Big Tech tries to butter up Trump again
Published in News


Not Zuckerburg or Musk


Some of the biggest names in Silicon Valley descended on the White House yesterday for the first meeting of the American Technology Council.

Galaxy Note announcement planned for August
Published in Mobiles


Galaxy Note expected 

Samsung is planing a launch event in New York City for its next Galaxy Note smartphone in the second half of August.

Intel dumps Galileo, Joule, and Edison
Published in Motherboards


No reason why


Chipzilla has pulled the plung on its Galileo, Joule, and Edison development boards.

Now even the Swiss have a faster supercomputer than the US
Published in News


And some of their soldiers have carried pikes for 600 years.

The US has been falling behind in the supercomputer race which it has dominated for 24 years and been losing ground to the Chinese who have the top two slots.

Jobs wanted iPhone to be more like Android
Published in Mobiles


But his designers said it was a bad idea


Steve Jobs wanted the iPhone to be more like Android and have a back button in addition to a home button, however the designers overruled him.

SuperMicro draws SuperBlade
Published in Network


Skylake based Xeon

SuperMicro has lifted the wraps off its new Intel-based Omni-Path Architecture X11 8U/4U SuperBlade.

Apple poaches Sony execs to improve TV service
Published in News


We need to get a few people from outside the reality distortion field

Fruity-Tax dodging cargo cult Apple has realised that if it is going to do well in the telly market, it is going to have to hire people from outside its reality distortion field.

Chinese networked intertwined quantum particles
Published in News


1,200 kilometres without needing a cat


Chinese boffins have sent intertwined quantum particles from a satellite to ground stations separated by 1,200 kilometres, smashing the previous world record and not needing a cat to work.

Surface laptop is a monstrosity
Published in Notebooks


IFixit tear down gives it zero points


Microsoft’s Surface laptop is a glue filled monstrosity which is designed to be thrown away the moment something goes wrong, according to iFixit.

EU Parliament wants to protect end-to-end encryption
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European governments might be stalled

European governments that think they can stop terrorism by weakening end-to-end encryption might find their efforts stalled by the European Union.