Lightyear One manages 724km on a single charge
Published in Transportation


Using Solar cells as a back up

A Dutch start-up has designed a car which claims it’ll manage a range of 450 miles (74km) on a single charge and back itself up with solar cells.

Facebook will tell the French government about hate speech
Published in News


There is a lot of hate in France

Facebook has agreed to hand over the identification data of French users suspected of hate speech on its platform to judges.

Apple continues to spend cash on self-driving cars
Published in News

 

Writes a cheque for Drive.ai.

Apple Inc on Tuesday confirmed that it had acquired self-driving shuttle firm Drive.ai.

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 10:19

Chinese firms ditching IBM and Oracle


Backlash

Chinese firms are starting to review their contracts with US companies such as Big Blue and Oracle.

Senior member of Trump’s FCC jailed for fraud
Published in News


Broadband chairman lacked fibre

The former head of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai's Broadband Deployment Advisory Committee (BDAC) has been jailed for  five years for defrauding investors.

US chipmakers are flogging kit to Huawei
Published in News
Wednesday, 26 June 2019 09:40

US chipmakers are flogging kit to Huawei


Trump ban not as tight as it appears

United States chip makers are still selling millions of dollars of products to Huawei despite a Trump administration ban on the sale of American technology to the Chinese telecommunications giant.

Robots to steal 20 million factory jobs by 2030
Published in News


Poor humans will be exterminated

Robots are expected to take over some 20 million manufacturing jobs worldwide by 2030, extending a trend of worsening social inequality while increasing total economic production, a new study shows.

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review leaked
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 12:15

AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review leaked


Without the correct motherboard

Spanish tech site El Chapuzas Informatico has published an exclusive AMD Ryzen 5 3600 review with benchmark comparisons spanning apps such as: Cinebench, wPrime, and Aida64 (memory); plus gaming benchmarks from the 3DMark family, Unigine Heaven 4, and Superposition; plus games like Assassin's Creed Odyssey, Far Cry 5 and Total War Warhammer 2.

Raspberry Pi hacked NASA
Published in News
Tuesday, 25 June 2019 11:36

Raspberry Pi hacked NASA


500 MB of data stolen

A Raspberry Pi computer was been used to steal 500MB of data from NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory.

Apple tries to baffle EU regulators with dodgy stats
Published in News


Why relying facts be your anti-trust defence when you have spin.

Fruity cargo cult Apple has presented a bunch of dodgy statistics to the EU to show that Spotify does not hand over a third of its income to the outfit.