Xilinx releases programmable chip
Published in Processors

Cost a billion to make

Xilinx has revealed its adaptive computer acceleration platform (ACAP), which is a new kind of programmable chip for flexible hardware.

Apple developing MicroLED device displays
Published in Mobiles

Asian suppliers might be knifed soon

Apple's Asian supplies might be about to receive the long expected knife in the back.

Trump and Brexit campaigners exploited Facebook hack
Published in News

Gaming the elections using 21st tech

Two of the great election surprises of the 21st century, the election of Donald Trump and the successful Brexit campaign might have been the result of a rather good Facebook hack.

Apple markets its software bugs
Published in News

Don't you wish your Android had this many bugs?

Apple’s buggy software is now such a part of its users lives, Jobs’ Mob has taken to promoting it in its adverts.

Apple gear swats fanboys
Published in News

Helping increase the collective intelligence of the gene pool

The Apple Watch has a rather cool function which is designed to raise the standards of the world by having fanboys accidentally shot by police and thus removing the clinically dumb from the gene pool.

EU is about to hit big US IT with a big tax
Published in News

Tailored for their unique brand of avoidance

Large companies with significant digital revenues in the European Union such as  Apple, Uber, Google and Facebook could face a three percent tax on their turnover under a draft proposal by the European Commission.

Former Qualcomm chairman mounts a takeover bid
Published in News

Bit of long shot

After seeing off Broadcom, Qualcomm is now looking at another takeover bid by its former chairman Paul Jacobs

New study rules out games as precursors to violent crime
Published in Games

"Guns don't kill people computer games do" myth dispelled

Trying to avoid saying that the nation's gun obsession is responsible for school shootings, US politicians are focusing on violent video games as a cause. However, a new long-term study has proved that they are talking rubbish.

Iranians purged from Apple's app store
Published in News

Inquisition against a rival religion 

The fruity cargo cult Apple has decided that if you are Iranian, you are automatically forbidden to enter Apple heaven.

Intel to bring out Sceptre hardware fixes
Published in Processors

Starting with Cascade Lake

Intel is introducing hardware protections against the Spectre CPU bug that was discovered last year.