HTC gives up on budget Android phones
Published in Mobiles


Too much competition and low margins


HTC has confirmed that it is giving up on budget Android phones beginning this year. Instead, the company will focus on premium devices, which have a higher profit margin.

SAP works out way to screw more cash from customers
Published in News


Starts charging their customers too


The expensive management software outfit which no one is really sure what it does has worked out a way of screwing more cash out of its customers by forcing them to charge THEIR customers.

HAARP goes back online
Published in News
20 February 2017

HAARP goes back online


Tinfoil hat wearers rejoice


The HAARP antenna array is being brought back into service in a move that will make conspiracy nuts very happy.

Linux gets virtual GPU support
Published in News


Kernel approved


Open source’s Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds announced the general availability of the Linux 4.10 kernel series, which includes virtual GPU (Graphics Processing Unit) support.

More details on Japanese HPC star in Nvidia’s universe
Published in Graphics


Not a Polaris at all


Details are coming out about the Global Scientific Information and Computing Center at the Tokyo Institute of Technology’s new supercomputer which is based around Nvidia GPUs.

AMD shows off die shots of Ryzen cores
Published in Processors


And selfies of core complex modules


AMD has released some selfies of the upcoming Ryzen CPU line.

Sweden demonstrates first end-to-end flatpack 5G network
Published in News


Ericsson said it didn’t bork, bork, bork


The socialist land of massage, flat-pack furniture, high suicide rates, where buying booze is like less socially acceptable than buying porn, is the first to come up with a demonstration of an end-to-end 5G network.

Tech industry innovation is bullshit
Published in News


Torvalds wades into management speak

Open sauce's Mr Sweary Linus Torvalds has waded into tech companies who keep banging on about innovation.

Valve will not lose sleep if VR fails
Published in Wearables


But it is still doing ok

VR headset developer Valve has said that it does not really matter if its VR tech turns out to be a complete failure.

US tech jobs axed last year
Published in News


96,017 jobs cut in 2016

Layoffs at computer, electronics, and telecommunications companies rose by 21 percent last year.