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Fastest Android phone on the market?
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:53

Fastest Android phone on the market?


ASUS makes the claim

The latest phone from Asus is being touted as the fastest phone in the world.

Huawei sells Matebooks with Linux
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 13 September 2019 11:47

Huawei sells Matebooks with Linux

 2019 is the year of the Linux notebook don't ya know?

Huawei is now flogging the Matebook 13, Matebook 14, and Matebook X Pro in China with Deepin Linux preinstalled.

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:16

Hurd takes medical leave from Oracle


As the company misses Wall Street expectations 

Oracle Chief Executive Officer Mark Hurd would be taking medical leave as the business software maker posted first-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street expectations.

iPhone 11 triggers fear of holes phobia
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 12 September 2019 13:03

iPhone 11 triggers fear of holes phobia


While is why Blackburn in Lancashire is deserted 

People with a fear of small holes have claimed the design of Apple's iPhone 11 Pro is triggering their phobia.

Microsoft's racist twitter bot gets Swift response
Published in News


Claimed it used her name in vain

Apple fangirl Taylor Swift sued Microsoft over a racist AI chatbot which used twitter.

UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 12:01

UK business clueless about wi-fi vulnerabilities


Most have suffered a wi-fi breach

A survey of 1,075 UK workers in full or part-time employment, carried out by technology services provider Probrand.co.uk has revealed that the majority (72 percent) of companies who suffered a data breach in the last year found that the network infiltration came from an unsecured wireless device, such as a printer, scanner, mobile phone or laptop connected to their Wi-Fi network.

Intel responds to NetCat bug
Published in News
Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:34

Intel responds to NetCat bug


Not much to worry about

Intel has responded to the news that a bug, dubbed NetCat, can in specific scenarios abuse DDIO to obtain keystrokes and possibly other types of sensitive data that flow through the memory of vulnerable servers saying it is "low severity".

IBM launches z15 mainframe
Published in Cloud
Thursday, 12 September 2019 11:12

IBM launches z15 mainframe

Mainframe finds a new lease of life

IBM today launched its z15 mainframe, with what it claims is industry-first data privacy & security capabilities for the cloud, specifically, hybrid, multi-cloud.

AMD explains Ryzen improvements
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:57

AMD explains Ryzen improvements


Clock boosting fixes

AMD has released more details about changes to the boost clocks of its third-generation Ryzen processor family as part of an AGESA update.

Asia gives iPhone the thumbs down
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:46

Asia gives iPhone the thumbs down


We can get things cheaper and better here thanks

Analysts hope that Apple's price reductions on its new iPhones would attract the attention of Asian buyers have been dashed.