Student faces ten years for killer USB drive
Published in PC Hardware


Destroyed computers worth $58,471

A student of the College of Saint Rose in Albany, New York, has admitted destroying  $58,471 worth of PCs using a USB device designed to instantly overwhelm and fry their circuitry.

Apple can't fix this bug problem with updates
Published in Mobiles


Although we suspect it will try

A plague of bed bugs has infected the New York cathedral to the Apple gods.

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:41

Russia builds Great Firewall of Russia


Seems everyone wants a wall these days

The Russian government has confirmed that it will build an internet structure similar to China’s in a desperate bid to make sure that Russians don’t revolt against their current Tsar.

iPad iOS will grow up at last
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:38

iPad iOS will grow up at last


Finally getting Windows

Fruity cargo cult Apple is hoping to turn its iPad toy into a more useful tool by copying Microsoft Windows.

IBM sees revenue drop
Published in News
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:35

IBM sees revenue drop


The cloud grows as people lose interest in mainframes again

IBM reported a bigger than expected drop in its first quarter revenue due to falling mainframe demand and a stronger dollar.

Ericsson sees strong US growth
Published in Network
Wednesday, 17 April 2019 12:31

Ericsson sees strong US growth


Better than expected profits

Ericsson posted a first-quarter profit that was much better than the cocaine nose jobs of Wall Stree predicted.

Microsoft said no to installing facial recognition software for cops
Published in AI


It is not ready yet

Software king of the world Microsoft turned down a lucrative contract installing facial recognition software in California cop cars and body cameras.

Netflix has shedloads of profits but predicts a weaker future
Published in News


Tame Apple Press says it is competition from Disney and another Mickey Mouse outfit

Netflix gave a weaker forecast just as Walt Disney and Apple prepare to escalate Hollywood’s streaming video wars.

Facebook leak reveals Zuckerberg’s dirty laundry
Published in News

How he made cash from other people’s data

More than 4,000 leaked pages of leaked internal documents have been painting Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg in a less than flattering light.

Samsung develops EUV-based 5nm process nodes
Published in PC Hardware


Chips are 25 percent smaller and 20 percent more power efficient

Samsung has announced that it has completed development of a 5nm semiconductor process using its extreme ultraviolet (EUV) technology.