Paid off the hackers
Controversial taxi outfit Uber sat on news that it had been hacked and 57 million customers and drivers had their details released.
Oh yes, she’s the great divider
HPE supreme Dalek Meg Whitman has announced that her six year reign is over and she will be stepping down as chief executive of Hewlett Packard Enterprise.
FCC warns against filling the vacuum
Now that the Federal Communications Commission has ditched net neutrality rules, it has warned US states not to fill the vacuum and create laws of their own.
AMD and Nvidia game market share
Overall GPU shipments increased 9.3 percent from last quarter, AMD increased eight percent, Nvidia rose 30 pe cent and Intel, increased by five percent, according to figures from Jon Peddie Research.
Inventing is too hard
Apple’s claim to be an innovator took another knock as it was revealed that it was slashing staff in one of its key R&D labs.
Comment: Don your tin foil hat
This morning Apple’s official news agency Reuters ran a yarn about how beautiful life will be if Broadcom takes over Qualcomm.
Only UEFI support
Intel is planning to end "legacy BIOS" support in its new platforms by 2020 and will insist on UEFI Class 3 or higher.
It is not about security it is about bugs
Internet’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into the security industry for forgetting that bugs cause most problems.
Raised $374,000 and disappeared
A startup on the Ethereum platform vanished from the internet on Sunday after raising $374,000 from investors in an Initial Coin Offering (ICO) fundraiser.
Ending the Kremlin's reign over Google News
Eric Schmidt, Executive Chairman of Alphabet, says the company will purge Russian propaganda from Google News after facing criticism that Kremlin-owned media sites were given royal treatment on the search giant’s news and advertising platforms.