BT offers $778 million to sort out rural broadband
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For 10Mbps target


BT has offered to invest up to 600 million English pounds ($778 million in green backs ) to provide faster broadband services to remote parts of the country.

Chipzilla is no longer king
Published in Processors
Monday, 31 July 2017 14:15

Chipzilla is no longer king


We now must submit to our new Samsung overlord

After 20 years of being the number chipmaker, Intel is no longer  the top monster.

Apple surrenders and agrees to pay Nokia
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Pays $2 billion that it owed.

It appears that all that rubbish that Apple spouted about the former rubber boot maker Nokia was completely untrue and the fruity-cargo cult has written a cheque for $2 billion dollars to provide the Finns with the money they are owed.

Windows Subsystem for Linux is out of beta
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Vole goes cross platform

Early adopters on the Windows Insider program will notice that Windows Subsystem for Linux is no longer marked as a beta feature as of Insider build 16251.

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys
Published in News
Monday, 31 July 2017 12:57

Apple helps Chinese spy on fanboys


What are friends for?

The fruity-cargo cult Apple has aligned itself with the Chinese government against its users.

Flash needs to be open sauce
Published in News
Monday, 31 July 2017 06:00

Flash needs to be open sauce


Otherwise a lot of history will disappear

A petition is asking Adobe to release Flash into the hands of the open-source community.

Threadripper starts appearing
Published in Processors
Friday, 28 July 2017 06:00

Threadripper starts appearing


One bloke hacks into his with a razor blade 


AMD has started to make its Threadripper processors available in pre-built machines, at least in the US.

Sharp is back to black
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Friday, 28 July 2017 11:52

Sharp is back to black


Thanks to Foxcon cost-cutting

The troubled Japanese tech outift Sharp reported its third consecutive quarter of net profit staying on track to achieve its first annual profit in four years following a cost cutting drive under Foxconn.

Xiaomi borrows a billion to open a few shops
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Big sales drive

Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi has popped to the bank and scored a billion dollar loan to accelerate its drive into brick-and-mortar stores and help a push overseas.

Bezos shows Gates the dangers of saving the world
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Becomes the world’s richest man

Sir William Gates the III is no longer the world’s richest man, having spent too much helping to save humanity.