Optane is in the shops
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:51

Optane is in the shops


Intel makes all sorts of speed claims

Intel has told us that its Optane memory will be available for desktops right now.

SAP loses money as its cloud dependence rises
Published in News


Core profit drops


The expensive esoteric software outfit which makes management software which no one is really sure quite what it does, but the CEO thinks they need it, reported slightly lower-than-expected first-quarter core profit.

Vivendi gets into games and advertising
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 April 2017 11:04

Vivendi gets into games and advertising


Ubisoft likely target
 

French media giant Vivendi wants to buy up video games and advertising this year.

EFF claims Chromebooks continue to spy on kids
Published in News


What a surprise - a Google product spying on people.

Human rights group, the  Electronic Freedom Foundation has complained that Google is continuing to use its Chromebooks to spy on customers.

Wikileaks exposes CIA’s weeping angel
Published in News
Monday, 24 April 2017 12:09

Wikileaks exposes CIA’s weeping angel


Don’t blink


Russian security services mouthpiece, Wikileaks, has just released something that Vladimir Putin’s finest have discovered about the CIA’s tools to hack Samsung tellies.

Grand Theft Auto V teaches self-driving cars
Published in News


Self-driving car based on game


In the future, if you are wondering why your Waymo self-driving car is driving is driving erratically and keeps stopping in front of prostitutes, it might be because its software was trained using Grand Theft Auto V.

System76 moves to inhouse hardware
Published in News
Monday, 24 April 2017 11:24

System76 moves to inhouse hardware


Linux desktop designed and built from ground up

One of the few makers of Linux desktops is now making its own hardware so that it can make sure it is more Linux friendly.

Samsung will fix red screen tint
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 24 April 2017 11:13

Samsung will fix red screen tint


After saying it was a default setting 

After initially saying that the red tint on the Galaxy S8 and S8+ was just a setting problem, Samsung has announced that it is issuing a software update to fix it.

Apple in space move
Published in News
Monday, 24 April 2017 11:08

Apple in space move


Probably another tax dodge

The fruity cargo-cult Apple is desperately looking around for something to replace its dying iPhone cash-cow and has hired two Google satellite executives.

Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming
Published in Processors
Friday, 21 April 2017 12:47

Qualcomm hints Snapdragon PCs are coming


Windows with no hint of x86

Qualcomm has dropped a huge hint that we will see ARM based PCs in the shops in the fourth quarter.