General Electric teams up with Apple, Qualcomm
Published in News


Build a more expensive lightbulb

General Electric has teamed up with Qualcomm and the fruity cargo cult apple to build digital technology into LED lightbulbs.

Cisco finally picks new boss
Published in News
Tuesday, 05 May 2015 12:57

Cisco finally picks new boss


Took them 16 months

After 16 months, Cisco has finally picked the person to replace CEO John Chambers.

HP outs AMD R9 380
Published in Graphics
Monday, 04 May 2015 15:37

HP outs AMD R9 380


Envy Phoenix desktops will have them

HP says its upcoming Envy Phoenix desktops will feature none other than "AMD R9 380" graphics, even if AMD still hasn't publicly confirmed the existence of its GeForce "killers."

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub
Published in Mobiles
Monday, 04 May 2015 14:00

Rumours suggest a Zenphone Atom snub


Snapdragon bites back

When Asus hit the headlines by announcing that it was going to be the first to run 4 GB of RAM; in a smartphone, it was believed that Intel wold be celebrating too.

Nothing to fear from Chinese DRAM
Published in Memory
Monday, 04 May 2015 13:35

Nothing to fear from Chinese DRAM


It is vapourware for now

It looks like a homegrown Chinese DRAM industry is not going to happen for five years yet.

Internet nearly full warns mainstream press
Published in News


Better put it on the clouds straight away

Over the weekend the Daily Mirror warned that the Internet would soon be full up and will collapse in eight years unless someone does something pretty fast.

LG profit plunges
Published in News
Monday, 04 May 2015 12:13

LG profit plunges


Nearly 60 per cent

LG Electronics has seen its quarterly profit plunged 59 percent as losses from TVs offset gutted improvements to its smartphone business.

Smartwatches cause car accidents claim
Published in Wearables


Begun the lawsuits have

Fruity cargo cult Apple's latest nice looking over priced junkware is getting it into a spot of legal bother.

Linux malware went un-noticed for years
Published in News


Yet it was supposed to be so safe

For at least five years, and probably longer, Linux and BSD servers have been used as spam machines thanks to a backdoor cased by a security flaw.
ESET researchers have found that the spammers are connected with a software company called Yellsoft, which sells DirectMailer, a "system for automated e-mail distribution" that allows users to send out spam.

Tesla gets into batteries tech
Published in News
Friday, 01 May 2015 14:14

Tesla gets into batteries tech


Every home will want one

Tesla Motors has unveiled Tesla Energy which will be batteries for homes, companies and utilities that will expand its business beyond electric vehicles and tap into a fast-growing area of the energy industry.