Samsung speeds up embedded universal Flash storage
Published in PC Hardware


Next-generation 512GB eUFS 3.0 chips

Samsung has jacked up the speed of its embedded universal Flash storage and released the next generation 512GB eUFS 3.0 chips.

Russians desperately seeking Swedish tech
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 11:46

Russians desperately seeking Swedish tech


Spy arrested

The Swedish domestic security agency says a person has been arrested on suspicion of having been recruited by Russia to carry out “illegal intelligence activities against Sweden”.

British broadcasters team up to create NetFlix rival
Published in News


Birth of BritBox

British broadcaster ITV is teaming up with publicly-funded rival the BBC to create “BritBox”, a UK rival to subscription streaming service Netflix.

Piracy is driven by availability and price
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 11:06

Piracy is driven by availability and price


People don't want to break the law

A new study carried out by New Zealand telecoms group Vocus Group NZ has concluded that "piracy isn't driven by law-breakers" but by the availability of legal content and the ability to pay.

US cyber warriors took out Russian troll farm
Published in News
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 10:55

US cyber warriors took out Russian troll farm


A pre-emptive strike during the 2018 mid-term elections

US Cyber Command launched an attack on the Internet Research Agency in St. Petersburg that shut down the group’s internet on the day of the 2018 midterm elections.

How much is an iPhone really worth?
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 10:27

How much is an iPhone really worth?


In terms of salary and the all important beer index

The flaw in Apple’s cunning plan to make shedloads of cash flogging its expensive gear in third world country’s has been shown up by an amusing BankmyCell study.

Sex Robots could be hacked to become killers
Published in AI
Wednesday, 27 February 2019 10:15

Sex Robots could be hacked to become killers


What a way to go

Sex robots could be hijacked by hackers and used to cause harm or even kill people.

Intel unveils 5G plans
Published in Network
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 12:54

Intel unveils 5G plans


Wants to capture 40 percent of the market

While many in the tech industry think that Intel’s modem business is pretty much doomed, CEO Bob Swan has been talking it up in Barcelona.

AAC Tech suffers from Apple rot
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11:19

AAC Tech suffers from Apple rot


Apple supplier sees stock plunge after profit warning 

Apple supplier AAC Technologies saw its shares drop 13 per cent after the acoustic component maker said it expected first quarter net profit to fall as much as 75 percent due to reduced orders.

MicroSD Express announced
Published in News
Tuesday, 26 February 2019 11:07

MicroSD Express announced


Speeds of up to 985 Mb/s

The SD Association has unveiled a new format that will bring speeds of up to 985 Mb/s to the tiny memory cards used in smartphones and other devices.