CES continues to be men only
Published in News
Monday, 08 January 2018 11:59

CES continues to be men only


No women keynotes or protection against sexual harassment


CES is looking like a men only event with no women keynote speakers and no moves by organisers to protect women from sexual harassment.

Torvalds says Intel needs to admit it has a problem
Published in News


Chips are just not up to snuff

IT’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds has had some harsh words for Intel after the two bug issues were announced last week.

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 January 2018 10:21

AMD suffers from an "Intel like" bug


It has fixed it though

AMD has fixed, but not yet released BIOS/UEFI/firmware updates for the general public for a security flaw affecting the AMD Secure Processor.

FCC claims US internet is too fast
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Monday, 08 January 2018 10:18

FCC claims US internet is too fast


Might allow the carriers to slow it down by half

As part of its programme of reducing costs for monopolistic carriers, Donald “Prince of Orange” Trump’s FCC is looking at allowing the internet to become slower so that carriers don’t have to invest too much.

Apple stuffed as sales people start telling the truth
Published in Mobiles


Tame Apple Press furious


The Tame Apple Press is furious that truthful sales people are undermining all the efforts it made to make the iPhone X look super cool and value for money.

Nvidia clamps down on datacentre use
Published in Graphics
Friday, 05 January 2018 12:08

Nvidia clamps down on datacentre use


You pay for it, but we tell you what to do with it

Nvidia has decided that it has had enough of users buying its consumer grade hardware and slapping them in data centres.

Samsung confirms 10nm DDR4
Published in Memory
Friday, 05 January 2018 11:52

Samsung confirms 10nm DDR4


10-nanometer class, 8-gigabit (Gb) DDR4 DRAM is here

Samsung confirmed that it has started mass production of second generation 10-nanometer class, 8-gigabit (Gb) DDR4 DRAM.

Record profits expected for Samsung
Published in News
Friday, 05 January 2018 10:58

Record profits expected for Samsung


Not bad when your CEO is behind bars

Samsung Electronics is expected on Tuesday to forecast a record quarterly profit in the fourth quarter, as a world hungry for processing power and high-tech smartphones snaps up its semiconductors and screens.

Pai appears to fear assasination at Consumer Electronics Show
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Either that or people will just call him mean names

After making himself as popular as Charles Manson by handing the US internet to US telephone monopolies, Donald Trump’s head of the FCC is too scared to stand in front of ordinary people and explain himself.

Intel rushes out "Spectre" and "Meltdown" updates
Published in Processors


Should have most things patched by next week


Intel has developed and is rapidly issuing updates for all types of Intel-based computer systems - including personal computers and servers - that render those systems immune to the"Spectre" and "Meltdown" threats.