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.

Employers must tell staff before they snoop
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:52

Employers must tell staff before they snoop


Staff must not have their privacy violated

Autocratic bosses who love to read their employees emails without telling them have been told to cut it out by the  European Court of Human Rights.

Most US techies use a VPN
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:38

Most US techies use a VPN


Pirate without fear

An international cybersecurity awareness survey found that 65 percent of US tech sector workers now use a virtual private network (VPN) on either work or personal devices.

Lenovo celebrates Thinkpad by going back in time
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:23

Lenovo celebrates Thinkpad by going back in time


Retro Thinkpad with a T470 guts

It looks like Lenovo is preparing for the Thinkpad’s 25th anniversary by releasing a retro version with a contemporary T470’s insides.

Western Digital offers to drop out of memory chip sale
Published in News


Tosh may now take a better offer 

Toshiba shares rose more than four  percent on Wednesday  Western Digital is alleged to have offered to drop out of a group bidding for its flash memory chip business to take a stronger position in their joint venture instead.

HPE surprises with results
Published in News
Wednesday, 06 September 2017 10:05

HPE surprises with results


Networking means outfit does better than expected


Hewlett Packard Enterprise reported a surprise rise in quarterly revenue, largely helped by higher sales of its networking equipment.