McDonalds cooking oil is ideal for 3D printing
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:47

McDonalds cooking oil is ideal for 3D printing


The fast-food restaurant helped make breakthrough

Fast-food restaurant McDonalds helped a University of Toronto boffin come up with a 3D printer material by giving him old chip oil for his experiments.

UK to lose US data protection against Google antics
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Brexit means that Google can shift data to the US

Google is planning to move its British users’ accounts out of the control of European Union privacy regulators, placing them under US jurisdiction instead.

Intel trying to flog home internet division
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:27

Intel trying to flog home internet division


Of course, you don't get wafers with it, it's an albatross

Intel is in talks to sell a unit that makes chips for home internet access gear to MaxLinear.

Trump promised to pardon Assange
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 10:16

Trump promised to pardon Assange


If he denied Trump's Russian links

US President Donald Trump offered Julian Assange a pardon if he would say Russia was not involved in leaking Democratic party emails, a court in London has been told.

Intel makes cash, prunes workers
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 09:37

Intel makes cash, prunes workers

Apparently in a move to increase growth

Despite the fact it still manages to make pots of cash, Intel confirmed that “less than one percent” of its global workforce had been laid off.

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 09:19

Brits think their phone is killing their sperm

 

And you can charge an iPhone in seconds by putting it in a microwave

OnBuy.com has been asking British people daft mobile phone beliefs to see if they are as stupid as many in Europe believe and discovered that the nation which gave us Brexit is probably a sandwich short of a cut lunch when it comes to mobile tech.

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer
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Thursday, 20 February 2020 08:53

University of Stuttgart gets EPYC supercomputer


Hawk can manage 26 Petaflops


The High-Performance Computing Centre of the University of Stuttgart (HLRS) just switched on its new supercomputer, called "Hawk" which features a ton of AMD 2nd Gen EPYC processors under the bonnet.

Enterprises fail to get the IoT
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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:22

Enterprises fail to get the IoT


Even though they use it

Enterprises’ use of emerging technologies is on the rise around the world, but many are failing to capitalise on its benefits according to the 2019 Global CIO Survey from Logicalis

IOS is adware claims developer
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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:09

IOS is adware claims developer


If you don't pay for anything you get flooded with Apple made adverts

Software developer Steve Streza has been looking under the bonnet of iOS and has been a bit shocked to discover that, despite paying a fortune for Apple gear he is being flooded with adverts which come from Jobs' Mob.

Dell flogs RSA
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Wednesday, 19 February 2020 11:03

Dell flogs RSA


Banks $2.075 billion

Tin box shifter Michael Dell has flogged off his RSA business for $2.075 billion to a  consortium led by Symphony Technology Group.