Intel releases Optane SSD 800P
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Targets enthusiasts and professionals

Chipzilla has announced the release of its Optane SSD 800P which is designed for enthusiasts and professional users.

Switch and router revenues climb
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New IDC report

Beancounters working for IDC have added up some numbers and divided them by their collective weight and decided that the worldwide Ethernet switch market recorded $6.9 billion in revenues in the fourth quarter of 2017.

Apple admits serious violations of its labour and environmental policies
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To be fair, it has been public about it all

The fruity cargo cult Apple has been rather brave and washed some of its dirty laundry in public about how some of its products are made in nightmare conditions.

Samsung tellies become less visible
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Ambient mode makes it disappear when switched off 

Samsung's new QLED line of 4K TVs features a technology the company is calling "Ambient Mode" which runs a picture of what is behind the TV when it is switched off.

Trump wants to take away your drones
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But you can give guns to children

President Donald Trump has decided that while it is ok to give heavy weaponry to children and then to arm teachers to fight the children, the personal use of drones should be restricted.

Russians come up with new superscreen tech
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OLED is really looking silly now

Lomonosov Moscow State University boffins and their chums at the Russian Academy of Sciences have emerged from their smoke filled labs holding a  new liquid crystal material with high potential as a basis for brighter, faster, energy saving displays with higher resolution.

Microsoft to jack more AI into Windows 10
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Microsoft looks forward to working with more primitive biological lifeforms 

Microsoft, whose staff apparently have not seen 2001: A Space Oddysey, is planning to jack more AI capabilities inside Windows 10.

Oculus Rift virtually bricks itself
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The software could not phone home 

Oculus Rift virtual reality headsets around the world bricked themselves due to a problem when they phoned home.

T-Mobile gives all you can eat broadband deal
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79.95 euro a month,

Deutsche Telekom launched its first all-you-can-eat mobile tariff in its home market Germany. Dubbed the MagentaMobil XL package it will set you back 79.95 euro a month but includes unlimited high-speed data for surfing and streaming within Germany, and 23 gigabytes of data for roaming across the European Union.

IBM settles trade secrets case with Microsoft
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Ending chief diversity of option

IBM has settled a trade secrets lawsuit it brought against its former chief diversity officer who left for a similar job at Microsoft.