Uber self-driven to fire Levandowski
Published in News
Wednesday, 31 May 2017 11:05

Uber self-driven to fire Levandowski


Our tech is independent


Uber has fired Anthony Levandowski, the star engineer who has been accused by Google of stealing trade secrets about self-driving cars and giving it to Uber.

Supremes wallop expensive printer ink model
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If you bought it you can do what you like

The US Supreme Court has buried a long running move by printer ink companies which stopped people refilling their own cartridges.

Intel announces Skylake X
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Wednesday, 31 May 2017 10:35

Intel announces Skylake X


Parties like its $999


Intel has announced its new Skylake-X with ten cores to play with for a price tag of $999.

Woz admits Apple’s innovation days are over
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It is too big to do anything useful

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has said that Apple’s days of coming up with anything are gone.

Western Digital gets allies for Toshiba chip buy
Published in Processors


Still fighting for a load of old Tosh

Western Digital may join a consortium of Japanese government money and KKR & Co LP to bid for Toshiba's chip unit.

Surface Pro copied Apple too much
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:52

Surface Pro copied Apple too much


Not the design –  the gouging of users

While Microsoft makes a Surface Pro which is far better than Apple products, the software giant has copied Jobs’ Mob’s marketing and price gouging antics.

Encrypting pages keeps government spooks out
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Wikipedia found to be a useful HTTPS case study,


Harvard researchers found fewer instances of government Wikipedia censorship after the site started encrypting all of its traffic.

AI might kill off programming
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Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:30

AI might kill off programming


Danes come up with source code creators


A new neural network being built by a Danish startup called UIzard Technologies IVS has created an application that can transform raw Gui designs into source code that can be used to build them.

ARM releases new designs
Published in Processors
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:26

ARM releases new designs


Cortex-A75 and the midrange power efficient Cortex-A55

ARM is announcing a new generation of ARM CPUs and GPUs.

No Zenfone at Computex
Published in Notebooks
Tuesday, 30 May 2017 13:24

No Zenfone at Computex


Zen goes back to its PC roots

Asus surprised observers by not releasing a new ZenFone to be seen at Computex and only showed off four new notebooks.