

Apple’s bug bounty programme failing
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Friday, 07 July 2017 12:00

Apple’s bug bounty programme failing


Apple bugs are too valuable


When Apple launched its bug bounty programme last year, the Tame Apple Press thought it was the bee's knees, but what they are not telling you now is that it is a flop.

Microsoft’s OneDrive ignores Fat people
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Fat-wah issued on older file systems 

OneDrive users around the world have been upset Microsoft's cloud file syncing and storage system has suddenly stopped working with anything other than disks formatted with the NTFS file system.

RED releases Hydrogen 4-View
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 07 July 2017 11:50

RED releases Hydrogen 4-View


High tech smartphone

RED, which normally makes high-end $10,000+ cameras, is launching a $1,195 smartphone called the RED Hydrogen One.

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech
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Friday, 07 July 2017 11:44

Facebooks AI tries to stop hate speech

By banning lesbians

Secret guidelines used by social media giant Facebook to censor hate speech have resulted in lesbians being blocked and banned.

Taiwan invests in AI research
Published in News
Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:53

Taiwan invests in AI research


$32.73 million a year to support local industry


Taiwan is to spend $32.73 million every year over a period of five years to develop artificial intelligence research centres.

UK political hack was carried out by amateurs
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Not the Russians this time

A hack of UK politicians which was thought to be the work of Russians turned out to be carried out by amateurs.

Baidu boss investigated for not driving
Published in News
Thursday, 06 July 2017 12:23

Baidu boss investigated for not driving


Tested a driverless car on a public road


Baidu China's Google is under investigation after its chief executive tested a driverless car on public roads.