Windows 10 support cut for some Intel chips
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Windows 10 support cut for some Intel chips


Clover Trail Atom processors blocked


While most people expected that Windows 10 would last a while, it appears that some Intel users will not get feature updates.

Security robot drowns itself
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Security robot drowns itself


I think you ought to know I am feeling depressed


A Washington DC-based security robot has decided that life protecting humans is not worth the effort and has killed itself by throwing itself into a fountain.

Google Glass is back from the dead
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Google Glass is back from the dead


Failed project gets  new role

The failed Google Glass project has been dusted off in the form of an "Enterprise Edition" of its smart glasses hardware, which is now available to a network of Google partners.

UK industrial software is compromised
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

UK industrial software is compromised


Hackers have control of the code

British spooks have discovered that some industrial software companies in the UK are "likely to have been compromised" by hackers.

Sexbots invade Twitter
Published in News
Wednesday, 19 July 2017 06:00

Sexbots invade Twitter


More than 90,000 strong botnet


Twitter’s security team has purged nearly 90,000 fake accounts after outside researchers discovered a massive botnet peddling links to fake “dating” and “romance” services.

Apple rallies its dependant minions to take on Qualcomm
Published in Processors


Imagine what it would be like if you don’t do what you are told


One of the big advantages of having your partners dependant on you means that your enemies are their enemies.

NOR Flash oversupply a thing of the past
Published in Memory
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 06:00

NOR Flash oversupply a thing of the past


Big players have quit


It is looking like the global NOR flash memory market is no longer over-supplied now that Micron Technology and Cypress Semiconductor have quit low to medium capacity.

Note 7s have tons of old metal
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 12:13

Note 7s have tons of old metal


Recycling will make back some of the costs


While Samsung is refurbishing and re-releasing some of its previously inflammable Note 7s, it is more likely to recoup some of the manufacturing costs through re-cycling.

Most cars will be autonomous in a decade
Published in News
Tuesday, 18 July 2017 06:00

Most cars will be autonomous in a decade


Because Musk never sleeps

Autonomous vehicles will become the norm in the auto industry within 10 years, according to Tesla CEO Elon Musk.

Galaxy Note 8 launch date announced for the end of August
Published in Mobiles

 

Announcement of the announcement announced

The marketing of new phones is somewhat silly – today we have an announcement that the release date for the Galaxy Note 8 will be announced at the end of August.