Apple already made cops an iOS backdoor
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It is just not what you think

The Fruity cargo cult Apple is getting a pat on the back from privacy people for its stand against helping the US cops with their inquiries, however what is being missed from the story is that outfit already allows coppers access to its iOS operating system.

Dual Pascal-based self-driving car coming from Volvo next year
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DRIVE PX 2 test driven in Sweden in 2017

Buried deep in Nvidia's financial Q4 2016 earnings call was a brief referecmce to the company's Automotive division, which made Nvidia a record $93 million in Q4, up 18 percent sequentially, and up 68 percent year-over-year. There is also a mention that Volvo will be the first manufacturer to take Nvidia's dual Pascal-based DRIVE PX 2 platform for a ride in Sweden.

Apple will fight US government over iOS encryption backdoor
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Order affects all 1 billion active Apple devices worldwide


Tim Cook and company at the Palo Alto, California-based, fruit-themed toy giant will fight a US government court-ordered iPhone encryption backdoor, citing “implications far beyond the legal case at hand.” The order has specifically asked for FBI access to unlock and decrypt an iPhone 5C linked to one of the San Bernardino, California shooters who killed 14 people in December.

Meizu PRO 5 Ubuntu goes global
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Fastest Ubuntu based phone

The Meizu PRO 5, which already had powerful hardware including the Samsung Exynos 7420 octa-core processor, now comes in what is being billed as the fastest Ubuntu flavour.

Sony PlayStation VR arrives this fall
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According to interview with GameStop CEO


Sony’s entry into the virtual reality market may be just a few short months away, thanks to an interview segment with GameStop CEO Paul Raines with Fox Business on Monday.

Sony's 2016 4K HDR TVs now available for pre-order
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Pre-orders begin $800 below MSRP


On Wednesday, Sony announced the availability of its latest line of 2016 premium 4K HDR-enabled Ultra High Definition television sets, complete with TRILUMINOS display technology, Sony’s 4K Processor X1 advanced image engine, and the Android TV operating system featuring home automation integration for IoT devices.

AMD teams up with Associated Press for VR journalism
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AP to use AMD Radeon to render VR environments

AMD has announced that it has joined up with The Associated Press in order to create a new virtual reality experience channel and what is described as next-generation journalism.

AMD announces new Hitman bundle
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Bundles it with Radeon R9 390 series and FX-series CPUs

AMD has just announced its new promotion which bundles the new Hitman game with its Radeon 390 series graphics cards and FX-series 6-core and 8-core CPUs.

Trump rips into Apple
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Who do they think they are?

While the Tame Apple press has been rushing around praising Tim Cook for standing up for privacy by refusing assist the FBI crack the encryption on a mass murder’s phone, colourful Republican hopeful Donald Trump is not impressed.

Intel SSD to hit 10 TB of storage.
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Thanks to Micron 3D NAND

Chipzilla is offering a 10TB SSD, thanks to Micron's 3D NAND flash.