Microsoft Altra-based Azure servers are Arm ready
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First cloud provider to manage it

Microsoft Ampere Altra-based Azure servers are now Arm SystemReady SR certified making them the first cloud solution provider (CSP) server to do so.

Google goes bankrupt
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:48

Google goes bankrupt


At least in Russia


Google is going to file for bankruptcy in Russia, although to be fair was only after Tsar Putin seized the company’s bank account and did a “special operation” on its funds.

Cisco slashes earnings forecast
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:45

Cisco slashes earnings forecast


Blames Covid and Putin

Cisco cut its full-year earnings forecast on Wednesday after COVID lockdowns in China and the war in Ukraine dragged sales below estimates in the third quarter, sending shares down 13 per cent in extended trading.

Apple in a panic after key staffers revolt
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We don’t want to come back to the flying saucer

Yesterday we reported out Apple backpedalled over its insistence that its staff return to the flying saucer and stop working from home.

Napster sold again
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:39

Napster sold again


Metallica fans still hunting it down

Napster has been acquired again by Hivemind and Algorand.

Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:35

Ukraine’s IT sector going great guns


Still coding when half your team have to dodge artillery and shoot Russians

Ukraine’s IT sector did better than last year despite Russia’s invasion of the country.

Boston kids weaponise Chromebooks
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Thursday, 19 May 2022 11:31

Boston kids weaponise Chromebooks


Bullies have no other use for them

Boston City-issued Chromebooks were a feature in three Boston school assaults recently.

Lenovo wants its Thinkpad to match a desktop
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ThinkPad P16 mobile workstation

Lenovo has just announced the ThinkPad P16 mobile workstation, which it thinks is as good as a desktop.

Video games boost kids IQs
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Wednesday, 18 May 2022 12:17

Video games boost kids IQs


Bad news for those who want a new generation to grow up as stupid as them

Researchers have linked spending more time playing video games with a boost in intelligence in children, which goes some way to contradict the narrative that gaming is bad for young minds.

Apple decides not to force its workers back to work
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Tells them it fears new Covid outbreak

After making a big thing about forcing its workers back to the Office, fruit and nutty cargo cult Apple appears to have realised that a lot of its staff will just leave instead.