Microsoft pulls Windows 10 update
Published in News

Stuffed up people’s privacy settings

Microsoft stopped downloads for its latest official edition of Windows 10, version 1511, after it meddled with people's privacy settings.

Acer planning new Gaming notebooks next year
Published in Notebooks

Asking for quotes

Notebook maker Acer has been asking suppliers in the Far East for quotes for a new range of gaming notebooks which it is planning for 2016.

SAP customers are fed up with the jargon
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Think they know what the software does

The maker of expensive management software which no one is really sure what it does, SAP is finding that its customers are not a big fan of all the jargon and buzzwords the company uses.

HP's 'new' printers and PC company does badly
Published in News

Already regretting being the wrong side of the split

The last official figures before HP splits into two companies suggest that the PC  and printer's half is going to do rather badly, while its Enterprise side is going to do much better.

AMD moves pre-Graphics Core Next to legacy status
Published in Graphics

Bye-bye VLIW5 and VLIW4 architectures

AMD has said that that video cards based on the company’s architectures have been moved to legacy status.

Toshiba  comes up with single-chip wireless power receiver
Published in Processors

Can operate at 15 watts

Toshiba America Electronic Components (TEAC) has come up with what it claims is the first single-chip wireless power receiver that can operate at 15 watts and is compliant with the wireless charging Qi v1.2, standard.

Couple ran malware service arrested
Published in News

It is nice when a couple share their hobbies

Two Brits have been arrested and charged with running the encryption site which VXers have been using to test their malware.

UK’s nukes vulnerable to cyber attack
Published in News

Trident now a dangerous white elephant

The UK government has wasted billions on a controversial nuclear weapons system which might be vulnerable to a cyber-attack.

Li-Fi is 100 times faster than Wi-Fi
Published in Network

Does not run on political spin, like the name suggests

A new form of wireless networking has been successfully tested to be 100 times faster than wi-fi.

Windows 10 will be the biggest OS ever
Published in News

Maybe Apple will support it

Beancounters at analyst outfit Gartner have decided that Windows 10 will eventually be the most successful of Redmond's creations.