Fitbit solves its first murder
Published in Wearables


Accused would have gotten away with it but for pesky tracker

Connecticut man accused in his wife's murder might have gotten away with it — if not for the victim's pesky Fitbit fitness tracker.

Samsung readies MRAM
Published in Memory


Fast RAM out on an electron spin

Samsung is about to apply MRAM to its system semiconductor foundry services.

iPhone 7 ships with glitch feature
Published in Mobiles


Every fanboy wants it 


Apple fanboys owners have been counting themselves lucky to find another feature in their iPhone 7 which causes the device to hang for a few seconds before it restarts the mobile operating system.

AI will replace CEOs
Published in News


Jack Ma’s prediction

Alibaba chairman Jack Ma has warned that the writing is on the wall for the role of CEO in a company.

Optane is in the shops
Published in Memory


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

SAP loses money as its cloud dependence rises
Published in News


Core profit drops


The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.

Vivendi gets into games and advertising
Published in News


Ubisoft likely target
 

French media giant Vivendi wants to buy up video games and advertising this year.

EFF claims Chromebooks continue to spy on kids
Published in News


What a surprise - a Google product spying on people.

Human rights group, the  Electronic Freedom Foundation has complained that Google is continuing to use its Chromebooks to spy on customers.

Wikileaks exposes CIA’s weeping angel
Published in News


Don’t blink


Russian security services mouthpiece, Wikileaks, has just released something that Vladimir Putin’s finest have discovered about the CIA’s tools to hack Samsung tellies.

Grand Theft Auto V teaches self-driving cars
Published in News


Self-driving car based on game


In the future, if you are wondering why your Waymo self-driving car is driving is driving erratically and keeps stopping in front of prostitutes, it might be because its software was trained using Grand Theft Auto V.