MIT claims to have developed “unhackable“ RFID chip
Published in News


Prevents side-channel attacks


MIT researchers have come up with a new type of radio frequency identification (RFID) chip that is virtually impossible to hack.

Conspiracy nuts wade into Microsoft’s vote counting app
Published in News


Even if it did its job

There is nothing that Americans love more than a good conspiracy and when Ted Cruz beat Donald Trump in the Iowa Republican caucus one started to spin out of control. This one involved an Microsoft election app which was supposed to count the votes.

Google backing ARM servers
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Don't get your hopes up

Google is set to announce that it is working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, in a move which could give the British chip designer some street cred in the data centre market.

Mossberg blasts Apple’s poor software
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Times are a changing in the Tame Apple Press 

It seems that key members of the Tame Apple Press are starting to have epiphanies lately about how bad Apple really is and are starting to turn on the cult for failing to meet their expectations and spin.

Consumer-grade EEG could be headed for VR
Published in Wearables


Must have read your mind

Boffins from the University of Memphis have been looking at the use of consumer-grade EEG equipment to provide meaningful and accurate recognition of the wearer’s mental state.

Blackberry insists that there is life in its BB10 OS
Published in Mobiles


It has not been out evolved by Android, yet

Blackberry has been quick to tell us that a story we ran which quoted one of its senior managers as saying that the BBOS was toast "needs up-dating."

Intel pays men and women the same
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Just does not hire as many

Intel is unusual in the tech industry in that it does not discriminate against women when it comes to salaries.

Google Fiber to be free for select residents
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1Gbps symmetrical download and upload speeds

On Wednesday, Google announced that its gigabit fiber optic-based Internet service will be made freely available to residents in all public housing properties that it connects to its service, according to a blog post titled “Connecting Public Housing at Gigabit Speeds.”

OCZ officially announces the Trion 150 SSD series
Published in Memory


Toshiba controller paired up with 15nm TLC NAND

OCZ Storage Solutions, a Toshiba Group Company, has officially announced its newest OCZ Trion 150 SSD series which will be available in capacities ranging from 120GB to 960GB and be based on Toshiba controller and 15nm TLC NAND.

AMD releases new Radeon Software Crimson driver update
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Radeon Software Crimson 16.1.1 Hotfix

AMD has releases a new hotfix update for its Radeon Software Crimson drivers, the version 16.1.1 Hotfix which brings optimizations and Crossfire profiles for Rise of the Tomb Raider and Fallout 4.