Rambus releases details of actual product
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Monday, 11 December 2017 12:33

Rambus releases details of actual product


Next-gen high bandwidth memory technology


Patent outfit Rambus has paused its business to invent some new high bandwidth memory technology.

Indians tell Apple it will not get special tax treatment
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Apple staff need counselling

The Indian Government has told the fruity cargo cult Apple that it will not be a special tax case.

Apple close to buying Shazam
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Monday, 11 December 2017 11:48

Apple close to buying Shazam


More gimmicks

The fruity cargo-cult Apple, which has problems writing code which can tell the time accurately, is splashing out nearly half a billion dollars on a gimmick which allows Apple fanboys to identify which Coldplay or U2 single they are listening to by pointing their expensive iPhone at it.

Stupid watchdog does not understand how the internet works
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Despite having it explained to them

You would think that the body in charge of regulating telecoms and the internet in the US might understand how it works, but according to the Electronic Frontier Foundation the watchdog is clueless.

Chromebooks go down big time
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Monday, 11 December 2017 11:30

Chromebooks go down big time

 

Tame Apple Press cheers

The Tame Apple Press is celebrating after Google experienced a huge stuff up of its Chromebook services.

British spooks find hole in Microsoft Defender and Security Essentials
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Vole rushes to patch


Microsoft has posted an out-of-band security update to fix a remote code execution flaw in its Malware Protection Engine.

US jails VW executive over emissions
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:51

US jails VW executive over emissions


Scapegoat found

A US District judge in Detroit has sentenced Oliver Schmidt, a former Volkswagen executive, to seven years in prison for his role in the Volkswagen diesel emissions scandal of 2015.

Oracle’s dirty tricks war against Google
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:44

Oracle’s dirty tricks war against Google


Leaking information to the media

Oracle and Google appear to be locked in a dirty tricks war, according to Recode.

Toshiba settles with Western Digital
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:41

Toshiba settles with Western Digital


Deal made, peace pipe to be smoked

Toshiba and Western Digital have agreed in principle to settle a dispute over the Japanese firm’s plans to sell its $18 billion chip unit and aim to have a final agreement in place next week.

Intel might be preparing to off Nvidia
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Friday, 08 December 2017 13:15

Intel might be preparing to off Nvidia


No, don’t laugh

There is something in Chipzilla’s recent GPU moves which suggests the outfit might be about to make a move against Nvidia.