EU court will not rule on Intel antitrust case until next year
Published in Processors


Gives it time to save up a bit


Europe's top court is unlikely to rule on Intel’s appeal against a record 1.06 billion euro EU antitrust fine until next year

US government wants control of EU data
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:36

US government wants control of EU data


US companies must hand over EU data to our spooks


The US government has become so arrogant that it thinks it can order other countries to hand over data to its spooks and has asked the highest court in the land to back it.

Hunter S. Thompson’s Apple history
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:21

Hunter S. Thompson’s Apple history


1990s advert had a cool back-story

In the 1990s, before Apple adverts were twee, the outfit attempted to get some street cred by hiring rouge hack Hunter S. Thompson for one of its commercials.

Torvalds grrs at grsecurity
Published in News
Monday, 26 June 2017 12:09

Torvalds grrs at grsecurity


It doesn’t care if it breaks anything

Open sauce’s Mr Sweary, Linus Torvalds, has waded into security outfit grsecurity.

Skylake and Kaby Lake CPUs have broken hyper-threading
Published in News


Dark side of the hyperthreading loom 


While the war is blazing between Intel and AMD fanboys over the superiority of the latest range of chips, Debian developers have spotted some rather nasty coding in Chipzilla’s latest creations.

Italy mulls iPhone ban
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 26 June 2017 09:36

Italy mulls iPhone ban


Persecuting the Apple cult in the traditional Roman way


The country which gave the world pizza, pasta and European civilisation is mulling over saving the nation from the fruity cargo cult by banning the iPhone.

Toshiba names preferred bidder for memory business
Published in News


Japanese consortium with deep pockets might win


Toshiba has named a consortium made up of the Innovation Network of Japan, Bain Capital and Development Bank of Japan, as the preferred bidders for its memory business.

Wikileaks fights to suppress documentary
Published in News


It has to be positive or we will not allow it


The so-called open government, whistleblowing site Wikileaks, is doing its level best to censor a documentary on the outfit because it fails to praise the outfit to the skies and put a positive spin on its leader Julian Assange.

There's life in the wearables market yet
Published in Wearables


IDC insists that the market is growing and changing

Beancounters at IDC think that despite no one is actually making money from wearables, there is some life in the market. 

Foxconn confirms US investment
Published in News
Friday, 23 June 2017 12:24

Foxconn confirms US investment


New robot plants in US

Foxconn has announced an investment project, the Flying Eagle, in the US which will feature robotic plants and other projects.