Vole jumps on the Big Brother bandwagon
It would appear that Microsoft has mistaken George Orwell’s “1984” as a suggested path for innovation and come up with software to help employers spy on their employees 24/7.
The Electronic Frontier Foundation is warning that Intel's largely-undocumented "Management Engine" is a security nightmare.
Refuses to hand over passwords
The human rights group Cage is preparing to mount a legal challenge to UK anti-terrorism legislation over a refusal to hand over mobile and laptop passwords to border control officials at air terminals, ports and international rail stations.
For the same spec as a two year old Samsung
A research note shared by a Goldman Sachs analyst has suggested that the 256GB iPhone 8 will cost consumers $1,099.
That is two billion it does not have to spend
Chipzilla has seen off a patent case which would have forced it to pay $2 billion to AVM Technologies.
Not much going on in Itanium land
Chipzilla has released the successors to the Itanium "Poulson" microprocessors and they are showing all the development and evolution of an Apple product.
Named after a place famous for its drive by shootings
AMD is expected to unveil the 16-core, 32-thread 'Whitehaven' CPU, at Computex in Taipei at the end of May.
Things are getting cheaper
A price war has broken out between online electronics retailiers in the UK over the AMD Ryzen 5 and Ryzen 7 microprocessors.
Runs the lot
Microsoft has spilled the beans on its Windows 10 ARM at the MS Build developer conference today and it looks like it will run x86 legacy apps.
Aims to attract new customers
Samsung has formed a new division within its semiconductor business for contract chip manufacturing as part of a cunning plan to attract more customers.