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Shutting the open sauce bottle
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:05

Shutting the open sauce bottle


Only helping the big guys

While open-source software has revolutionised the enterprise software world, a few people are starting to wonder if the very nature of open-source software will survive the age of the cloud.

South-East Asia will see the next tech boom
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 12:03

South-East Asia will see the next tech boom


Will triple in size

Southeast Asia will be the place which will see the next technology boom, according to bean counters at Google.

Google patents VR trainers
Published in IoT
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:58

Google patents VR trainers


You can move in any direction without going outside

Search engine outfit Google has patented a pair of trainers which allow you to walk in VR. This means that IT nerds will never have to go “outside” again, with all the attendant dangers that brings.

Russia demands the DNC hacking case is thrown out
Published in News


Diplomatic immunity

The Russian Federation has responded to a lawsuit filed by the Democratic National Committee and has requested the overseeing court to throw out the lawsuit.

Ivanka Trump copies Clinton on emails
Published in News
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:52

Ivanka Trump copies Clinton on emails


Same issue, no fallout

When Hillary Clinton used her private server to send out emails, the Republicans and Fox News went completely mental but appears no one seems to be concerned about Ivanka Trump doing the same thing.

Microsoft update kills the iCloud
Published in Cloud
Tuesday, 20 November 2018 11:49

Microsoft update kills the iCloud


… and so we were saved

Software king of the world Microsoft has penned an update which is so good it looks down on less useful software from Apple.

Apple slashes production on three iPhone models
Published in Mobiles


A month after launch few are buying

Fruity cargo cult Apple has slashed production on three of its iPhone cash cows as users finally start to reject its “charge you more money for a mid-range phone” policy.

Tim Cook defends multibillion-dollar Google search deal
Published in News


I know I am normally banging on about privacy but…

Apple’s supreme Dalek Tim Cook has been called out over his company’s privacy hypocrisy after singing the praises of a multibillion-dollar search deal with Google.

Quantum computing is just not happening
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 19 November 2018 11:19

Quantum computing is just not happening


The Cats will not co-operate

IEEE Spectrum’s Mikhail Dyakonov is warning that Quantum computing is "not in our foreseeable future" despite shedloads of research in quantum and condensed-matter physics.

Amazon working to make Java free for its users
Published in News


Amazon Corretto is no cost

Amazon wants to make sure Java is available for free to its users in the long term with the introduction of Amazon Corretto.