Apple invests in sleep
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:10

Apple invests in sleep


Will patent it and claim to have invented it 

Fruity tax-dodging cargo-cult Apple has worked out that most of its users are sleep walking to the Apple store to buy their products and thinks it might be better that they get some sort of tracking gear.

Indian coders not so hot?
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:07

Indian coders not so hot?


Can’t code to compile, according to study


Only 36 percent of Indian software engineers can write compilable code, the Indian skills assessment company Aspiring Minds says in a report.

USB-C is half-baked claims Microsoft
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:03

USB-C is half-baked claims Microsoft


Not ready for the mainstream


When Microsoft unveiled the Surface Laptop last week, it surprised everyone by its lack of a USB Type-C port.

Canonical gears up for IPO
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 14:00

Canonical gears up for IPO


Recent changes were to prepare for it


Linux outfit Canonical appears to have been making rather a lot of changes lately and its founder Mark Shuttleworth said that it is because the company is gearing up for an IPO.

Microsoft echos Echo through Windows
Published in Notebooks
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 13:45

Microsoft echos Echo through Windows


PC controls


Software king of the World Microsoft is about to get into the AI assistant market through Windows 10.

US getting paranoid about Kaspersky
Published in News
Wednesday, 10 May 2017 13:38

US getting paranoid about Kaspersky


The price of gaming elections


The US, which was once paranoid about Chinese hackers, is now so concerned about Russia’s hackers it is now focusing on the country’s cyber security expert Kaspersky.

Silicon Valley losing cash by ignoring poor people
Published in News


Apple business model questioned


Silicon Valley is missing out on millions because it follows Apple’s policy of charging a fortune and ignores poor people.

Amazon claims AI is having an “amazing renaissance”
Published in News


If only there were an AI which could tell him what the word means


Amazon boss Jeff Bezos claims that Artificial intelligence development has seen an "amazing renaissance" and is beginning to solve problems that were once seen as science fiction.

Austrians order Facebook to take down hate speech
Published in News


We know where this goes

An Austrian court has ruled that social notworking site Facebook must remove postings deemed as hate speech and kill trolls.

Toshiba tells Western Digital to stop messing about
Published in News


Stay out of the sale of chip sale


Toshiba has told Western Digital not to interfere with the sale of its prized chip unit, disputing claims by the US outfit that it had breached a joint venture contract.