Gigabyte confirms Nvidia mobile chip
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 11:00

Gigabyte confirms Nvidia mobile chip


Launched by the end of the year

An official Gigabyte UK Notebook representative has told the OverclockersUK forums that Nvidia's next-generation mobile GPUs will launch towards the end of this year.

Buffett blasts Bitcoin
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 08 May 2018 10:15

Buffett blasts Bitcoin

Rat poison "squared"

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett has lashed out at cryptocurrencies and dubbed Bitcoin "rat poison squared".

Qualcomm allowed to quiz Apple's Eddy Cue and Chief Executive Tim Cook
Published in Mobiles


Could prove crucial

A court has allowed Qualcomm to depose Apple services chief Eddy Cue in addition to Chief Executive Tim Cook as part of its case against the fruity cargo cult

Cambridge Analytica told to hand over US data
Published in News


UK watchdog growls and sends an angry missive

Britain’s data privacy watchdog has growled and told Cambridge Analytica to hand over all the personal information it holds on a US academic.

Nokia buys SpaceTime Insight
Published in Network
Monday, 07 May 2018 12:05

Nokia buys SpaceTime Insight


Part of expansion outside networks

Former rubber boot maker and networking giant Nokia has written a cheque for software maker SpaceTime Insight, which industrial customers use to manage millions of devices and assets across their networks.

Mediatek allowed to supply ZTE
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 07 May 2018 11:39

Mediatek allowed to supply ZTE


American's loss is Mediatek's gain

Mediatek Inc has received an export permit from its government to sell components to ZTE Corp, a Chinese telecoms equipment maker subjected to restrictions in the United States.

Chinese spooks behind a decade of important hacks
Published in News


Under the Winnti umbrella, ella, hey

Security experts claim that Chinese spooks were behind almost a decade's worth of network intrusions that use advanced malware to penetrate software and gaming companies in the US, Europe, Russia, and elsewhere,.

Ford comes up with window for blind
Published in Transportation
Monday, 07 May 2018 11:08

Ford comes up with window for blind


Feel that view

Ford boffins have come up with an idea to help the visually impaired see the view outside.

Developers fight over the right to be nasty to each other
Published in News


Will never agree to be nice and polite

A developer publicly quit a large and popular open source project after he refused to agree to be nice to his fellow developers and was hacked off that an intern programme was only open to LGBTQ, African Americans, Hispanic and Native Americans.

Smartphone shipments in China fell 13.4 percent
Published in Mobiles

 
iPhone Blamed

Smartphone shipments in China fell  13.4 percent compared to last year to below 90 million units in the first quarter of 2018, affected by reduced production during the Lunar New Year holidays, inventory clear up at channels and slower sales of new iPhones.