Bloke who married his computer sues Alabama
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Recognise my love

A man who claims to have married his computer in New Mexico has sued the state of Alabama for refusing to recognise the marriage.

Aussies come up with new form of quantum computer
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Who needs dead cats when you have a lot of sheep?

Aussie boffins, squatting in the outback, have come up with a new form of quantum computer which does not involve cats and will be dramatically easier and cheaper to produce.

EU president wants China style internet firewall
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Governments should be allowed to spy to save big content

A Council of the European Union document leaked by Statewatch on 30 August reveals that during the summer months Estonia - which holds the current EU Presidency - has been pushing the other Member States to strengthen indiscriminate internet surveillance and protect Big Content from piracy.

Facebook admits that Russians were buying pro-Trump adverts
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Russian troll factory was gaming the election 

Social notworking site Facebook has admitted that it was taking huge amounts of pro-Trump advertising from Russian accounts during the US election.

Intel has surprise “win” against the EU
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Lower courts have to review huge fine

The highest court in the European Union has ruled that Intel’s $1.3 billion antitrust fine should be reviewed in a move which could end a sweeping crackdown on US tech companies antics in Europe.

Apple is no longer the number two smartphone maker
Published in Mobiles

Never mind Tim, your company will always be a number two to Fudzilla

The fruity cargo-cult’s grip on the world’s smartphone market is continuing to slip as Huawei has knocked it from its number two position behind Samsung.

Court tells Shiva Ayyadurai he did not invent email
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Techdirt wins case

Shiva Ayyadurai, the Trump supporter with a race-baiting campaign hashtag, claim that he invented email has been thrown out of a court.

AI chip market heats up
Published in Processors
06 September 2017

AI chip market heats up

Everyone wants in

It is starting to look like the AI chipmarket is going to be a battle ground for chip development.

Trump speeds up self-driving car rules
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Cuts “red-tape” so car makers can speed things up

Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has decided to cut all the “red tape” which prevents self-driving cars getting on the road quickly. Since some of that red tape proving that the car is safe on the road and will behave properly without killing anyone, consumer groups are a little concerned.

Employers must tell staff before they snoop
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Staff must not have their privacy violated

Autocratic bosses who love to read their employees emails without telling them have been told to cut it out by the  European Court of Human Rights.