Global disparities in electric car ownership
Published in Transportation


Russia, South America and Africa falling behind

Europe and China dominate the world market for electric cars, but there are still very few electrified vehicles on the roads in large markets like Russia, South America and Africa, according to a study conducted by the Munich Mobility Show.

One bloke makes Apple look really silly
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 22 April 2021 11:58

One bloke makes Apple look really silly


Holes in App store review system cause fanboys to fall for scams

The fruity cargo-cult Apple's app review process protects users as effectively as a chocolate teapot makes tea and this has been highlighted by one bloke who finds scams on the store without any hardware or software.

UK people trash their landlines
Published in News
Thursday, 22 April 2021 11:35

UK people trash their landlines


More than three million have cut the cord in the last five years 

More than three million households in Britain have ditched their home phone in the last five years.

IT needs better supplier chains
Published in News
Thursday, 22 April 2021 11:29

IT needs better supplier chains


Recent events shows they are pretty rubbish says, disaster experts 

Recent events – such as the Suez Canal blockage and logistic problems with COVID-19 vaccine production – have underlined the need for organisations to build more resilient supply chains. According to disaster recovery and business continuity specialist Databarracks, this means working in partnership with suppliers and carrying out joint exercises in order to identify and address weak points before they become a bigger problem.

Intel defeats VLSI
Published in News
Thursday, 22 April 2021 11:21

Intel defeats VLSI


$3.1 billion damage claim thrown out 

Chipzilla is opening the champers after a US jury tossed out a patent infringement lawsuit filed against it by VLSI Technology.

HAProxy's load balancer handles  2.04 million requests per second
Published in News


All using a single ARM Neoverse

HAProxy has announced that its HAProxy 2.3 tested on a single ARM Neoverse has achieved 2.04 million requests per second and is citing it as proof that its load balancer can scale on  powerful servers with significant network bandwidth, and run on much more modest hardware while still achieving excellent results.

iMac shows Apple has lost its design mojo
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 12:00

iMac shows Apple has lost its design mojo


Yeah it is thin so what?

Apple has released a new design of its all-in-one iMac and while the Tame Apple Press has creamed itself on cue about things like thinness and colours it does not look like anyone really thought about what they were writing.

Magic Leap AR ready for later this year
Published in IoT
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:57

Magic Leap AR ready for later this year


Spectacular 

Magic Leap's next augmented reality headset is on track to be unveiled later this year.

Songwriters short changed by music streaming
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:53

Songwriters short changed by music streaming


Record labels still make a killing


According to a new report by industry analysts Mark Mulligan and Keith Jopling of Midia Research, songwriters are getting drastically short changed in the music streaming economy.

Edge gets performance mod
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:50

Edge gets performance mod


Optimising battery, CPU, chord change and RAM.

Microsoft’s Edge is about to get a "performance mode" which will improve how the browser uses the resources.