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

UK 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
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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
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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.

Google translation tools are creating a legal mess
Published in AI


We did warn you

Translation tools from Google and other companies could be contributing to significant misunderstanding of legal terms according to research due to be presented at an academic workshop.

Discord gives up on Microsoft
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 April 2021 11:36

Discord gives up on Microsoft


Vole will do a deal with one of the four horses of the Apocalypse instead

Messaging platform Discord has ironically ended deal talks with Microsoft after failing to reach an agreement.