Why it is probably a good idea to delete Facebook from your phone
Published in Mobiles


It records your phone details

Even if you think keeping Facebook on your computer is a good idea, it might not be sensible to keep the software on your mobile phone.

US Justice Department has another go at cracking smartphones
Published in Mobiles


Still wants to force tech companies to install backdoors to encryption

The US Department of Justice is refusing to give up on its plans to force tech companies to build tools into smartphones and other devices that would allow access to encrypted data in criminal investigations.

Barracuda snaps at European cloud cluelessness
Published in News


Most still think on-premise security is better


New research from Barracuda shows that while cloud has been a industry bussword for some time, most EU businesses are clueless when it comes to the technology.

US tech heads to China
Published in News
Friday, 23 March 2018 11:24

US tech heads to China


As Trade War prospect looms

US technology giants have booked their flights to China this weekend as the prospect of a trade war between the US and the Middle Kingdom looms.

Vatican snuggles up with Silicon Valley
Published in News
Friday, 23 March 2018 10:13

Vatican snuggles up with Silicon Valley


In god's name make our bronze age moral code relevant

The Roman Catholic church, which has just got used to the idea that the earth goes around the sun, is turning to Silicon Valley to help make its homophobic, misogynistic, contraception hating, protectors of kiddie fiddlers relevant for the 21st century.

Android to get 3D face recognition
Published in News
Friday, 23 March 2018 10:00

Android to get 3D face recognition


Tame Apple Press fury at face off 

Android manufacturers say that they will adopt some form of 3D face recognition and Huawei will be the first to get a product on the market, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-chi Kuo

Oculus patents VR gloves
Published in IoT
Friday, 23 March 2018 09:49

Oculus patents VR gloves


Attempts to make VR a bit more of thriller

Oculus has shown a little of its thinking when it comes to ways to interact with virtual reality worlds by getting two patents for a type of VR glove.

BMW says electric cars will not be ready until 2020
Published in News


Tech not there for mass production yet

BMW  will not mass produce electric cars until 2020 because its current technology is not profitable enough to scale up for volume production, its chief executive said.

South Korea turns off PCs on Fridays to make workers go home
Published in News


In the UK the same effect is caused by the sound of a pub opening

The government in South Korea's capital is introducing a new initiative to force its employees to leave work on time - by powering down all their computers at 20:00 on Fridays.

Apple stuck with Intel for modems
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 March 2018 12:12

Apple stuck with Intel for modems


Apple has painted itself into a corner

Apple's gamble that it could bully Qualcomm into reducing its costs for its broadband chips by using Intel's lower tech options appears to have backfired and now Jobs' Mob is forced to stick with Chipzilla.