Gold rush sparks shortage
Germany is seeing a national shortage in mid-range and high-end graphics cards, due to an increasing craze for mining the Ethereum cryptocurrency.
Full of more glue than Lloyd Bridges
Intel is clearly feeling a little insecure about AMD’s new Epyc Server processor range based on the RyZen technology.
Research from memory specialists Crucial suggests that a quarter of UK users have a PC which has reached what the firm calls the ‘memory cliff’ – the point where the computer is hugely slowed down, or completely falls over or crashes.
Fears that hackers can bring down their airforce
The German military's aviation safety chief has launched a new initiative against hackers, citing research that he said shows hackers can commandeer military airplanes with the help of equipment that costs about $5,700.
U.S.-Russia global sparring
Russian cyber security firm Kaspersky Lab said that it had become a pawn in the US-Russian global sparring.
American megacompanies are tax-free
Google won its fight against $1.3 billion French tax bill after a court rejected claims the search engine giant abused loopholes to avoid paying its fair share.
Finally a force that can make Apple obey
The Tame Apple Press has been reporting about how Apple is setting up a super-cool, ground-breaking data centre in China.
High calibri row
A typeface which was created in 2004 and made a default option on PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, and WordPad by Microsoft in 2007, is currently sitting at the centre of a corruption investigation involving Pakistan's Prime Minister, Nawaz Sharif.
Closer than previously admitted
Claims by the AV outfit Kaspersky that it only has a passing connection with Russian spooks have been damaged by the leak of some internal emails.