Europe bans combustion engines by 2035
Published in Transportation
Thursday, 09 June 2022 11:28

Europe bans combustion engines by 2035

Wants faster developement of electric vehicles

The European Parliament threw its weight behind a proposed ban on selling new cars with combustion engines in 2035, seeking to step up the fight against climate change through the faster development of electric cars.

TSMC snubs Europe
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 08 June 2022 10:44

TSMC snubs Europe

Not enough customers

While the EU is keen to give a ton of money to TSMC to sort out its chip dependency, it seems the Taiwanese company is not interested.

Europe’s plan to combat kiddie fiddlers worry privacy experts
Published in News

Turns out that it might just be an excuse to spy on everyone

The European Commission’s plan to combat child sexual abuse material online is already raising privacy concerns.

Europe wants an integrated global watchdog alliance to curb US tech company power
Published in News

Close all loop holes

Europe's antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager called on Thursday for a global approach towards Big Tech to close any loop holes they might exploit.

Russian hackers attacking European wind farms
Published in News

That is a nice alternative to Russian gas, it would be a pity if anything happened to it 

While Russia is cutting off the gas supply to Bulgaria and Poland over their support to Ukraine, it appears that its hackers are trying to stop a move to green energy.

Amazon Europe pays no tax on 51.3 billion euros of sales
Published in News

Apparently it lost 1.16 billion euros

Amazon's main European retail business reported 1.16 billion euros ($1.26 billion) of losses in 2021.

China spending $150 billion to upgrade on semiconductor production
Published in News

Only a matter of time

The Chinese government has been spending over $150 billion by 2030.

Nvidia silently raises RTX 3000 series prices in Europe
Published in Graphics

up by 6.5 percent

Nvidia has silently increased European prices of its RTX 3000 series Founders Edition graphics cards, to anywhere between 5 and 6.5 percent.

Intel wants US and Europe to press ahead with sweeteners to big chip makers
Published in News

Gelsinger awaits your cheque

Chipzilla Chief Executive Officer [kicking] Pat Gelsinger urged the US and Europe to push ahead with efforts to bring back chip manufacturing which means basically giving chip makers large subsidies to set up shop.

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT could cost as high as €300 in Europe
Published in Graphics

Nowhere near MSRP

Although the Radeon RX 6500 XT has been announced with a rather reasonable $199 MSRP, it appears that retailers/e-tailers have a slightly different idea and those could cost €300 in Europe.