Cloud adoption replacing crystal balls
Published in Cloud
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 12:23

Cloud adoption replacing crystal balls


Driven by the need for greater business insights

A pan EU survey suggests that cloud adoption is the new form of business divination tool.

Fallout 76 beta promises spectacular bugs and other issues
Published in Gaming


Bethesda says release 'a starting line' not a finished game.

Games outfit Bethesda has said there are some howlers in the beta version of Fall-out 76 and it is relying on players to report bugs.

Google's shocking third party charger antics spark fury
Published in Mobiles


Apple-like antics on Pixel 3

Google appears to be following Apple-like behaviour on its Pixel 3 by forcing users to buy its high price charger while throttling third party gear.

Ecuador will not act for Assange any more
Published in News
Wednesday, 24 October 2018 11:34

Ecuador will not act for Assange any more


Assange sues so his hosts will clean up after his cat and clean his underwear

Ecuador has had enough of Julian Assange and said it will no longer speak to the British government on his behalf.

Hardware makers are keen to get 5G away from just smartphones
Published in IoT


Developing the Qualcomm model

 Global chipmakers including Qualcomm, Intel, MediaTek and UNISOC (Spreadtrum & RDA) are looking to expand their 5G solutions to include non-handset applications.

Supermicro denies Bloomberg hacking claim
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:51

Supermicro denies Bloomberg hacking claim


Claims Apple is impossible to hack

Supermicro Computer has told its customers that it will review its hardware for any proof of malicious chips as alleged in a recent Bloomberg report and that such a hack would be "practically impossible".

Linus Torvalds is back in charge
Published in News
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:31

Linus Torvalds is back in charge


We don't know if he is back to being Mr Sweary

After taking some time off to figure out who he wants to be, the creator of Linux is back.

Oculus co-founder quits Facebook
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 23 October 2018 12:17

Oculus co-founder quits Facebook


May not be seeing eye to eye with his masters

Brendan Iribe, the co-founder and former CEO of Oculus, announced he has quit Facebook after some internal company shake-ups.

Branson steps down from role as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop
Published in News


Can't work with the Saudis 

Richard Branson is quitting as chairman of Virgin Hyperloop One, saying the company, that plans to build a supersonic transport system in the United Arab Emirates and other countries needs a more actively involved leader.

Intel denies that it's killing off its 10nm chip
Published in PC Hardware


Will arrive in late 2019

Intel has denied rumours that it is killing off its 10nm chip manufacturing process after repeated delays. Chipzilla says that 10nm chips will arrive in late 2019.