MediaTek formally launches Helio P90 system-on-chip
Published in Mobiles


Full of AI processing goodness

MediaTek has launched the Helio P90 system-on-chip (SoC) featuring APU 2.0, a new-generation architecture for AI processing boost and performance of 1,127GMACs (2.25TOPs).

ThoughtRiver developing AI based CV analysis
Published in AI
Friday, 14 December 2018 13:12

ThoughtRiver developing AI based CV analysis


Working alongside Professor Ted Briscoe computational linguistics expert

ThoughtRiver, the Cambridge-based leader in contract pre-screening technology, today announced that it has been awarded funding from Innovate UK for a £400,000 development project working alongside Professor Ted Briscoe, a well-known computational linguistics expert at Cambridge University.

If you want to keep your IT staff give them a Christmas bonus
Published in News


Right now

New research has found that if companies want to keep their IT workers in place and stop them from making New Year's resolutions to leave the company, they should give them a bonus in December.

Shamoon takes out 10 percent of Saipem
Published in News
Friday, 14 December 2018 12:26

Shamoon takes out 10 percent of Saipem


Really dangerous malware

A new variant of the Shamoon malware was discovered on the network of Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem, where it destroyed files on about ten percent of the company's PCs.

Asus CEO resigns
Published in PC Hardware
Friday, 14 December 2018 12:14

Asus CEO resigns


Two CEOS replace him

Asus announced that long-time CEO Jerry Shen is stepping down ahead of "a comprehensive corporate transformation".

Apple hopes to solve China crisis with its brilliant software
Published in Mobiles


Will fix Qualcomm issue with a software update 

Fruity cargo cult Apple believes it can work around the problem of its iPhone ban in China by leaning on its crack team of software experts.

Amazon finds ARM Graviton processor more efficient
Published in Cloud


Cloudy solutions

Amazon is to deploy an ARM-based Graviton processor. The e-commerce giant says this will lead to cost savings of up 45 per cent for "scale-out" services.

US ITC to ponder Qualcomm request for iPhone ban
Published in Mobiles


Rethinking if  it is in the public interest to ban iPhones after all


The US International Trade Commission is mulling over changing its mind on a ruling which said that banning imports of some iPhones into the United States was not in the public interest, even if Apple Inc infringed a Qualcomm patent.

Apple making its own modem
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 13 December 2018 11:16

Apple making its own modem


Dump Intel and put Qualcomm out of business

Fruity cargo cult Apple has finally admitted that Intel cannot make a modem which can compete with Qualcomm and is working on something of its own.

Huawei CFO is probably a Trump trade hostage
Published in News
Thursday, 13 December 2018 10:45

Huawei CFO is probably a Trump trade hostage


Very Game of Thrones

The Chinese are seeing the arrest of Huawei’s CFO Meng Wangzhou as an attempt by the US government to take a hostage in the ongoing trade negotiation with China.