Does not like Putin but will accept an autocratic robot overlord
Chess champion Garry Kasparov who is also renowned for his dislike of being told what to do by Tsar Putin, apparently sees nothing wrong with AI.
Can’t be rebooted
Charles Patrick Thacker, the bloke who was instrumental in developing the modern personal computer has died. He was 74 and had been suffering from esophageal cancer.
First time in 20 years
Atari is making a video games console for the first time in more than 20 years and it looks like it will be a retro machine.
Wall Street thinks you should dump them
The cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street are getting increasingly worried over the future growth opportunities for both AMD and Nvidia.
New mesh speeds access
While Intel has not got around to releasing its Xeon Scalable Processors it is starting to provide a few more details about the Skylake-SP based microarchitecture.
Only half of rural users
UK telcom watchdog Ofcom has used crowd-sourced data collected from 4,288 users of their Smartphone app to reveal that 72 percent of users in UK urban areas were satisfied with their overall mobile service.
EU expected to announce record antitrust fine
Search outfit Google is facing a record-breaking fine from the EU over its alleged abuse of its market dominance.
Claims Russian founder
Pavel Durov, the Russian founder of the popular secure messaging app Telegram, has claimed that US intelligence agencies tried twice to bribe his company's developers to weaken encryption in the app.
Wants them to come up with big exascale supercomputers
The US Department of Energy is giving AMD, Cray, Hewlett Packard Enterprise, IBM, Intel, and Nvidia more than $258 million to research and build exascale supercomputers.