Aramco's $1.9 trillion IPO
Apple has been well and truly dethroned as the world's largest public company, after Saudi Aramco, the Arabian oil-giant started trading publicly this morning.
US senators pummeled Apple and Facebook executives over their encryption and threatened to regulate the technology unless the companies make encrypted user data accessible to coppers and spooks.
Should have told us he was going to set up his own business
Apple is suing the former chief architect of its iPhone and iPad microprocessors, who in February quit to co-found a data-centre chip design.
Will repair them itself
Nikon is ending its authorised repair programme next year, "likely leaving more than a dozen repair shops without access to official parts and tools, and cutting the number of places you can get your camera fixed with official parts from more than a dozen independent shops to two facilities at the ends of the US.
Apparently you use a bucket
Computer boffins from Rice University and Amazon have shown they can slash the amount of time and computational resources it takes to train computers for product search and similar "extreme classification problems" like speech translation and answering general questions.
What your $52,599 cheese grater looks like
Apple’s new Mac Pro is now in the shops and while it starts at $5,999, the Verge has been looking at what you can get if you buy all the options.
A bit late and a little close to Ryzen 4000
The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that Intel’s Comet Lake-S next-gen desktop processors will not appear until April.
But Daimler sees it as the Finn end of the wedge
Finnish telecoms equipment maker Nokia has suspended legal action against German carmaker Daimler in the hope that mediation will resolve their dispute over technology licencing fees.
AMD is either potentially dead and alive
Chipzilla has announced a quantum chip dubbed “Horse Ridge” that is designed to take all the work being done by the wires and shrink it down to a chip and electronics about the size of a saucer.
"Named must be your fear before banish it you can"
Amazon accused US President Donald Trump of exerting “improper pressure” and bias that led the Department of Defense to award a lucrative $10 billion cloud contract to Microsoft.