Former Apple man finds life tough outside the reality distortion field
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Chris Lattner quits Autopilot

Tesla has announced that Chris Lattner, its vice president of Autopilot software, has left the company after only about six months.

Microsoft admits Windows 10 disables rivals' AV
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Software king of the world, Microsoft, has admitted that it does temporarily disable anti-virus software on Windows PCs.

Jen-Hsun Hu is most beloved tech boss
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Thursday, 22 June 2017 11:13

Jen-Hsun Hu is most beloved tech boss

Nvidia staff throw flowers before him

A list of the most favourite bosses in tech has turned up Jen-Hsun Huang, chief executive of Nvidia as the most beloved.

Wearables are a big thing in Africa and Middle East
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Not really sure why

While most of the world is treating wearables as a bit of a snooze, there is a significant market for the trinkets in Africa and the Middle East, according to beancounters at IDC.

Apple's success was because Jobs had problems
Published in Mobiles

He hated being outsmugged by Microsoft so he stole its tablet 

The messiah of the fruity cargo-cult, Steve Jobs, apparently was only interested in hacking off a single Microsoft executive when he stole the idea for the tablet and the smartphone.

Apple’s new phone threatens to suck up memory chips
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Unless no one buys it

Global electronics makers are worried that Apple is going to take all the supplies of memory chips for its new iPhone 8.

Big investors force Uber boss out
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:59

Big investors force Uber boss out

Travis Kalanick had become a problem

Uber investors have apparently forced out its Chief Executive Travis Kalanick.

Apple’s leaking procedure leaked
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:55

Apple’s leaking procedure leaked

We think someone missed the point

The fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult is famous for its largely pointless, heavy handed security policy which is so autocratic that not even Kim Jong-un would attempt it, but as you might expect, few details have leaked, until now.

Supermicro  goes EPYC
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Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:33

Supermicro goes EPYC

AMD's sword and sandal processors get belt and braces

SuperMicro is releasing new dual socket servers and upcoming single-socket solutions supporting AMD EPYC, the latest AMD family of high-performance processors.

IAR Systems has partnered with ARM
Published in Processors
Wednesday, 21 June 2017 12:26

IAR Systems has partnered with ARM

Designstart programme has its uses

IAR Systems has teamed up with ARM and signed up for its DesignStart programme which could see the development of more custom SoCs