Apple cocks up the time again
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:35

Apple cocks up the time again


Orders customers to upgrade

The fruity cargo cult Apple’s inability to do basic programming is being used as a marketing tool to force users to update their software.

Microsoft in trouble with EU GDPR law
Published in News
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:18

Microsoft in trouble with EU GDPR law


Many Volish contracts questioned

Microsoft's contracts with European Union institutions do not fully comply with the law, the EU’s data watchdog has growled.

5G important for the EU's future
Published in Network
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 11:14

5G important for the EU's future


Swift roll out must have a common approach

An EU paper outlining the bloc's 5G plans suggest the region should become the leading market for deployment of 5G mobile networks  because the technology was the key for enhancing the bloc’s competitiveness.

Motorola One Hyper might not live up to its billing
Published in News


What is so hyper about it?

Motorola is set to release its new Motorola One Hyper and it appears that the only thing surprising about it is the name.

Microsoft pushes secure core PCs
Published in PC Hardware
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 10:42

Microsoft pushes secure core PCs


Available from Dell, Dynabook, HP, Lenovo, Panasonic, and Surface

Microsoft announced a new initiative to combat threats specifically targeted at the firmware level and data stored in memory –  secured-core PCs.

Google in no rush to fix Pixel 4
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 10:14

Google in no rush to fix Pixel 4


Face-unlock security fix months away

The Pixel 4 is shipping with a face-unlock security issue that's not expected to get fixed for quite some time.

Facebook takes down 200 Russian and Iranian fake accounts
Published in News


It is OK if western politicians lie to you, just not Iranians and Russians

The social networking site which has decided to allow US politicians to lie about each other has cracked down on Russian and Iranian propaganda outfits doing the same thing.

Threadripper launch dates leaked
Published in PC Hardware
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:22

Threadripper launch dates leaked


Remember, remember the fifth of November

Videocardz deep throats within AMD have been coughing up some launch dates on AMD's upcoming Threadripper lineup.

SAP cuddles up with Microsoft
Published in Cloud
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:06

SAP cuddles up with Microsoft


Jennifer Morgan's glorious three-year embrace

The maker of expensive esoteric business software, which no one is sure what it does but CIOs believe is the bee's knees, SAP, has inked a three-year pact with the software king of the world Microsoft to help its large enterprise customers move their business processes into the cloud.

Keeping 8chan off the net
Published in News
Monday, 21 October 2019 11:02

Keeping 8chan off the net


Former owner campaigns against it

8chan's current owner is still having trouble getting the site back online -- and that's due at least partly to lobbying against 8chan by the site's founder.