Apple pays Ireland some of the cash it owes
Published in News


1.5 billion euro cheque which can't be cashed

Fruity cargo cult Apple has paid the Irish Government 1.5 billion euro ($1.76 billion) into an escrow account set up by the Irish government to hold 13 billion euro in disputed taxes.

Apple developers form a union
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 21 May 2018 11:22

Apple developers form a union


Cheesed off with the company's heavy handed antics

Fed up with the way that Apple treats developers, a group of iOS developers have marked the tenth anniversary of the Apple app store by forming a trade union.

Google is now allowed to be evil
Published in News
Monday, 21 May 2018 11:01

Google is now allowed to be evil


Joins the dark side

The search engine Google has finally admitted that being a US corporation means being evil.

IBM warns that encryption's reign will be over soon
Published in News


The development of Quantum computers is the obituary of current encryption

IBM has warned that quantum computers will mean the end of encryption of sensitive data protected by today's most robust security.

Gates dilates on Trump
Published in News
Monday, 21 May 2018 10:26

Gates dilates on Trump


Trump can't tell two different sexual diseases apart but knew a lot about Gates' daughter

Software King of the World Sir William Gates III has angered Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump's cheerleaders by pointing out that the president has a problem when it comes to spotting his sexually transmitted diseases but knew rather a lot about Gate's daughter Jennifer.

Boffins transfer memory to snails
Published in News
Monday, 21 May 2018 10:18

Boffins transfer memory to snails


I thought my smartphone memory was already powered by snails 

UCLA neuroscientists reported Monday that they have transferred a memory from one animal to another via injections of RNA, a startling result that challenges the widely held view of where and how memories are stored in the brain.

Google might have faked its AI demo
Published in AI
Monday, 21 May 2018 10:14

Google might have faked its AI demo


And the moon landings never happened

The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn claiming that Google’s AI demo last week was a fake.

Bossa says its new game needed three years and 50,000 gamers to create
Published in Gaming


Worlds Adrift released

British game maker Bossa Studios has released Worlds Adrift - an ambitious adventure game which has taken three years and 50,000 gamers to create.

Troubled Tosh gets thumbs up for chip sale
Published in PC Hardware


Good news at last

Chinese regulators have approved the $18 billion sale of Toshiba's chip unit to a consortium led by US private equity firm Bain Capital, marking the end to a year long saga surrounding its most prized asset.

Another Uber exec flees the company
Published in Transportation
Friday, 18 May 2018 11:06

Another Uber exec flees the company


Chief Product Officer joins the brain drain

Uber Technologies Chief Product Officer Jeff Holden has cleaned out his desk at the ride-hailing company, the latest of more than a dozen senior executives to depart since last year.