US prosecutors hacked lawyers emails
Published in News

Desperate to find leakers

Military prosecutors in the case of a US Navy Seal charged with killing an Islamic State prisoner in Iraq in 2017 installed tracking software in emails sent to defence lawyers and a reporter in an apparent attempt to discover who was leaking information to the media.

Geeks rescue old IBM mainframe
Published in PC Hardware

IBM 360 Model 20 mainframe

Adam Bradley and engineer Chris Blackburn have rescued an IBM 360 Model 20 mainframe from an abandoned building "in the backstreets of Nuremberg, Germany".

Euro chipmakers suffer because of Trump's trade war
Published in PC Hardware


Shareholders fear that they might be forced into a global ban

European chipmakers Infineon Technologies, AMS and STMicroelectronics shares fell sharply amid worries  Huawei Technologies suppliers may suspend shipments to the Chinese firm due to a US crackdown.

Assange to face rape charges
Published in News

Case reopened

The Swedish prosecutor heading an investigation into a rape allegation against WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange filed a request with a local court for him to be detained in absentia.

Google pulls the Android plug on Huawei
Published in Mobiles

We sense a backfire

US president Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump’s trade war and a personal grudge against Huawei has suddenly found an ally in Google.

Chipzilla drops price on high end chip
Published in PC Hardware


Feeling the pain

Chipzilla looks to be feeling the pain of competition at last and started to drop some of its prices.

TSMC is 5G winner
Published in Mobiles

Appears to have most of the fabless chipmaker's projects

TSMC has reportedly grabbed orders for all the 5G modem chips that have been introduced by fabless chipmakers, such as Qualcomm's Snapdragon X50 and HiSilicon's Balong series.

Italy opens antitrust action against Google
Published in News

Made an offer that people could not refuse

Italy’s competition watchdog has announced that it has opened an investigation into alleged abuse of a dominant market position by Google in the smart device sector.

IT problems cost Brits £3.4 billion in lost productivity
Published in News

One day month fixing their own IT issues

UK businesses are losing out both financially, and on productivity levels due to their workplace IT systems, new research has revealed.

Nvidia revenue forecast beats expectations
Published in Graphics

Gaming chip demand rises as revenue fall

The maker of graphics chips named after a Roman vengeance daemon, Nvidia, has surprised the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Street with some better than expected revenue forecasts.