Indian government considers propping up failing Apple
Published in Mobiles


Sure we will prop up your failing business model - what else can we spend our cash on?

It appears that the Indian government is taking seriously a request from Apple to help prop up its failing business model and inflate its stonking margins.

Ryzen 5 prices are falling
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 14:11

Ryzen 5 prices are falling


Under £200 for a top of the line

The price of AMD's top-of-the-line AMD Ryzen 5 microprocessor has fallen to below £200 and is cheaper than the cut price Ryzen 5 1600.

EU sues Ireland over Apple tax pact
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 12:09

EU sues Ireland over Apple tax pact


Ireland ignored Apple's $15.3 billion owed tax

Ireland's relationship with Apple was so cosy it allowed Jobs' Mob to avoid paying more than $15.3 billion in tax, according to the European Commission.

Google and Facebook AI drive fear and loathing in Las Vegas
Published in News


Fake news, conspiracy theories, Muslim invasions all reported as fact

The first serious test of Google and Facebook at handling fake news failed dismally as the pair crashed and burned during the Las Vegas shooting.

Fully driverless cars only a few months away
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 11:28

Fully driverless cars only a few months away


Tested in Phoenix area

Completely driverless cars could be tested in the Phoenix area by the end of the year.

Anti-neutrality campaign was mostly carried out by bots
Published in News


FCC fooled by Big Content and conservative pressure groups

One of the main justifications that the US FCC has for undermining net neutrality laws was that the changes had a surprising amount of public support.

Intel's Paul Otellini snuffs it
Published in News
Wednesday, 04 October 2017 10:50

Intel's Paul Otellini snuffs it


Died in his sleep

The tech world has been surprised by the shock death of Paul Otellini, Intel's previous CEO, who died in his sleep on Monday. He was 66.

TSMC builds 3nm Fab in Taiwan
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 03 October 2017 12:33

TSMC builds 3nm Fab in Taiwan


Not the US

As we predicted,TSMC will build the 'world's first' semiconductor plant to support the creation of 3nm node silicon chips in Taiwan.

Nvidia recruits Gigabyte and Leadtek for AI alliance
Published in Graphics


Glorious coalition

Nvidia has recruited Gigabyte and Leadtek Research into a glorious AI alliance.

UK’s Home Secretary admits she does not understand encryption
Published in News


Wants it combatted anyway

The UK Home Secretary, Amber Rudd, has admitted that she doesn't understand end-to-end encryption, but still wants to "to find the best way to combat" it.