Business laptop BIOS to be better locked down
Grey tin box shifter Dell wants to beef up security on its business laptops and PCs by introducing a new tool which helps to protect the BIOS from malware.
Global macro-economic slowdown
Lenovo saw shares plunge by more than 10 per cent after it reported that quarterly revenues fell for the first time in more than six years.
Stop it now, it is too damn useful
There have been rumours that Chipzilla was leaning on motherboard vendors to pull overclocking of non-K Skylake processor capabilities from their feature lists. Now it is starting to look like it is true.
Who needs speed?
Chipzilla is looking at tunnelling transistors and spintronics and slowly rejecting the need for speed.
Prevents side-channel attacks
MIT researchers have come up with a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack.
Even if it did its job
There is nothing that Americans love more than a good conspiracy and when Ted Cruz beat Donald Trump in the Iowa Republican caucus one started to spin out of control. This one involved an Microsoft election app which was supposed to count the votes.
Don't get your hopes up
Google is set to announce that it is working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, in a move which could give the British chip designer some street cred in the data centre market.
Times are a changing in the Tame Apple Press
It seems that key members of the Tame Apple Press are starting to have epiphanies lately about how bad Apple really is and are starting to turn on the cult for failing to meet their expectations and spin.
Must have read your mind
Boffins from the University of Memphis have been looking at the use of consumer-grade EEG equipment to provide meaningful and accurate recognition of the wearer’s mental state.
It has not been out evolved by Android, yet
Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."