Microsoft forced into more chip development
Published in Processors


All the AI stuff

It is starting to look like there will be a new kid on the chip block, as Microsoft is being forced to hone skills of its own.

Python is top programming language
Published in News
Monday, 24 July 2017 06:00

Python is top programming language


At least according to the IEEE

 IEEE Spectrum's annual report on the top programming languages has decided that Python is the top programming language.

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 21 July 2017 11:56

Snapdragon 836 to debut with Pixel 2


About 10 percent faster

A few chaps are implying that Note 8 might be the first phone to have an updated and faster Snapdragon 836, but we learned that Pixel 2 is more likely the one. 

French courts surrender to Google
Published in News
Thursday, 13 July 2017 06:00

French courts surrender to Google


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.

Google is to be hit by another record fine
Published in Mobiles


EU antitrust watchdogs take another punch 

The EU is contemplating another record fine against Google.

Google fined €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules
Published in News


Caught playing monoploy

The European Commission has fined Google €2.42 billion for breaching EU antitrust rules, saying the search engine outfit has abused its market dominance as a search engine by giving an illegal advantage to another Google product, its comparison shopping service.

Google faces more than €1 billion fine
Published in News


EU expected to announce record antitrust fine

Search outfit Google is facing a record-breaking fine from the EU over its alleged abuse of its market dominance.

Google hires Apple chip bloke
Published in News
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 11:38

Google hires Apple chip bloke


Should Qualcomm be worried?

Google has head hunted Apple’s chip man to come up with future versions of Google's Pixel phone.

Google "fake news" filter serves up fake penis pills
Published in News


Looks like it needs a bit of work

Search engine Google’s attempts to filter out fake news have cocked-up badly as its health section has fast filled with adverts for pills designed to, er, stiffen your resolve.

Big five tech companies gutted in Black Friday
Published in News

Lost $97.5 billion in market value

The big five technology firms - Apple , Google, Microsoft , Facebook and Amazon - lost more than $97.5 billion in market value, sending Wall Street into a bit of a panic.