Apple may get rid of fingerprint reader
Published in Mobiles


Will rely instead on smug aura detectors

The fruity tax-dodging cargo cult Apple, in a desperate move to increase margins on its failing iPhone, has decided to abandon the expensive fingerprint reader.

Power your smartphone with a super volcano
Published in News


What could possibly go wrong?

While Dr Evil might power his supercomputer using the volcano on his island base, the idea has been suggested as a way of sorting out the world’s battery woes.

Tech companies ask the Supremes to stop government spying
Published in News


Oi coppers! Leave our phones alone
 
More than a dozen high technology companies and have asked the US Supreme Court to make it harder for government officials to access individuals' sensitive mobile data.

HP continues on Continuum
Published in News


Claims it has an assurance from Redmond

While Windows roadmaps show a rather big hole where mobile should be, HP insists that it has been assured by Redmond there are no plans to drop Continuum.

Chipzilla confirms Ice lake
Published in Processors


Intel will make it on 10nm + if it does not slip up

Intel has confirmed the existence of a new processor family called Ice Lake that will be made on Intel's 10nm+ process. 

Fiat cars will soon have Intel under the bonnet
Published in News


Self-driving alliance formed


BMW Group, Intel and Mobileye announced today that they have signed a memorandum of understanding with Fiat Chrysler to be the first automaker to join them in developing a world-leading, state-of-the-art autonomous driving platform for global deployment.

Blockstream gets its own satellite
Published in News


Bong, bong, bong satellite of cash

Blockstream announced the availability of Blockstream Satellite, a new service that broadcasts real time Bitcoin blockchain data from a group of communication satellites in space to almost everyone on the planet to anyone who wants it.

Global digital gaming to grow
Published in News


Online, mobile, digital console and computer games will be three quarters of revenue

Beancounters at Research and Markets' have just released a report claiming that digital gaming will see double digit growth in the next few years.

DoJ demands IP addresses of those who don't like Trump
Published in News

 
Warrants issued for most of America

The US government wants the IP addresses of anyone who visited an anti-Trump website.

Intel gives up on Trump
Published in News


The future is not bright and it is not orange

After a few months of trying to butter up Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump, Intel has decided to cut its losses.