China walks away from US cybersecurity truce
Published in News
Wednesday, 20 February 2019 11:04

China walks away from US cybersecurity truce


Crowdstrike warning

Security outfit Crowdstrike has warned that China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as payment for President Donald Trump's trade war with Beijing.

TFT LCD panel sales plummeting
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:09

TFT LCD panel sales plummeting


Things are going to get worse. 

Shipments of l9-inch and above TFT LCD panels appear to be in free fall, according to beancounters at Digitimes Research.

UK should regulate Facebook
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 12:01

UK should regulate Facebook


It keeps breaking the rules

Facebook intentionally breached data privacy and competition law and should, along with other big tech companies, be subject to a new regulator to protect democracy and citizens’ rights, British lawmakers said.

YouTube created the modern flat earth belief
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:54

YouTube created the modern flat earth belief


People would not have been that dumb enough otherwise

Boffins have worked out that nearly everyone dumb enough to believe the world was flat obtained their information from YouTube.

Huawei dared to try to steal Apple’s secrets
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:47

Huawei dared to try to steal Apple’s secrets


Not sure why they wanted old technology

Huawei conducted a campaign to steal Apple's trade secrets, according to a story published in the Information.

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US
Published in News
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 11:30

China and Iran launching cyber attacks on US


Experts blame it on Trump factor

Businesses and government agencies in the United States have been targeted in a sudden wave of aggressive attacks by Iranian and Chinese hackers and security experts believe they have been energized by President Trump's withdrawal from the Iran nuclear deal last year and his trade conflicts with China.

Juniper releases Cedar CT8 Rugged Tablet
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 19 February 2019 10:51

Juniper releases Cedar CT8 Rugged Tablet


High-performance Android which can take the rough with the smooth

Juniper Systems today released its new Cedar CT8  Rugged Tablet, a high-performance Android tablet made for tricky environments.

Germany to extend electric company car tax incentives
Published in Transportation


The technology needs to grow

German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz plans to extend tax incentives for electric company cars the government’s latest attempt to boost demand for clean vehicles.

Kiwis backtrack on American assurances of Huawei perils
Published in Network


New Zealand will carry out its own security research

After initially saying that it believed the US smears on Huawei 5G equipment, the New Zealand government is going to investigate the claims itself. 

India gives up on Silicon Valley
Published in News
Monday, 18 February 2019 11:50

India gives up on Silicon Valley


It is not going to be easy for Big Tech in India

Big Tech companies hoping to take advantage of India's huge population are going to find life difficult as the country has had enough of Silicon Valley antics.