Nvidia's Super GPUs for mobile gaming early next year
Published in Graphics

Leak shows Nvidia counter-attack

Nvidia may be preparing to deliver a performance boost to the mobile computing market to see off AMD's mobile push.

Nokia denies it has a 5G problem
Published in Network
Thursday, 21 November 2019 10:22

Nokia denies it has a 5G problem


We are not lagging behind

The head of Nokia’s software business Bhaskar Gorti defended the Finnish mobile network maker against analyst fears that it is lagging behind its peers Ericsson and Huawei in 5G.

Museum gets Unix version 0 running on a DEC PDP-7 .
Published in News


In time for the OS's 50th birthday

The Living Computers museum in Seattle has got a  DEC PDP-7 minicomputer running version 0 of Unix just in time for the operating system's 50th birthday.

Brad McQuaid ends quest
Published in Gaming
Thursday, 21 November 2019 10:05

Brad McQuaid ends quest


Posted on Pantheon: Rise of the Fallen Twitter account

Brad McQuaid, best known as a formative hand in the creation of EverQuest, has died. He was 51.

Google wants to use the Linux kernel
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 November 2019 09:58

Google wants to use the Linux kernel


No longer heavily modified

Google has been talking about getting Android as close as possible to the mainline Linux kernel.

Disney+ crashed on first day
Published in News
Thursday, 21 November 2019 09:50

Disney+ crashed on first day


Tame Apple Press rejoices

On Disney+’s first day, its initial 10 million subscribers were hit with a series of outages. The company says this was because of high demand and the way engineers “architected the app”.

Bofffins come up with tactile cyber skin
Published in IoT
Thursday, 21 November 2019 09:40

Bofffins come up with tactile cyber skin

 

Absolutely no use for the porn industry at all

A team of Northwestern University boffins have created new wireless and battery-free smart skin which enables the wearer to feel hugs, strokes and kisses at a distance.

Qualcomm thinks there will be 225 million 5G smartphones
Published in Mobiles


...and nine million bicycles in Bejing

Qualcomm beancounters are projecting sales of 175 million to 225 million 5G smartphones in 2020 with more than 450 million in 2021.

Vodafone partners with Ryanair
Published in Transportation
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:57

Vodafone partners with Ryanair


Online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions

Vodafone has secured a seven-year technology partnership with Ryanair to handle the airline's online booking, passenger boarding and in-flight transactions.

Google launches Stadia
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 20 November 2019 10:53

Google launches Stadia


Cloud-based gaming

Google launched Stadia, a cloud-based service that allows users to stream games including “Assassin’s Creed Odyssey” and “NBA 2K20” on the Chrome web browser.