Computer pioneer dies
Published in News
Wednesday, 22 May 2024 11:07

Computer pioneer dies


Bell tolls

Gordon Bell, a luminary in the field of computing and a revered figure in the preservation of its history, has died; he was 89.

Apple chucks its toys out of the pram
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 22 May 2024 10:57

Apple chucks its toys out of the pram


How dare the US government call us a monopoly

The fruity cargo cult Apple announced that it will demand a US  judge to strike out a lawsuit brought forth by the Justice Department and 15 states in March, which accused the iPhone manufacturer of dominating the smartphone market, disadvantaging smaller competitors, and inflating prices.

EU sets AI rule standard
Published in AI
Wednesday, 22 May 2024 10:38

EU sets AI rule standard


Will probably be copied by everyone else 

Just like it did with GDPR, the EU has developed a new set of rules for AI, which the rest of the world will probably have to match.

US charges someone for AI-child abuse
Published in AI
Wednesday, 22 May 2024 10:32

US charges someone for AI-child abuse


First of its kind

In what's believed to be the first case of its kind, the US Department of Justice arrested a Wisconsin man last week for generating and distributing AI-generated child sexual abuse material (CSAM).

AMD looks set to embarrass Chipzilla in servers
Published in PC Hardware


More cores than you can poke a stick at

The dark satanic rumour mill is abuzz with news about what AMD's Zen 5 and Zen 5c architectures will look like, and it seems like the server market will be Team Red’s.

Chipzilla reveals Lunar Lake plans
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Tuesday, 21 May 2024 11:24

Chipzilla reveals Lunar Lake plans


AI performance for Copilot+ PCs

Intel has unveiled plans for its forthcoming Lunar Lake client processors to be incorporated into over 80 new laptop models from more than 20 OEMs starting in the third quarter of 2024.

ChatGPT pulls Scarlett Johansson sounding AI
Published in News


Sky meets its limit

ChatGPT has withdrawn one of the voices from its conversational "Sky" ChatGPT after Scarlett Johansson raised concerns that it bore an uncanny resemblance to her voice.

Apple fixes privacy howler
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:53

Apple fixes privacy howler


Permits users to delete their pictures for good

The red faced fruity cargo cult Apple has fixed a “feature” on iOS 17.5 that resurrected long-delete and potentially embarrassing pictures.

Microsoft turns to AI to terminate borked search
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Total recall

Software King of the World Microsoft believes it has cracked the code to elevate Windows PC searches to the level of web searches.

HP Omni back from the dead
Published in News
Tuesday, 21 May 2024 10:24

HP Omni back from the dead


Spectre banished, Dragonfly swatted, Pavilion demolished.

The maker of expensive printer ink, HP, has revived the "Omni" brand, originally launched for its business-focused laptops in 1993.