What possibly could have gone wrong?
The outfit behind the recent Facebook scandal - Cambridge Analytica - attempted to develop its own cryptocurrency this past year and intended to raise funds through an initial coin offering.
FCC boss Ajit Pai appears to have built his own swamp
The former chair of a panel organised by FCC boss Ajit Pai to advise the agency on broadband matters has been arrested for alleged fraud. Elizabeth Ann Pierce, the former CEO of Quintillion Networks, was appointed by Pai last April to chair the committee.
And in a decade no one will remember Steve whatsit's name
After the death of Steve Jobs we made that shocking observation that Steve Jobs would be forgotten by history while Bill Gates would be remembered and probably have statues dedicated to him. According to the annual YouGov survey our prediction is on track.
Sadly needed exotic cooling
Two of AMD's upcoming second-generation Ryzen processors have already been overclocked to more than 5.8GHz and beyond.
Threat Detection Technology
Chipzilla has been sharing some of its ideas to use the GPU to detect new classes of threats.
The Italians need stability
French media group Vivendi defended its cunning plan for the creaking and out-of-date Telecom Italia claiming that it is best placed as the number one shareholder to provide stability for the former monopoly.
Saying "non" to nasty foreign roast beef-eating encryption with "superior" french tech
The French government is building an encrypted messenger service to ease fears that foreign entities could spy on private conversations between top officials.
To run secure IoT – not bad for what it used to call "cancer"
Software king of the world Microsoft has knocked up its own version of the Linux kernal to run a secure end-to-end IoT product that focuses on microcontroller-based devices.
Chinese electronics giant ZTE has been effectively kicked out of the US for seven years after admitting to trading with North Korea and Iran.
Still no cure for Google
Google boffins have been telling the American Association for Cancer Research's annual meeting, that they have come up with a prototype of an augmented reality microscope that could be used to help physicians diagnose cancer patients.