Intel extends life of IoT chips
Published in Wearables
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 12:31

Intel extends life of IoT chips


Support life doubles

Intel has doubled the lifecycle support for its whole series of Internet of Things (IoT) solutions platforms from seven years to 15 years.

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.

Swedish Ericsson returns to networks
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 11:56

Swedish Ericsson returns to networks


New business is borked 


Swedish outfit Ericsson has given up on getting more clients beyond the telecoms industry to refocus on selling networks to mobile phone companies.

Apple will save the iPhone by selling in India
Published in Mobiles


Tim Cook’s latest theory


The supreme pooh-bah of the tax-dodging fruity cargo-cult, Tim Cook, has named India as the nation most likely to save Apple from its falling profits.

Smartphones make you stupid
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 27 June 2017 10:47

Smartphones make you stupid


New study suggests


Apparently having a smartphone close to hand significantly reduces your cognitive ability, according to a new scientific study.

Facial recognition technology will save millions
Published in News


Facewatch gets a new face in the CEO's office

Facial recognition technology and a 'self-help' approach to crime prevention can save businesses millions and help to protect the public in commercially operated spaces, according to Nick Fisher, the newly appointed CEO of Facewatch.

Nvidia joins Volvo-based self-driving car consortium
Published in Graphics


Level Four self-driving by self-driving by 2021

Autoliv and Volvo Car Corporation, with Zenuity, a newly-formed automotive software development joint venture equally owned by Autoliv and Volvo, will work together with Nvidia to develop next generation self-driving car technologies.

EU court will not rule on Intel antitrust case until next year
Published in Processors


Gives it time to save up a bit


Europe's top court is unlikely to rule on Intel’s appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro EU antitrust fine until next year

US government wants control of EU data
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:36

US government wants control of EU data


US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Hunter S. Thompson’s Apple history
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:21

Hunter S. Thompson’s Apple history


1990s advert had a cool back-story

In the 1990s, before Apple adverts were twee, the outfit attempted to get some street cred by hiring rouge hack Hunter S. Thompson for one of its commercials.